Mother's Day spa break and gift ideas

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

It’s almost that time when we let the very special ladies in our lives know how much we appreciate them.

Because all mums love a well-deserved pamper, we’ve picked the top Scottish Spa hotels that are easily accessible by rail. So whether her drink of choice is a mug of tea or a glass of wine, she can relax and let us do the driving before indulging in these sumptuous spas.

Stirling Highland Hotel Spa4* Stirling Highland Hotel

Set within the beautiful, historic city of Stirling, the Highland Hotel features a tranquil Health Club and Spa to help you escape the stresses of everyday life. It boasts an extensive fitness suite, swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and beauty treatment rooms. At just a ten minute walk from Stirling station, this hotel is ideally situated for those travelling from all over the country. Find out more.

5* Gleneagles Hotel

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Gleneagles features an award-winning spa. It offers an extensive menu of traditional therapies as well as complementary and alternative wellness treatments - all designed to relax, invigorate and rejuvenate both the body and the mind. With its own train station just minutes from the hotel, Gleneagles is easily accessible from all corners of Scotland. Find out more.

Hilton Hotel Glasgow Ocean Rooms Spa5* Hilton Hotel Glasgow

Situated in Glasgow city centre, this hotel is within walking distance of various train stations. Mum can hit the shops for some retail therapy - Glasgow is known for its Style Mile with malls, independent boutiques, and designer stores - before relaxing in the Hilton’s Ocean Rooms Spa whirlpool, steam room and sauna. Find out more.

5* Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh

The award-winning Balmoral Spa is the ultimate urban spa experience, set in the heart of the city – just steps from Edinburgh Waverley station. You can expect a sanctuary of personal comfort and total escapism. The Balmoral Spa’s expert therapists will awaken your senses as you revive, relax and rejuvenate. Find out more.

Oban Bay Hotel Spa3* Oban Bay Hotel

Experience the most scenic rail journey in the world, the West Highland Line, when taking mum to the Oban Bay Hotel. But the fun doesn’t stop when the train does. The hotel is set on the edge of Oban’s picturesque Esplanade, and features an outdoor hot tub, steam room and sauna. Find out more.

4* Carnoustie Golf Hotel

This beach-front hotel offers amazing views of the coast and boasts extensive spa and health facilities with various beauty treatments on offer. Just a few minutes’ walk from Carnoustie station, it can be reached via scenic coastal train services between the central belt and Aberdeen. Find out more.

Plus, here's a couple of great gift ideas...

Discounts on theatre tickets

Treat your mum to a night at the theatre with our ticket offers for popular shows in Glasgow and Edinburgh. See Anita and Me in Edinburgh for just £16 each or get 2OR1 tickets in Glasgow to see Wonderland, All or Nothing, Out of Order or Buddy. Take your pick – she’ll be sure to love whatever you choose. See offers.

50% off Homes & Interiors Scotland

If your mum is forever decorating and the most house-proud person you know, then this is the perfect gift for her. Treat her to a two-year subscription of the popular and inspiring Homes & Interiors Scotland magazine for just £25.20 – a whopping 50% discount for our customers. See offer.

Inspired to take mum along to one of the above?

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