7 of the best pre-wedding spas in Scotland

Looking for a relaxing spa day at one of the best spas in Scotland? It’s always good to take a break, recharge and relax with your other half (or even your bridesmaids), so we’ve rounded up 7 of our favourites for you to try, from Glasgow spa days to spa experiences in Edinburgh; we’ve got it all!

Fletcher’s Cottage Spa at Archerfield House



WHERE Set in a magnificent estate situated between Gullane and North Berwick, in picturesque East Lothian.

IN A NUTSHELL A haven of rustic luxury right at the heart of the Archerfield Estate, every element of the spa expresses a responsible, ethical approach to health and well-being. There is a relaxation room, marine steam, aroma sauna and private bath huts to provide the ultimate relaxing day.  Experience abundant views over the walled herb garden or indulge in a glass of champagne beside mesmerising log burners. There is even Fletcher’s Workshop where you can pick up your favourite products used during your treatment to continue the spa vibes at home.

SWD LOVES For sheer luxury, the Sisley Spa Day. You will enjoy full use of the spa facilities before a luxurious two hour Sisley Ultimate Face & Body treatment and a spa afternoon tea – sounds like bliss to us!

BOOK ME IN! Call 01620 897580 or email spareservations@archerfieldhouse.com. Find out more by visiting the Archerfield House website.

The Spa at Cameron House



WHERE On the bonny, bonny banks of Loch Lomond! The Spa is set in simply breathtaking grounds, a short two miles from Cameron House itself, with a concierge service operating every half hour between the hotel and The Spa.

IN A NUTSHELL The Spa has 17 treatment rooms including a VIP couple’s room with mineral bath, steam room and private balcony, as well as a Rasul mud chamber with steam room, and a Relaxation Suite. All the spa therapists are trained to the highest standard and use ESPA and Carita products. A highlight of a visit to The Spa at Cameron House is the stunning rooftop infinity pool, in which you can take a dip and enjoy view across The Carrick golf course, lodge resort and beyond into the Scottish mountains.

SWD LOVES All spa days include a light lunch in spa dining, use of the thermal experience for two hours and robes, slippers and towels. We love the sound of the Spoil Me package which includes the radiance ritual signature treatment to improve your skin’s texture and relax tension in your muscles, starting with a deeply relaxing back massage followed by a revitalising facial with a brightening mask which leaves the skin radiant, smooth and hydrated. Your lower legs and feet receive a therapeutic massage and the experience concludes with a calming scalp massage – bliss! See other available packages here.

BOOK ME IN! Call 01389 310777 or email TheSpa@CameronHouse.co.uk. Find out more by visiting the Spa at Cameron House website.

Fairmont St Andrews Signature Spa



WHERE The 520 acre five star Fairmont St Andrews resort encapsulates luxury, elegance and truly breathtaking surroundings in the ˜Home of Golf’. A truly unique and special venue that makes your visit one to remember, with its lavish and stunning surroundings, peaceful setting and stunning cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea.

IN A NUTSHELL The sumptuous Signature Spa offers a range of treatments including locally-themed massages, facial and relaxation therapies using exclusive Aromatherapy Associates products in 12 chic treatment rooms. The spacious swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and relaxation room complete the experience, helping you to relax and unwind.

SWD LOVES For a dreamy spa day the Just What I’ve Always Wanted package really is what we have been looking for all of our lives. You will have use of Fairmont St Andrews Resort Spa Facilities and Relaxation Lounge with complimentary use of a spa robe and slippers before choosing your choice of four express treatments or two 60 minute treatments of your choice, completing your indulgence with a Lifestyle Cuisine Bento Box Lunch or Afternoon Tea. Annnd, relax…

BOOK ME IN! Call 01334 837000 or email standrews.scotland@fairmont.com. Find out more by visiting the Fairmont St Andrews website.

IX Beauty at The Chester Hotel



WHERE A stylish, newly refurbished luxury hotel on Aberdeen’s Queen’s Road.

IN A NUTSHELL Featuring two beauty rooms and two nail bars, allow yourself to melt into relaxation. IX Beauty offers over 60 luxuriant treatments with the spa’s experienced therapists introducing you to Thalgo body and skincare range which offers a variety of treatments such as massage, facials and invigorating body scrubs; the only location in Aberdeen city centre to offer the treat of Thalgo.

SWD LOVES For sheer indulgence, the Elemis Ultimate Experience should be your go-to. Enjoy a Full Body Frangipani Scrub, Full Body Massage, Full Elemis Facial plus a Leighton Denny Custom Manicure and Pristine Pedicure. Complete your day of pampering with a two course lunch in the main restaurant, choosing from the Market Menu, and a glass of Prosecco all part of the deal.

BOOK ME IN! Call 01224 327778 or email beauty@chester-hotel.com. Find out more by visiting The Chester Hotel’s website.

Yu Spa at Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa Dundee



WHERE Located on the stunning quayside area of Dundee’s waterfront, the spa is a perfect city haven.

IN A NUTSHELL Yu Spa Dundee offers a variety of services, all performed by knowledgeable professionals in one of the five tranquil Elemis treatment rooms. In addition to Elemis spa treatments, you can soak in the spacious Ozone swimming pool, unwind in a sunken Japanese-style hot tub, enjoy the sauna or herbal-infused steam room and enjoy a relaxing lunch while you’re there.

SWD LOVES With a range of Wedding Wellness spa days, we particularly like the Something Yu package. Take time out of the busy build up to focus on you, a great way to relax the mind & body with choice of exotics body wrap, back neck and shoulders massage, use of robe and slippers plus Time to Spa, giving you full access to the spa facilities for 2 hours. You can see the other packages and treatments here.

BOOK ME IN! Call 01382 309309 or email cityquay@yuspa.co.uk. Find out more by visiting the Yu Spa at Apex Dundee website.

The Spa at Blythswood Square Hotel

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WHERE One of Glasgow’s most popular hotels situated in gorgeous Blythswood Square.

IN A NUTSHELL This award-winning spa is just a stone’s throw from Glasgow city centre, but it feels like a world away. The space has nine treatment rooms, a thermal suite with a wide range of rooms and experiences, plus two relaxation pools. Why not book a Rhassoul Chamber experience for you and your partner?

SWD LOVES This spa uses a range of lovely Scottish products including Ishga, developed on the Isle of Lewis with natural Scottish seaweed. Seaweed is known for its natural healing and therapeutic properties, and contains a concentration of vitamins and natural antioxidants that are great for maintaining healthy skin.

BOOK ME IN! You can email for more information at spa@blythswoodsquare.com, call the spa at 0141 2401622 or visit the Spa at Blythswood Square Hotel website for more information.

One Spa at Sheraton Edinburgh

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WHERE This spa is in the five-star Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa, Edinburgh situated in a prime spot overlooking Edinburgh Castle.

IN A NUTSHELL A beautiful light-filled space, One Spa has an infinity edge swimming pool, rooftop hydropool and a thermal suit with heat and water experiences for relaxing or energising – whatever you need!

SWD LOVES Why not take some time to pamper and prepare for your big day with a Relax and Revitalise Spa Break, a series of spa treatments formulated to ‘rejuvenate the face and body as well as relax the mind’. We’re sold! You’ll get two nights accommodation in a beautifully appointed room, full use of the hydropool and thermal suite for up to three hours, a body wrap, body massage, facial and light lunch in the One Spa Cafe.

BOOK ME IN! Call to make an appointment at One Spa on 0131 2217777 or visit the One Spa at Sheraton Edinburgh website.