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Date:  08/04/2021

Top 10 wellness corporate retreats in the UK

Country house and wellness retreat in the English countryside

Planning a wellness corporate retreat is the perfect way to reward your employees with some serious R&R, reconnect with your team face-to-face and motivate team members after a tough year.  Let’s face it we all need a break from “you’re on mute”.

The UK is renowned for its gorgeous countryside and luxury hotels with a variety of options for a corporate retreat.  Have your team enjoy being pampered in luxury spas, gaining knowledge of health and fitness, whilst being served nourishing food from leading chefs at a top venue.

At Pure Communications Group we are venue experts, so if you’d like our support with planning your next wellness corporate retreat, then don’t hesitate to get in touch.

West Lexham, Norfolk

This stunning retreat is located in the beautiful rural Norfolk. The resort is largely focused on sustainability, ethics and wellbeing with a focus on nourishing the mind, body and soul. West Lexham offers many wonderful experiences such as yoga, wild swimming, meditation and Pilates. Whilst staying in the beautiful wilderness-like accommodation, teams can indulge in nourishing and delicious food. West Lexham has something for everyone to enjoy so it is a perfect option for a corporate wellness retreat that will have your employees feeling rejuvenated and inspired.

“An enriching time in nature helps diminish stress, enhance concentration, boost creativity and ignite job satisfaction” – West Lexham

Aerial view - lush green forests of Our retreat in Norfork
Image via: West Lexham

Our Retreat

Looking for the ultimate fitness and wellness retreat for your team?! Then ‘ Our Retreat is exactly that – located in Somerset at a secluded farmhouse, surrounded by 42 acres of serene countryside. There are so many activities included in your stay such as daily mindful yoga, Pilates and restorative yin yoga classes, breathwork, sound healing sessions, wellness workshops and woodland walks. With a team of talented chefs, guests will receive a delicious healthy plant-based menu throughout their stay. During the retreat, you and your team will reconnect, while focusing on a healthy life change, that will have your team feeling accomplished, healthy and most importantly happy.

Country house in English countryside
Image via: Our Retreat

Ellenborough Park

Step away from the hustle and bustle and head out to the glorious countryside, to one of Gloucestershire’s finest corporate retreats. Ellenborough is the ultimate luxury retreat to truly reward your staff, say thank you to clients or motivate your team with an experience they won’t forget.

Ellenborough offers up to 60 bedrooms and suites and is equipped to offer a range of activities such as golfing, spa days, walks and teambuilding activities. The venue also offers meeting spaces all with the backdrop of the gorgeous Gloucestershire countryside! Ellenborough Wellness Spa captures the blissful essence of serenity and wellbeing. What more could you ask for!

Countryside, luxury retreat and pool
Image via: Ellenborough Park

The Gainsborough Bath Spa, Bath

Bath, the ultimate wellness destination, rich in history and famous for its thermal spring waters. For centuries Bath has been known as a leisure and wellness destination. The Gainsborough is exactly that! This elegant hotel is located in the heart of Bath, perfectly situated so you and your team can get out and explore this historic city and its stunning architecture and beautiful countryside.  The Gainsborough offers one of England’s best spas. Reward your team with a personalised aromatherapy spa package that will leave them feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

“Spa Village Bath integrates the treasured waters of Bath and a signature treatment that focuses on personalised aromatherapy, balancing the fine line between science and art.” – The Gainsborough Bath Spa

Spa pool at the The Gainsborough Bath Spa
Image via: The Gainsborough Bath Spa

The Gilpin Hotel, Lake District

If you’re looking to reward your top performers with the ultimate chance to relax and unwind from their daily jobs, then The Gimpin Hotel offers just that. Located in over 21 acres of utter bliss, The Gilpin Hotel has 28 bedrooms, two restaurants a champagne bar, lounge, terraces, a croquet lawn, perfect for unwinding and taking in the beautiful scenery.  The Gilpin Hotel also offers a lake house a mile from the hotel.  The lake house is located on 100 acres of private grounds, with its own lake, boathouse, hot tubs, saunas, and swimming pool.

The Lake District is best known for its breathtakingly beautiful hikes – an adventure escape from the city and for your team to truly connect with nature. If you’re looking for a relaxing corporate retreat then The Gilpin Hotel is the place to stay!

Sandstone cottage hotel based in the Lake District
Image via: The Gilpin Hotel

Alexander House, West Sussex

This stunning hotel and luxury spa is just outside of London, so perfect for an away day or a few days of maximum relaxation! The hotel is surrounded by 120 acres of beautiful gardens for the guests to explore. Have your employees take advantage of the impressive Utopia spa which offers 25 treatment rooms. 

Large Victorian country house set in the English countryside
Image via: Alexander House

Combe Grove

Located in Bath this 64-acre estate has everything you need for a wellness corporate retreat. From peaceful walks in the woods, to activities such as swimming, tennis and yoga there is something for everyone. Or if you simply prefer some quiet time then treat yourself to a spa day. Reward your team with a stay they will remember and that is perfectly suited for everyone.

Image via: Combe Grove

 The clover mill

If health and mindfulness is a top priority for your team after a stressful year then, the Clover Mill is just what your team needs! Located in Worcestershire, your team will be taught how to reset, relax and completely switch off through various meditation techniques. Clover Mill is a beautiful and restful retreat, with lavish and innovative eco-accommodation designed to five-star standards. Guests will have access to spa facilities, individualised treatments, yoga classes, workshops, whilst being offered delicious and nourishing meals during their stay.

Pond surrounded by greenery in the countryside of Worcestershire
Image via:The clover mill

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Restaurant, Dorset

This special hotel is surrounded by beautiful countryside in the heart of Dorset. With its impeccable service, delicious menus, a relaxing spa, a stunning indoor pool and fragrant landscaped gardens your team will be thrilled.

This Georgian house is in the enchanting village of Evershot, West Dorset. Set in four acres of beautifully manicured gardens, your team will have access to the pool, spa and beauty treatments, bicycles, a croquet lawn and an all-weather tennis court. Just a 25-minute drive from the Jurassic Coast, many teambuilding activities can be made available for your team!

Large country home in lush English Countryside
Image via: Summer Lodge Country House Hotel

Chewton Glen, New Forest

Our final pick is Chewton Glen.  Reward your top performers with one of England’s finest hotels and spas, a privately owned luxury Country House Hotel & Spa. The hotel is surrounded by 130 acres of woodland extending to the New Forest National Park and southern coastline and is an idyllic escape.

For those wanting to reconnect with nature and enjoy the countryside, the activities available are endless with walking trails as well as a golf course, tennis center and suite of spa facilities. Chewton Glen also has an onsite cookery school, perfect for groups who can relax, bond and learn over seasonal, organic food. The ultimate wellness corporate retreat venue.  

Country house in the English countryside
Image via: Chewton Glen, New Forest

After an extremely difficult year, it is more important than ever to reward and motivate staff. Wellness corporate retreats are an ideal way to have your team return to work feeling recharged and motivated.

As experts in corporate retreat venues, our team are full of ideas of locations, hotels, spas and activities to support your planning, so do get in touch as we would love to help.