Galgorm Collection: Blossom into springtime with a luxury rest and recharge

Thursday, February 22, 2024. 9:49am

Blossom into springtime with a luxury rest and recharge at Galgorm Collection

The birds are singing, the mornings are brighter and there’s a grand old stretch in the evenings. All that can mean just one thing – Spring has sprung at last. 

And with those feel-good vibes in the air, it’s the perfect time for an indulgent rest and recharge to set you up for the action-packed months ahead. 

Galgorm Collection, Northern Ireland’s premier luxury hotel group, has all the options you need for some well-deserved “me-time” to blow away those winter cobwebs and put a spring firmly back in your step.

From blissful spa trips and first-rate retreats to exceptional dining experiences and wonderful places to stay, take some time to reawaken your spirit and embrace all the very best things this time of year has to offer with the award-winning Galgorm Collection. 


136 Fenaghy Road, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT42 1EA

Just 30 minutes from Belfast, Northern Ireland’s premier luxury hotel, Galgorm, promises a perfect escape from it all to embrace the season of renewal and rejuvenation. 

The resort’s stunning surroundings, complete with beautiful woodland and a rolling river, are bursting with life this time of year, providing an idyllic backdrop for a new season reset.

Recently named Best UK Spa at the AA Hotel Spa Awards and crowned Best Destination Spa 2024 in the prestigious Conde Nast Johansens Awards, there’s no better place to relax and unwind, whether you’re enjoying a riverside bathing experience, a rejuvenating detox therapy session or taking an uplifting walk-through Galgorm’s 450 acres of luscious parklands.


Deluxe spring escape

Embark on a truly enchanting spring escape at Galgorm, the perfect retreat to succumb to the season of rebirth, pamper yourself and focus on your wellbeing as you head into the new season. This delightful package includes a relaxing overnight stay in a Deluxe guestroom with guests granted access to the award-winning Thermal Spa Village from check-in to check-out, as well as being treated to a choice of private spa experience. To add to the allure of your evening, enjoy a complimentary mini bar and wake up to a delightful full Irish breakfast, making your one-night getaway an ideal spring escape. Enjoy this Bed & Breakfast with Private Spa Experience from €350 for two guests. 


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Spring break in a Shepherd’s Hut

Immerse yourself in nature with an overnight stay at one of Galgorm’s charming Shepherd’s Huts in the heart of Galgorm Wood. With a one-bedroom or two-bedroom Shepherd’s Hut at Galgorm, you can marvel at the energy and life of the season from your very own terrace, where you can lounge in the warm spring sunshine in the copper tub or enjoy the crackle of a comforting firepit as the sun sets on the horizon. Each distinct hut is luxuriously appointed with all the features you could need for the perfect blend of countryside comfort making it a luxurious home away from home.  Guests will also be granted access to relax in explore the Thermal Spa Village, exploring the world-class facilities. Treat yourself as the evening rolls in with a sumptuous meal at Gillies Grill, Fratelli Ristorante or Castle Kitchen + Bar, before enjoying a night cap curtesy of the complimentary mini bar back at your very own Shepherd’s Hut. To put an extra spring in your step, why not opt for the Shepherd’s Hut 1 Night Spa Escape, complete with a 60-minute treatment per person and an immersive Celtic Sauna Infusion for €635 based on two people sharing.  

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Get away from it all with a Cottage Suite stay

Set on the serene grounds of the resort, the luxurious Cottage Suites offer a blend of countryside comfort with all the finest touches you would expect. With a choice of one, two or three bedrooms, the Cottage Suites are the perfect option for those who want to get away from it all and reconnect with nature for a true spring awakening. Just moments away from the award-winning Thermal Spa Village with its range of indoor and outdoor spa facilities, guests can indulge in a true sense of tranquility amongst stunning scenery with the gentle sounds of the rolling River Maine in the background. Opt for a Cottage Dining Escape to enjoy access to the complimentary mini bar, as well as a taste of Galgorm with a three-course evening meal at Gillies Grill, Fratelli or Castle Kitchen + Bar before a refreshing overnight stay in your delightful accommodation. From €360 for two guests, enjoy true relaxation in the Thermal Spa Village from check-in until check-out. 

And with all lodging accommodation now available as dog-friendly, there’s no reason why your four-legged friend should be left out of the fun during your spring escape.

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Day spa relaxation in the forest

Embrace the serenity of nature at one of Galgorm’s Riverside or Serenity Tubs with a Forest Bathing Experience. Set against the backdrop of the picturesque River Maine or Walled Gardens, the still-water tubs offer the perfect opportunity to slow down, catch your breath and catch up with a friend or loved one. Enjoy a signature Forest Bathing Cocktail in the comfort of your tub, before making your way to Elements for lunch – all the while accessing the amenities at the Thermal Spa Village at your leisure. From €110 per person, the package is available Monday to Sunday, 8am to 4pm or 2pm to 10pm. 

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The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat

882 Antrim Road, Templepatrick, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim, BT39 0AH

Travel into the heart of Co Antrim to The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat, just a short drive from Belfast International Airport, for a truly restful experience. The stunning lakeside retreat and open-air spa are the icing on the cake for the standout location’s show-stopping facilities. Perfect for overnight guests and day spa visitors, the options are endless for a dreamy Springtime reset. 

Hop to it this spring

Discover the very best The Rabbit has to offer with seasonal ‘Hop to It’ stay, and help yourself spring into Springtime. Relax and unwind with a trip to the spa, indulge in its incredible outdoor facilities and immerse yourself in the Roman bath before taking the chance to cleanse body and mind with a Duo Clay Ritual or upgrade to the brand-new Botanical Bath private bathing experience. After a day of indulgence, catch up with some much-needed ZZZs in your snug and cosy guestroom. With access to The Spa from midday on your day of check-in until you check out, keep the relaxation up on day two – but don’t forget your breakfast. From €215 per room. 

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Embrace your Springtime Glow

Enjoy a day spa retreat at The Rabbit for that all-important seasonal reset. With access from 8am, the stunning retreat offers the perfect backdrop for a day of indulgence. Explore first-class facilities like the Roman bath, Swedish sauna, salt chamber, hot tubs and heated pebble beach, before a 60-minute Spring Glow treatment to include Back Scrub or Massage with Brightening Facial – not to mention a delicious one-course Spa Lunch. And to make sure your new-found glow keeps on giving, the Spring Glow package, from €129 per person, also comes with a £20 retail credit to use for spa products on the day. 

To find out more about the Spring Glow package with The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat, or to book, visit

Go big with The Full Works 

Truly indulge with The Full Works package at The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat, and come away refreshed for the season. As well as full access to The Spa, including the Roman bath, heated pebble beach and hot tubs, indulge even more with a private Duo Clay Ritual and a 60-minute spa treatment of your choice. Make your way to The Restaurant for a fabulous three-course evening meal, before a night of true relaxation in The Rabbit’s top-class accommodation. Finish it all off the next day with a delicious breakfast, and another trip to The Spa before heading back to the real world with a spring in your step. From €555 per room, it will be a Spring Break to remember.

Guests can also enhance their stay or day spa package with a 60-minute lakeside botanical bathing experience. To find out more about The Full Works with The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat, or to book, visit

The Old Inn

15-25 Main Street, Crawfordsburn, Bangor, Co. Down, BT19 1JH

Settled in the beautiful village of Crawfordsburn, Co Down, The Old Inn offers a delightful getaway for the season. Overlooking a fabulous country park and just a short walk from the spectacular Co Down coastline, the hotel dates back to 1614 and is packed with history, charm and character. 

Known for its exceptional dining experience in the AA Rosette Old Inn Restaurant, its Treetop Spa boasts top-class facilities and breathtaking views for a rejuvenating break away from it all. 

Step into Spring

As the natural world reawakens after a long, cold winter, The Old Inn is an idyllic spot to watch it all unfold. The blooming flowers and budding trees, there in abundance, create a stunning backdrop for your own experience of Springtime rejuvenation. Take a leisurely walk through the nearby Crawfordsburn Country Park, relax in the Treetop Spa or sit by the fire with a good book. An overnight ‘Step Into Spring’ stay at The Old Inn, from €315 per room is available Sunday to Thursday in April and May, and comes complete with access to the Treetop Spa, a 3-course dinner and bottle of house wine, and a delicious Full Irish Breakfast to round it all off. A perfect getaway to rest and reset. 

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Sunday Sleepover

Well, it is supposed to be a day of rest, so why not take your Springtime Sunday relaxation to the next level with a ‘Sunday Sleepover’ at The Old Inn? Tuck in to a delicious two-course Sunday lunch at The Old Inn’s AA Rosette restaurant with a meal from a carefully crafted menu. Visit the Treetop Spa, perched above the spectacular Crawfordsburn Country Park, and enjoy unrivalled forest views for a true sense of peace and tranquility. After a rejuvenating sleep, enjoy a Full Irish Breakfast before stepping back into real life, back to your best. Enjoy the Sunday Sleepover package at The Old Inn from €300 per room. 

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  • All offers are subject to availability. 

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