Menzies Welcombe Hotel & Spa
A good choice for groups, according to Kathryn, this hotel on the outskirts of Stratford has spa apartments for parties of four or more, as well as more conventional hotel rooms. 'The main house is impressive in a more traditional sense, while the spa area is light and airy with a more contemporary feel – there is even underwater music in the pool,' she says.
Where Warwick Road, Stratford-upon- Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 0NR (0845 850 3013; www.welcombehotelstratford. co.uk)
How much Spa packages from £105pp (four sharing), including dinner, B&Band a 30-minute treatment.