Culloden Estate celebrates spa's 25 years with £1m refurb


The Culloden Estate and Spa in Northern Ireland has given its restaurant and suites a little refresh with a £1m investment as part of celebrations to commemorate the hotel spa’s 25 years in business.

2016 will mark a special year for the five-star hotel, as its spa will benefit from a new nail bar and treatment rooms and a new ESPA bamboo experience, while its Mitre restaurant and bedrooms have been refurbished as part of an ongoing project.

The Spa at Culloden was one of Northern Ireland’s first spas when it opened its doors in 1990, launched by Sir William Hastings.

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Now 25 years later, the space, which was originally built as a palace for the Bishops of Down, consists of eight treatment rooms, relaxation rooms, a health club with pool Jacuzzi and steam room.

The upgrade of the spa is expected to take around eight weeks, with the new nail bar and treatment suites being unveiled at the end of next month.

The new spa is another aspect of the hotel that has been upgraded during the £1m investment programme. The new-look Mitre restaurant is now open, alongside refurbished bedrooms, including the four original tower suites.

Adrian McNally, general manager of the Culloden Estate & Spa said: “We are delighted to unveil the results of our latest refurbishment which was an investment by Hastings Hotels in excess of £1m.

"The refurbishment is part of the ongoing investment programme that we at Hastings Hotels pride ourselves on to ensure we make the most of our properties and our people as we continue to offer our guests a first class service every time.”