The original and best dedicated spa retreat, according to Anna. "Ragdale is the John Lewis of spas: excellent quality, well priced, and delivered by people who really know their stuff. The comprehensive thermal facilities keep you relaxed, the food is excellent and Ragdale cannot be matched on that all-important customer service.'
Where Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 3PB (01664 433000; www.ragdalehall.co.uk)
How much Spa breaks from £280pp for two nights, including accommodation, all meals, use of all facilities and a 50-minute spa treatment.