Dating back to the seventeenth century, Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa is an independent retreat in the picturesque village of Barnby Moor, just over four miles from Retford.

With our regular service running from Hull to King's Cross via Retford, an afternoon or weekend of indulgence and relaxation is never too far away.

The privately-owned hotel boasts 59 charming rooms that have welcomed an array of famous guests throughout its rich history. A young Queen Victoria and her mother even stayed over during the 1800s. On top of this, the site has been a private home, a chapel, and a headquarters during the Second World War.

Each room, suite and lodge at Ye Olde Bell reflects this interesting heritage. Specially designed to keep in line with traditional elements of the location, the hotel is embellished with period furniture and luxurious fabrics. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy contemporary fixtures in bathrooms and bedrooms.

During summer 2017, Ye Olde Bell opened the doors to its new multimillion-pound spa. Kitted out with plenty of treatment rooms, relaxation areas and an indoor and outdoor vitality pool, as well as a stunning hair and beauty salon, the spa is a fantastic place to switch off and unwind.

Treatments from all around the world are offered at Ye Olde Bell. For example, the Turkish-inspired Rasul® mud cleansing is a truly revitalising experience for individuals and groups.

Meanwhile, you can choose from a wealth of treatments and unique therapies. Treat yourself or a loved one to massages, facials, wraps, exfoliation, manicures, pedicures and anti-aging treatments.

Afterwards, why not take advantage of one of the hotel's eateries? The Restaurant Bar 1650 has an AA Rosette Menu, whilst the St Leger Bistro-by-the-Bar serves up a plethora of classic and creative meals.

If you fancy exploring the local area, Ye Olde Bell is closely located to a diversity of activities and attractions. Discover the ancient woodlands of Clumber Park and Sherwood Forest on foot or by cycle. You can also uncover fascinating secrets about the region's history by visiting the plethora of abbeys, minsters and cathedrals in Rufford, Southwell and Lincoln.

What's more, a spot of retail therapy can be enjoyed in the nearby market towns of Newark and Doncaster, not to mention the amazing Meadowhall Shopping Centre.

Hull Trains customers can indulge in a pamper session at the spa and then receive a gift bag of treats. All you have to do is quote ""Train Sparkles"" when booking and present a valid train ticket for the same day that you are visiting the spa.

Ye Olde Bell Hotel and Spa can be found in Barnby Moor, Retford. For more information and to book your stay, please visit their website.

For the cheapest fares, no booking fees and free 4G Wi-Fi, book your trip to Retford with Hull Trains today.

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