Best Outdoor Bathtubs
For all bath lovers out there, what could be more sublime than to lie back in warm bubbly waters surrounded by nature. Soothe your senses to the sound of rustling trees, birdsong or trickling streams whilst you bathe amid warm water and steam in the refreshing outdoors. Whether it’s feeling the warmth of the sun or gazing at the stars, we can’t think of anything more relaxing. So we’ve handpicked some of our favourite UK stays with magical outdoor bathtubs, to give you some inspiration for a post-lockdown treat.
The Nest Glamping, Lincolnshire
Roll up the canvas and slide into the super sized luxury freestanding bath admiring the sunset over this heavenly lakeside location. The Nest makes any glamping staycation feel truly decadent, with their unique timber and canvas lodges each sleeping 6. With gorgeous open plan living including a cosy log burner and even the facility to order home cooked meals, The Nest is the ultimate relaxing glamping getaway.
Albion Nights, Norfolk
Looking for an eco friendly retreat? Albion Nights is a luxurious eco cabin perfect for some green therapy. Hand crafted and artfully nestled in a wildflower meadow surrounded by trees, you can truly switch off in the sumptuous outdoor bath on the veranda. This bathtub even has its own claim to fame, as it was cleverly designed and installed by Sarah Moore of BBC’s Money for Nothing. This hidden gem is a gorgeously romantic escape just perfect for two to enjoy.
The Cargo Cabin, Flintshire
A boutique converted shipping container with only curious cows and a shetland pony for neighbours. Head outside to the private deck, where an outdoor bathtub invites you to indulge in a relaxing dip surrounded by twinkling fairy lights. The Cargo Cabin is a cleverly compact and contemporary handsome hideaway just for two, hidden in the wonderful wilds of North Wales.
Rapids Cottage, Herefordshire
Fill it like a bath, yet it bubbles like a hot tub. Rapids Cottage features a sublime four person outdoor jetted bath on it’s festoon lit decking area with views towards Yat Rock. Listen to the birdsong, the rustling trees of the surrounding woodland and the bubbling waters of the river rapids below as you soak away all your stresses. This scandi inspired boutique cottage sleeps 4 and is an enchanting escape for couples or families.
Hudnalls Hideout, Gloucestershire
Reconnect with your inner child with a stay in a captivating cabin in the trees. Exclusively for couples this indulgent and decadent treehouse features an enchanting outdoor copper bathtub. Hit pause and lay beneath the branches in the soothing warm waters with a glass of fizz in hand. With a refined retro feel, this tempting treehouse is a must for the bucket list.
Arcadia Glamping, Stirlingshire
Immerse yourself in the sounds of the forest whilst taking a dip in the luxurious sunken outdoor bath. At one of the hand sculpted cabins at Arcadia Glamping near Loch Lomond. These sublime cabins simply ooze romance and are the perfect place to re-discover true relaxation. A stay here is not just a holiday, but an experience and one we think you’re not likely to forget!
If none of these outdoor bathtub escapes wet your appetite, check out our hot tubs and baths category for more relaxing getaways with soothing warm waters.