Given that for two years I pretty much lived on the road, since I’ve been back in the UK I’ve been putting quality over quantity where spending time with my girlfriends has been concerned.
Hotels are the gold standard for girlfriend catching up – we get to hole up with no distractions, and hang out. And spas are even better when your girlfriend is a stressed out mother of two, with baby number three on the way, and a need for peace and calm.
Which is why Tara locked her infants under the stairs, pointed her husband in the direction of the microwave and burned round the North Circular to Grayshott Spa Hotel in Surrey, a privately owned destination spa, for 24hrs of treatments, spa food and lolling about in a vast, comfortable and beautiful bedroom with me.
And, whilst we were hard pressed to waddle out of the deep comfort of our room, the gardens & grounds in autumn are equally rewarding, with swinging seats under the falling leaves (above, top),
and plenty of lawns on which to wander about & crunch through said leaves:
But when the lure of tea and a fire becomes too much, then there is this drawing room in which to gracefully collapse:
Up late this week, our spa treatments, but I leave you with the video tour of our room:
For more information about Grayshott Spa please visit www.grayshottspa.com or check out their blog www.grayshottspalife.com, which has just re-launched with all sorts of videos, guest diaries and expert tips.
Sasha Wilkins of LibertyLondonGirl.com was a very happy (& very calm by the time she left) guest of Grayshott Spa Hotel