Get the royal treatment at The Langley, a luxury historic hotel near London

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Located in the Langley Park area of ​​Buckinghamshire not far from London is a beautiful hotel with royal roots. The Langley is a luxury resort with a spa and all the modern amenities you could wish for, and it’s no wonder. The estate was once owned by Charles Spencer, the third Duke of Marlborough, who acquired it in 1738. Seventeen years later, he commissioned an architect to build a grand house on the property to replace the more modest house he initially used.

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In addition to its royal backdrop, much has happened on the site since the 18th century, and the Marriott Group first reopened it as a hotel in 2018. The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire underwent a six-year multi-million dollar renovation that took place shortly before the pandemic was completed. Visitors are now reaping the benefits of modern luxury in the historic, beautiful buildings.

As the scenic retreat is just 40 minutes from London, it’s also a popular retreat destination for city dwellers, and makes a delightful, extravagant weekend getaway for royal watchers visiting London Town. It is also a haven for movie stars and other celebrities who appreciate the resort for its privacy, magnificence and the natural beauty that surrounds it.

Here are some of the special things about this resort that you should not miss during your visit.

Plan a spa day

Take the time to plan a spa treatment to get the most luxurious experience of your stay. Better yet, plan a spa day or half day as part of your vacation. That’s because, once you’ve seen the spa at The Langley, you’ll want to make your appointment last all day. Fortunately, once you have completed your scheduled treatment, there is a relaxation area, vitality pools, a swimming pool and a thermal area for you to enjoy. You don’t even have to leave the house for lunch, because a three-course lunch is served in the Spa Lounge.

Some of the spa treatments you can choose from include body scrubs, eye treatments, facials, fitness counseling sessions, foot baths, waxes and massages. Manicures and pedicures are available. You can even schedule a makeup service or hair and scalp treatment.

Enjoy the wildlife of the British countryside

The friendly staff at The Langley will provide you with a bicycle or Aigle boots to explore the breathtaking sights in Langley Park and observe the abundant wildlife. Linger in the iconic gardens designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. If you just want to relax, watch the sunset in the heated outdoor pool with stunning panoramic views of Langley Lake.

Enjoy Vegan Afternoon Tea in the salon

The tradition of afternoon tea is especially appealing in this quintessentially British resort, and The Langley serves an extensive, delectable vegan afternoon tea to guests in the historic drawing room on request. As you sit in the room and wait to pick your tea, it’s impossible not to notice the artwork. During the warmer months, you can also enjoy afternoon tea on The Langley’s screened patio.

Some of the sweets served during the vegan afternoon tea include a toasted apple cremeux, dark chocolate brownie with hazelnut mousse, a carrot cake with lemon curd and sweet pastry dough, pineapple compote alongside scones and jam. Some of the savory treats for vegan afternoon tea include an avocado and tomato sandwich on white bread, a spinach and pepper sauce sandwich on brown bread, a cucumber sandwich with cashew cheese, and a Sicilian vegetarian caponata on toast.

Exercise in the on-site gym

With the comfortable climate control and easy access to showers and bathrooms whenever you want, who can deny the appeal of working out in hotel gyms while traveling? Even if there are many outdoor sports to enjoy, many travelers still want a good, easily accessible gym, and The Langley offers just that with its in-resort gym where you can schedule personal training to help you get the most out of your sport. to fetch. training.

Relax in your room

You also want to schedule some free time each day to enjoy your room. Rest and relaxation are easy in the rooms in both the main house and the adjacent 18th-century brewhouse. All 41 rooms and suites of the retreat were designed by studio Dennis Irvine. Think fireplaces, ornate doorways, beautiful artwork and a beautiful view.