Get back to nature

Hillsborough Forest

Main Street, Royal Hillsborough

As winter wraps its icy fingers around the landscape, transforming it into a magical wonderland, there's no better time to embark on a serene walk through nature. Hillsborough Forest, nestled in the heart of winter's embrace, offers a picturesque escape that captivates the senses and rejuvenates the soul.

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Slievenacloy Nature Reserve

Flowbog Road, Lisburn, BT28 3TE

In the heart of Stoneyford, embraced by the majestic Divis Mountain, lies the enchanting Slievenacloy Nature Reserve—a hidden gem that beckons to those seeking solace and natural beauty.

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Moira Demesne

110 Main Street, Moira, BT67 0DS

Moira Demesne beckons you with open arms, promising a picturesque escape from the ordinary. Nestled in the heart of the Moira, the Demesne provides a quiet escape from the busy village. The Park also offers areas dedicated to biodiversity and holds a significant number of old trees which include horse chestnut, oak, and beech trees. These trees give the demesne its character by virtue of their age and size and benefit a range of wildlife species.

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Get away from it all

Glamping @ Let’s Go Hydro Resort & Spa

1 Mealough Road, Carryduff, Belfast, BT8 8GB 

For a glamping experience like no other, check out Let’s Go Hydro Resort & Spa. Take time to relax hidden away in one of their luxury accommodations. The Viking Huts, Igluhuts & River Cottage are cute, cosy and designed for a relaxing woodland experience. Relax in your private hot tub, visit the Rustic Spa and dine in the on-site pizza restaurant.

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Escape the Winter Blues @ The Haslem Hotel

14 Lisburn Square, Lisburn BT28 1TS

Check out The Haslem Hotel’s excellent value midweek package this Winter. Enjoy an overnight stay in one of their stylish rooms, a Main Course in Haslem Kitchen and a glass of wine or pint of beer. The ultimate in relaxing, indulgent getaways.

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Relax in Style @ Bay Tree Cottage, Royal Hillsborough

51A Edentrillick Road, Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6PG

Escape to the country for a luxurious stay at Bay Tree Cottage, just a 5 minute drive from the Georgian village of Royal Hillsborough. Enjoy the tranquil setting along with the modern amenities, with a fully fitted kitchen and wood-burning stove. The restful ambience makes for the perfect staycation.

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Relax and restore                              

Sweat it out @ The Hot Yoga Studio

7 Ballynahinch Road, Hillsborough, BT266AR

Beyond the physical benefits, hot yoga provides a unique mental challenge. The heated environment encourages practitioners to push their limits, fostering mental resilience and cultivating a sense of discipline. Whether you're a seasoned yogi or a newcomer to the mat, hot yoga offers a powerful and transformative journey. So, roll out your mat, embrace the heat, and let the transformative energy of hot yoga guide you towards a healthier, more balanced life. The Hot Yoga Studio offers both morning and evening classes from Tuesday – Friday in the heart of Royal Hillsborough.

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Connect @ The Sound Healing Spa

Founded by Tessa Ann, The Sound Healing Spa offer therapeutic sound courses which promote ‘The Essence of Sound Space Awareness’ encouraging you to explore your connection with yourself and your environment through sound.

Through this exploration you learn how to interpret the cues arising from sound vibration and how it interacts with the body and the bio-energy field.

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La Mon Hotel & Country Club Odessi Health & Beauty

41 Gransha Road, Castlereagh, BT23 5RF

Discover a sanctuary of serenity within the prestigious La Mon Hotel & Country Club, where indulgence meets elegance at Odessi Health & Beauty. The Pamper Day Package is perfect for some R&R with the girls including 30-minute treatment, afternoon tea and full access to the luxurious Country Club including sauna, steam room & jacuzzi.

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