Return to Wellness this National Spa Week with Thermae Bath Spa

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Throughout National Spa Week 2017, Thermae Bath Spa is proving its wellness credentials with a series of special events designed to celebrate the wellbeing, history and culture synonymous with one of the Great Spas of Europe. And most of the events and activities are free!

As the only day spa in the UK with access to natural thermal water, Thermae Bath Spa has wellness at the very core of its ethos and offering. Every day, guests come to ‘take the waters’ and let the heat and minerals work their magic. So what better place to come and rediscover your wellbeing? Take a look at what we have planned…

*Monday 30th October – Spa-themed Walking Tour of Bath: 2:30pm-4pm – Free*

Join an expert guide for a fascinating spa-themed walking tour of Bath! This free tour departs at 2:30pm from outside the main reception of Thermae Bath Spa and will last approximately 1.5 hours. No booking required.

*Tuesday 31st October – Cross Bath Open Day: 10am – 5.30pm – Free*

The historic Cross Bath, situated opposite Thermae Bath Spa, will be open for free 1-hour bathing sessions at 10.00, 11.30, 13.00, 14.30 and 16.00. An intimate open-air thermal bath with its own changing facilities, the Cross Bath is fed by its own poolside fountain.

Guests wishing to bathe in the Cross Bath need to bring their own swimwear (a towel will be provided). Children aged between 12 – 16 are permitted as long as they are accompanied by an adult on a 1:1 ratio.

Numbers per session will be limited and places should be booked in advance by calling the Reservations team on 01225 33 1234. A £10.00 deposit is payable which will be refunded on the day.

*Wednesday 1st November – Free Consultations in the Thermae Bath Spa Shop 11.30 to 16.30*

All guests are welcome to visit our Thermae Bath Spa shop in Hot Bath Street to have a complimentary wellness consultation from an Aromatherapy Associates expert. This includes a sensory consultation followed by an express hand and arm massage using your chosen oil. You can also receive a free gift with the purchase of any Aromatherapy Associates products over the value of £30 after your consultation.

For more than 30 years, Aromatherapy Associates, has been specialising in wellness, mindfulness and leading a balanced life. With a vision that has remained unchanged for a generation with a simple concept: sharing the power of essential oils and incredible effects at a therapeutic level. By harnessing the natural healing effects of the finest ingredients, purest extracts and essential oils, their core range of blends has become a phenomenon in the beauty world and they are recognised as leaders in the mindful beauty field. Aromatherapy Associates offer a purposeful range encompassing Bath & Shower Oils, skincare, body care, home, travel and gifting.

Consultations will be given on a first come, first served basis, and no booking is required.

*Thursday 2nd November – Live Music in the Minerva Bath: 6pm – 7.30pm*

All guests in the indoor Minerva Bath can enjoy the uplifting sounds of the band ‘Latino Groove’ whilst bathing in the natural thermal waters! Only open to paying guests using Thermae Bath Spa.

*Friday 3rd November – Aquasana in the Rooftop Pool: 8:15am – 9am*

Before the normal opening time of 9am, Thermae Bath Spa is offering visitors the chance to take part in a session of Aquasana in the open-air Rooftop Pool. The Aquasana session is free but must be taken in conjunction with a Thermae Welcome, which will give full use of the spa facilities from 9am.

Guests will partake in an invigorating aqua fitness session that combines classic yoga postures, balancing Tai Chi and strengthening moves to stretch and tone the body in the mineral enriched waters of the Rooftop Pool. With no experience required, try something truly special and harness the healing properties of our natural thermal waters.

Numbers for the session will be limited and can be booked in advance by calling the Reservations team on 01225 33 1234.

*Saturday 4th November – Return to Wellness: 10:00-15:30/16.30 – £35 At The Gainsborough Bath Spa*

In conjunction with The Gainsborough Bath Spa and Aromatherapy Associates, there will be a ‘Return to Wellness’ Day on Saturday 4th November, from 10:00 until 16:30. Return to Wellness will help attendees to rediscover their passion for health and wellbeing via a day-long series of wellness-related activities.

‘Return to Wellness’ costs £35 per person, and includes an optional morning yoga class, a mindfulness masterclass, an expert talk on nutrition, a delicious two-course lunch, a life coaching session, then finishes with the opportunity of a relaxing spa session in the natural thermal waters of the beautiful Spa Village. Attendees will also receive goody bags containing some Aromatherapy Associates products and a discount voucher for Thermae Bath Spa.

Return to Wellness Day:

10:00 – 10:45 – Yoga (optional) with expert practitioner Rebecca Bridgford
10:50 – Tea and coffee
11:10 – Mindfulness Masterclass with Aromatherapy Associates Wellness Expert, Jonathan Ward
12:10 – Talk on Nutrition with Aromatherapy Associates Wellness Expert, Yvonne Wake
13:00 – Delicious two course lunch in The Gainsborough Restaurant by Head Chef Dan Moon
14:30 – Life Coaching session with Aromatherapy Associates Wellness Expert, Yvonne Wake
15:20 – Tea and coffee
15:30 – Bath House Experience in Spa Village (optional)

Tickets cost £35 and include all of the classes, activities, lunch and the spa session. To find out more and to book your place, call 01225 35 8888 or email

*Monday 28th October – Saturday 4th November – Free Gift from Aromatherapy Associates with selected spa treatments*

To book your treatment please call the Reservations Team on 01225 33 1234.

About Thermae Bath Spa

Thermae Bath Spa is the only day spa in the UK which has access to the natural thermal waters. Situated in the heart of the World Heritage Site, Thermae combines the best of the historic spa with contemporary design and facilities including a selection of relaxing spa treatments.

The creation of Thermae Bath Spa ( was funded by Bath & North East Somerset Council, the Millennium Commission, Thermae Development Company Ltd (UK), the Bath Spa Trust, the EU Regional Development Fund and local subscribers. Thermae Bath Spa is currently operated by YTL Hotels.