Swinton Park Country Club and Spa
, which incorporates renovated historic buildings within an original walled garden adjacent to a luxury Grade II-listed castle hotel in North Yorkshire, England, will open in May.
The spa, which is owned by Lord and Lady Masham (Mark and Felicity Cunliffe-Lister) and on the grounds of Swinton Estate, will focus on creating a lifestyle destination with wellbeing at the heart of the operation.
Personalised prescriptions for both exercise and treatments will be provided by specialist practitioners and therapists.
The club and spa will cover more than 2,000sq m (21,500sq ft), excluding external facilities.
A spa bathing area will consist of an 18-metre swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, foot spa, steam and salt room, aroma steam room, Finnish sauna, spa garden, as well as an outdoor natural pool and hot tub. Indoor thermal and wet facilities will be provided by Barr and Wray.
The spa's treatment suite will consist of relaxation rooms, eight treatment rooms, couple's suites and a home-care advice centre. A Beauty Cottage that will have a treatment room with manicure, pedicure and blow-dry bar.
Elemis will be the main spa brand at the site, with other brand partners due to be announced at a later date.
Designed by architects Bowman-Riley, the club and spa will also have a fitness suite, with equipment provided by Pulse. The fitness area will consist of a consultation room, exercise studio and bodywork room. Hiking and outdoor running and walking programmes will be available for guests and members, as well as an on-site grass tennis court.
The Cunliffe-Lister family has owned the estate since the 1880s and Lady Masham has led the design of the project, with consultancy provided by Nick Holmes, formerly of Rockcliffe Hall, and Liz Holmes of Commercial Spa Strategies.
The club and spa will also have a terrace bar and restaurant, and shop.
The Swinton management team, led by Claire Jones, is currently recruiting a Spa Manager ahead of the May opening
Lady Masham said: "The country club and spa will enhance what we already have at Swinton and we are sure that more people will come to enjoy, not only the spa facilities, but the parkland, gardens, dining and shopping experience we are creating. It is important to us that this new development is accessible and reflects our environment and our heritage."