Rest and Relaxation Spots
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Rest and Relaxation Spots

Cambridge offers a variety of rest and relaxation spots for visitors to unwind and recharge amidst the city's historic charm. Here you can find a variety of these spots.


Floatwell offers a choice of evidence lead wellbeing treatments aimed at managing stress, reducing physical pain, and enhancing your mental focus. Located in a beautiful Victorian villa close to Cambridge Station, at the heart of the CB1 business district.

Gresham House Wellness at The Gonville Hotel

Considerable care has gone into restoring Gresham House, a Victorian villa within central Cambridge’s conservation area.

We have worked closely with restoration experts to ensure that Gresham House retains its period charm, whilst offering solace from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.

With floral interiors and botanical scents, Gresham House Wellness is a place of tranquillity and relaxation in the heart of Cambridge.

Offering a range of ESPA treatments including massage and facials as well as tanning, make up and nails for any occasion.

We also sell a range of ESPA products including fabulous gift sets, cleaners, moisturisers and much more. You can purchase the product ranges used during your treatment to continue your care regime at home.

Jesus Green Lido

At 100 yards, Jesus Green Lido in central Cambridge is Britain’s longest outdoor pool, an honour it jointly shares with Tooting Bec Lido in London. During the busy summer months, the pool is open every day 7am-7pm. Booking via the Better App is highly recommended.

As the pool is an unheated outdoor pool, the water temperature fluctuates widely over the course of the year, dropping to icy temperatures in winter and low to mid-20s during summer.


Where you can do a lot while doing nothing at all. An oasis of calm set in the Cambridgeshire countryside inspired by the Scandinavian philosophy of balance.  For a few precious hours or a whole day, leave behind the noise of everyday stress and distractions.

Quy Mill Hotel & Spa

Indulge in a day of relaxation, restoration, and revitalization at Riverside Spa. Our spa offers a range of treatments and experiences that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Choose a spa treatment that best fits your mood and needs. Our friendly and knowledgeable team are dedicated to making sure you have everything you need during your visit.

Spa treatments are available from 9am to 8pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 6pm on Saturday & Sunday.

The Glassworks

Visit The Glassworks at The Varsity Hotel & Spa, the Whirlpool hot tub overlooking the river is the perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and de-stress. Indulge in a wide range of Elemis treatments, detox in our sauna, steam room and SPA Pool, workout in our state of art gym or in one of our studio classes.


University Arms Spa Treatment Rooms

University Arms offers relaxing Aromatherapy Associates treatment rooms that are available to both hotel and non-hotel guests. Indulge in treatments for your body and skin that use the highest concentrations of natural ingredients, giving you a truly exceptional sensorial experience.


Did you know?

One of the most famous figures in English history, Oliver Cromwell, was laid to rest at Westminster Abbey, but his decapitated head is buried in the grounds of Sidney Sussex College in Cambridge. Grisly but true!