The Best New Year Wellness Holidays In England

With the festive season out of the way, it’s time to turn your attention to your New Year’s Resolutions – cue the fitness retreats, cleansing juice, yoga sessions and wellness spas. Here, VisitEngland round up the top places in England to detox and find your zen.

Is a Yoga Retreat What You Need This New Year?

When making those New Year Resolutions we tend to focus on the things right in front of us; be it our weight, our general fitness, finding love or taking better care of our finances. When we do Resolve to “see the world”, we often try to pack too much in, and end up more stressed at the end of our holiday than at the start.  But one travel company recommends you take some time to focus on yourself, and take advantage of a tranquil yoga retreat.  

Hottest Adventure Destinations for This New Year

With the New Year being the time when most look to plan a holiday, and January being the month when most travel experiences are sold; perhaps this will be the New Year when you Resolve to do something really adventurous on your travels. When it comes to knowing what’s on the radar for travellers looking for a new and culturally adventurous trip, the experts at G Adventures have their fingers firmly on the global pulse. Here they identify the top 10 destinations for travellers in 2017.

Authentic New Year Holiday Food Experiences

Millions of Britons every year use the New Year to plan their next holiday without putting any thought into the food they are going to eat whilst overseas. While it may be easy to go into a recognised chain for a burger and fries, you won't experiencing the true delights of your chosen destination’s local cuisine. So when planning your New Year holiday, it could be the perfect time to Resolve to stay away from the fast-food diners, and tourist trap restaurants.

New Year Holiday Destinations Decided By Pokémon Go

January is the month when most travel experiences are sold, and it is clear that with a New Year, many Britons see an opportunity for new experiences. But this year may see some far less traditional motivations behind destination choice, as millenials tailor their travel plans to their Pokémon Go addictions. According to, 85% of millennials plan to play the game on their holiday and over half would consider a new destination because of Pokémon Go.

Where to Wellness Holiday In the New Year: Your 12 Month Guide

Seeing more of the world is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions. But for many the idea of crowded city break or a decadent foodie holiday may be at odds with your other Resolutions, like trying to drop a few pounds or finding more time to relax and destress.

10 Healthy New Year Retreats

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, quit smoking, beat insomnia or learn a healthy lifestyle, escape on a luxury wellness holiday and kick those bad habits as you start the New Year the healthy way. With wellness holidays in an exotic destination, such as India, Thailand or St. Lucia, or escape to Europe to optimise your well-being, complement your wellness programme with a range of fitness activities and indulgent spa treatments.

Bluestone National Park: New Year Getaway

Don’t let the passing of Christmas get you down – keep your holiday spirits high with a break at Bluestone.

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