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  • Writer's pictureJennifer Chee

8 Best Luxury Spas in Sussex, Near London


Everyone deserves the time and space to sit back and relax after a long week of work. Why not escape to the country and enjoy the pleasures of a relaxing spa day in the heart of the countryside. An hours drive outside of London is the scenic county of Sussex, with its sprawling South Downs and natural landscape. The county is home to an array of larger or more intimate spas, constellated across the countryside. CSP Times has collated a list of the best luxury spas on offer in Sussex, for whatever your spa escape looks like.

All imagery courtesy of respective spas.

1) The Spa at South Lodge

Set across from the sprawling splendour of the South Downs is The Spa at South Lodge, a luxury spot in the heart of Sussex. Enjoy all luxury at your fingertips with state-of-the-art facilities and a beautiful and lounge. Inside meets out and luxury meets leisure at The Spa at South Lodge with an array of gorgeous facilities. It's the perfect place for an afternoon of luxury.

Address: South Lodge, Brighton Road, Crabtree, Horsham RH13 6PS, United Kingdom | Phone: +44 1403 891711 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @SouthLodge_Spa | Facebook: @ExclusiveSouthLodge

2) Ockenden Manor

Recline in sweet serenity in the quaint village of Cuckfield at Ockenden Manor. Beautiful interiors meets quiet serenity at this luxury spa which features a beautiful inside and outside swimming pool and on-deck hot tub. Wonderfully curated treatments are available at the reception, alongside a calming cup of herbal tea.

Address: Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath RH17 5LD, United Kingdom | Phone: 01444 449191 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @HSHotels | Facebook: @OckendenManorHotel

3) Alexander House

The award-winning spa in West Sussex, Alexander House boasts 25 treatment rooms as well as a barrel sauna and hot tub for ultimate comfort. Enjoy the 120 acre estate from the comfort of the relaxation room, as you sit back, relax and snuggle into a lovely fluffy robe.

Address: Alexander House & Utopia Spa, Turners Hill, East Grinstead, United Kingdom, RH10 4QD | Phone: +44 (0) 1342 714914 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @_AlexanderHouse | Facebook: @AHSpa

4) Chichester Harbour Hotel & Spa

Enjoy an intimate experience in Chichester Hotel & Spa, with exclusive facilities in the grandeur of a Sussex Townhouse. The classic boutique hotel offers natural and holistic therapies using refreshing TEMPLESPA skincare products and expert staff to provide rejuvenating treatments from the inside out.

Address: 57 North Street, Chichester PO19 1NH, United Kingdom | Phone: +44 1243 778000 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @chichesterharbourhotel | Facebook: @ChichesterHarbourHotel

5) Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa

Enjoy one of the luxury HS Hotels in the heart of Sussex at Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa. The gorgeous estate, situated in the South Downs, features a heated outdoor infinity pool, tennis courts, gym and relaxation rooms, as well as lounge and spa facilities.

Address: Climping Street, Atherington, Littlehampton BN17 5RW, United Kingdom | Phone: +44 1903 723511 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @HSHotels | Facebook: @Bailiffscourt

6) Ashdown Park Hotel & Spa

This curates treatment specially designed in association with Kerstin Florian, for men and women to experience a fully balanced experience. Relax and unwind in the gorgeous surroundings of Forest Row in East Sussex. All guests are invited to use the Country Club during their stay, providing a relaxing or active afternoon.

Address: Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JR, United Kingdom | Phone: +44 1342 824988 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @ashdownparkhotel Facebook: @AshdownParkHotel

7))Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa

Set on the edge of the South Downs, Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa features state of the art health and fitness facilities for feeling rejuvenated both inside and out. With an array of swimming facilities, including a heated outdoor swimming pool, hydro pool, bio-sauna, loggia and lounging area, enjoy the blissful serenity of an intimate spa experience from the quiet courtyard on the club grounds.

Address: Country Club, Hotel & Spa, Wickwoods, Shaves Wood Ln, Albourne, Hassocks, United Kingdom BN6 9DY | Phone: 01273 857567 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @wickwoods_country_club | Facebook: @Wickwoods

8) Flackley Ash Country House Hotel

Situated on the easterly corner of the Sussex counties, Flackley Ash Country House Hotel is the perfect boutique getaway. With an array of spa packages on offer, including express facials, back massages and mani-pedis, the quaint country hotel is a perfect opportunity for some R&R away from the big city.

Address: Peasmarsh, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 6YH, United Kingdom | Phone: +44 1797 230651 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @flackley_ash_hotel | Facebook: @FlackleyAsh


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