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  The specialist team from Rigo Spas provided three stainless steel spa pools for an outstanding new hotel wellness project unveiled last month. Situated in the picturesque Cheshire countryside, the luxurious new destination spa, The Spa at Carden, aims to offer a spa experience like no other in the area. The 4,500 m2 standalone spa […]

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Over the last few years it has worked closely with leading distributor Golden Coast and an extremely tight relationship has built between the two companies. A stockist of premium brands, Barnsley Hot Tubs felt the TylöHelo range of Swedish saunas and steam rooms — exclusive to Golden Coast in the UK — would be an […]

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Core swimming pool businesses looking to provide wellness facilities alongside water leisure projects could not have a better role model than the team from Ursell Pools & Wellness. Re-branding this year as Ursell Pools & Wellness, the team, formerly known as Bos Leisure (Bristol), are hardly new kids on the block. Under the leadership of […]

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ForumClub-ForumPiscine, the three-day event that is the Italian go-to place for fitness, wellness, pool and spa professionals, makes a welcome annual return from February 19 to 21, 2020. Well worth a combined city and event visit, the Bologna event typically attracts 150 exhibitors, and puts on 70 educational events in addition to its popular Italian […]

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Barn Bathing

When Gerry and Rachel Mee purchased the disused barns on Charity Farm near Shrewsbury seven years ago, they started an ongoing renovation programme to turn the barns into self-catering holiday cottages, which opened in 2014. The site, now known as Burlton Cottages, has since undergone further renovation, with the addition of an indoor pool and […]

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New Hotel Spa Complex Unveiled

Ye Olde Bell Hotel in Nottinghamshire, has unveiled a new multimillion pound spa. The new development, located in Barnby Moor, offers ten different spa experiences as well as a Herb Garden Brasserie, outdoor relaxation areas with alpine lodges and a beauty salon. The heated indoor and outdoor vitality pool is at the heart of the […]

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Hotel Chain Launches Wellness Retreat

A popular hotel in Cheshire has undergone a £2 million makeover to upgrade its spa and wellness facilities. The Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa in Chester, which originated as a 1930s manor house, has been transformed into a luxury spa destination. The new Vital Health & Wellbeing Club includes a selection of therapeutic thermal […]

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Pamper Packages

While wellness is the smallest of the three main pool, spa and wellness sectors, the industry agrees; it is increasing at by far the fastest rate. Led by luxury-end property developers and households, the wide range of wellness possibilities, from sauna and steam to experience showers, means that where the top end lead; the main […]

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Spoilt For Choice on Tiling & Mosaic

A bit like the original Ford motor cars that were only available in black, swimming pool customers used to be able to choose any colour of pool finish they liked – as long as it was blue. Fast forward to today’s technicolour dreamcoat era and we have a customer that is truly spoilt for choice. A rainbow of colour options, materials, textures, patterns and images.

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