Boringdon Hall

The Enchanted Place on the Hill

Experience a Yoga & Pilates break at Boringdon Hall. By Lauren Bloxham

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A stone’s throw from Dartmoor National Park, and easily accessible from Plymouth, Boringdon Hall has come to be known as ‘The enchanted place on the hill’. You’ll understand why the moment you arrive. A 16th Century manor house, gifted by Henry VIII to the Earl of Southampton, Boringdon Hall has a rich and colourful history with a wealth of visitors including Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh.

Now a five-star luxury hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant, bistro, spa, spatisserie and fitness and wellbeing suite, Boringdon Hall effortlessly mixes traditional luxury with modern elegance, with a comprehensive wellbeing experience to match.

Boringdon Hall

Guests are greeted with opulence and a nod to its historical past, with coats of arms and oak panelling; the original manor house is home to the reception, the restaurant, brasserie and bar. The Gaia spa occupies a light, new development, and once checked in, guests of the wellbeing suites will experience the transition to modern elegance where oak beams make way for sleek lines and natural materials. Neutral tones and lush living walls of lichen and moss, and plenty of natural light, make the space fresh, which feels in touch with its natural surroundings.

With a range of spa facilities including salt and aromatherapy steam rooms, Finnish and herbal saunas, hydrotherapy pool and swimming pool, the spa offers a sensory experience. Heat and water treatments are arranged logically according to temperature and are centred around a pool with views of the gardens.

The Enchanted Place on the Hill: Boringdon Hall

The Gaia Spa experience will please conscientious spa goers. Treatments and products are handmade in the southwest of England using traditional production methods. Products are made from natural and organic ingredients, free from synthetics and chemicals and packaging is sustainable and recyclable. The Gaia treatments are delivered to a consistent high standard which invites maximum relaxation.

Wellbeing classes include yoga stretch, hatha yoga, Pilates flow and meditation and breathwork. Delivered by a range of experienced fitness instructors in the wellbeing suite, with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the garden, the lush vibe continues with tropical plants accenting the soothing neutral tones and soft lighting of the space. Classes are accessible and varied in nature with early and mid-morning options as well as evening classes to wind down with.

Boringdon Hall delivers an exceptional wellbeing experience, combined with fine dining and the kind of comfortable ease, and in-room luxury which makes a night in with Netflix just as enticing as a night out at the restaurant or brasserie. Either way, you’ll float away from your stay feeling rejuvenated and well rested.

Yoga and Pilates

Breaks Rejuvenate body and mind amidst the Devon countryside with a Yoga & Pilates Break. Led by expert instructors, find inner balance, enhance flexibility, and leave feeling refreshed and invigorated.

  • Includes: Two-night stay at five-star Boringdon Hall
  • Breakfast each morning in the Spatisserie
  • Dinner in the Mayflower Brasserie each evening
  • A 45-minute GAIA treatment per person
  • GAIA Skincare Gift Set in room on arrival
  • Access the full Yoga & Pilates schedule during stay
  • Complimentary membership to award-winning adult-only Gaia Spa for the duration of stay
  • 10% off additional spa treatments booked

Available for stays Sunday – Thursday. From £557pp


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