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Verbena Spa January 2015 Newsletter


Verbena Spa October Newsletter


Verbena Spa August Newsletter


Verbena Spa July Newsletter


Verbena Spa May Newsletter: May Spa Day, 2-4-1 Weekdays, Spa Membership and much more...


March Newsletter, Mother's Day, March Special Offers, and much more...


January Verbena Spa Newsletter


January Special Offers


Special Offers


Only 12 days until Christmas....


December Verbena Spa Newsletter


Fabulous Festive lunches throughout December


Festive Times at the Feversham


Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa Exclusive Use from £5K


Verbena Spa November Newsletter


Enjoy Christmas Culinary Delights at the Feversham


Christmas and New Year at the Fev


Suite Half Term Break


October Special Offers


Special offers at The Fev


September Offers


Join us this weekend, last minute special hotel and spa offers


August Special Offers


July Special Offers


June Offers at the Fev


Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa - a simply fabulous venue


Dive into the Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa in June from only £120.00


Nicholas St John Rosse, RSMA “Catching the Light” Exhibition, 1st June – 9th June 2013


June Offers


May Offers


April Offers


Spring at the Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa


March into Spring


It's all about Mum


Our Valentine's gift to you


The Month of Love at Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa


February Fanfare


Festive Greetings from The Fev


Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa a fabulous Yorkshire hideaway


Festivities at The Fev


The Helmsley Galleries


November Fanfare.


November Fanfare






Autumn Falls at The Fev

The weather may not have always been on our side this summer however we are delighted that many of our Guests have managed to relax poolside on our new stylish furniture including our now renowned 'Pod’. With autumn now upon us we have the perfect reason to spoil you in our newly refurbished Restaurant and Bar offering outstanding food and Feversham hospitality. Within the lounges the open fires are being lit and we look forward to welcoming you in the very near future with one of our fabulous autumn offerings. Don’t forget how invigorating our heated pool can be at this time of year!

Autumn Falls at the Feversham Arms....

Welcome to our Autumn newsletter keeping you up to date with our latest news, events and special offers here at the Feversham Arms. The last few months have been really successful with our Catey Award naming us the best Independent Hotel of the Year. We have had a really busy summer and we now look forward to continuing this success in the run up to Christmas - talking of which, if you are looking for a relaxing break over Christmas or New Year, our festive packages can be booked now. Why not join us for one of our seasonal events, which are booking now. A full programme is available online. We're looking forward to welcoming Mike Pannett on the 28th September as he talks about his latest novel "Just the Job, Lad". York Theatre Royal tread the boards, bringing Laurel and Hardy to the hotel on 2nd November, and Paralympic athlete Karen Darke joins us later in November for a motivational and inspiring lunchtime talk. We have a great two night hotel offer for dog lovers too, if you want to get out and about this Autumn for a bracing stroll with your four-legged friend, our You, Me & the Dog goes Free offer could be just the thing. Verbena Spa is on site and you don't need to stay at the hotel to relax for a treatment or a spa day - take a look at our fantastic September offers here. Whatever your reason to visit, we look forward to welcoming you soon. Best wishes All at the Feversham Arms

Celebrate This Summer At Verbena Spa

We have exciting news as we head through the summer months. Take a look at our brand new Verbena Spa website which has been redesigned so it looks great and is now much easier to use. We are still celebrating our fantastic Catey Award, so to help you celebrate in style with us, we have some brand new pamper packages including Tea, Talk & Treatments and Ready Steady Glow, which will leave you relaxed, pampered and ready for your holiday or that special occasion. Our Spa-tisserie menu is proving very popular with lunch being served in the spa, or out in the garden by the pool in the sunshine - pop in and try it for yourself. Thanks to your votes we have made it to the final 5 of the Spa Traveller awards in the Best Spa for a Romantic Getaway and Best UK Spa Cuisine categories. Please click on the link and vote again so we can win - fingers crossed! Remember if you want to stay with us and use the spa there are still some fantastic offers available, try You & Me time for an indulgent escape. We'd love you to come and chill out with us soon, Best wishes Alex Jones

Celebrate with us this summer...

We have some really exciting news to share with you, we have won the Independent Hotel of the Year at the Catey Awards, these awards are the Oscars of the hotel world. Great recognition of a fantastic team effort! We also have our brand new website up and running. We would love to hear what you think, so feel free to have a look and get in touch. We were really excited to get a visit last week from Paralympic hopeful Karen Darke as she stopped off on her Fit 2 Wheel challenge. We have been nominated in an amazing 3 categories in the Spa Traveller awards and need to ask for your help to vote for us to get us into the finals before the end of July. Finally... no space for an article, but as its July, a reminder that Christmas is just around the corner - yes really! Our brochure is ready, and we have full details full of our festive events and packages, so please book early. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes All of us at the Feversham

Turn up the heat at Verbena Spa...

Welcome to Summer at Verbena Spa. With all our news and incredible summer offers we hope you will succumb to temptation and come and visit. Our brand new Verbena Spa treatment brochure is hot off the press, full of exciting new treatments and therapies from Anne Sémonin and Elemis. We also introduce our new M2B treatments especially designed for Mums to Be to indulge in those precious months before baby. To help rebalance mind, body and soul, we have a range of alternative, holisitc therapies including the popular Hopi Ear Candle and reflexology treatments. We still have our fish pedicures available every day, and our ever popular Spa by Candlelight every Thursday evening. Just call to book for any of our treatments. 01439 772930. We look forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes Alex Alex Jones Spa Director

Lazy Days and Holidays

Since our new Spa Director Alex Jones arrived at the end of March she has been working hard to bring some of the most popular and successful treatments here to Verbena Spa. The DIPIN fish pedicure is now available... the most natural pedicure in the world. Your feet - and our fish will love it! We can also guarantee you superstar lashes (well almost!!) with a consultation from our friends at lashesclinic.com. Why not unwind for a night or two, stay over and enjoy a day at the spa, we have a fantastic Spa Break package you can book today. Last, but I hope not least, I am really pleased to have made it to the finals of Miss York, but I need your votes to help me to win. Just text 11KAYLEIGH to 84205. With all our news and fantastic new treatments, there's never been a more exciting time to visit Verbena Spa. Best wishes Kayleigh Cooke

A treat for Mum...and Tum!

Our brand new spa menu has just been refreshed and relaunched, with a range of indulgent and healthier dishes to keep you, and your tum, well-nourished throughout your day. Celebrate the Royal Wedding and try our aptly named "Right Royal Spa Day" including the Royal Miracle Ice Facial (what else?) to leave you feeling pampered and chilled out. With Mother's Day fast approaching on 3rd April, we have Spa by Candlelight from 5pm until 9pm, or you can book your Mum her favourite treatments to celebrate her special day. We've a fantastic Elemis gift set for you to buy saving almost £20 on the individual products. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kayleigh Cooke

The Inspiration Location...

Looking for something a little different to motivate and inspire your team? Make the most of the beautiful moorland, ideal for inspiring meetings. We've linked up with British Military Fitness for some exhilarating team building boot camps, or why not try our more leisurely Food Foraging walks in our beautiful countryside, with survival expert Robin Smith. We really can offer something different, and we are still only an hour from Leeds and 45 minutes from York and Harrogate. Don't forget, if you just need the more traditional meeting format we have some great day and 24 hour delegate packages for numbers from 2 to 32. For more details just call us 01439 770766. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Best wishes Simon Simon Rhatigan Managing Director

The Month of Love...

Welcome to our February newsletter with all the latest stories and up-to-date news from us here at the Feversham, with a healthy sprinkling of offers for you to enjoy if you're looking for a luxurious escape. Find out more about our new Michelin-starred Food and Beverage Director Chris Staines as he brings his inspirational new ideas to the table. Talking about food... if you're a fan of afternoon tea, take a look at our divine "Month of Love" afternoon tea available throughout February. Finally, we are really pleased to report that Verbena Spa has been nominated with the best spas in the business, for the World Luxury Spa Awards, we need your votes though, so please click on the link to register your vote! We look forward to welcoming you soon. Best wishes Simon Rhatigan

Fall in love with Verbena Spa

February is the Month of Love here at Verbena Spa! As well as plenty of Valentine's gift ideas, we have lots of news to tell you about including our fantastic World Luxury Spa Awards nomination, we really need your votes to help us win! We have just launched our brand new Geleration nails treatment, it's already proving very popular! And we've got great gift ideas to treat your Mum on Mother's Day. Who needs Cupid? Just relax, treat yourself and enjoy a luxurious spa day or your favourite treatment. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Best wishes Kayleigh Cooke

Hooray for the New Year..

Well, what a fantastic year we've had, yet more awards for the trophy table and to top it off this month we've been named in top two for the Sunday Times Travel Magazine's Readers Awards for the best Resort Hotel in the UK!! Only being beaten by our industry's resort giant - Gleneagles. We've been thinking about The Feversham's New Year resolutions... and decided to focus on our labour of love - the heartfelt hospitality that's found infectiously in Yorkshire folk... So to get a flavour of our hospitality, throw on your wellies, pack the Jimmy Choos and spend your days discovering Whitby and coastal villages a-plenty and the nights sipping cocktails in the fireside lounges 2011 is set to see yet more progress at The Fev; we are poised ready to announce our new gourmet journey... watch for the new food and beverage developments coming soon Happy New Year to all our guests, new and old, Simon Rhatigan

The Verbena Spa Festive Edition

Why not take a few shortcuts courtesy of the Verbena Spa's online shopping & Christmas wrapping service this year? Our little spa elves are ready to box up, wrap up and glitter up your pressy for your loved ones.. Here's three of the best Christmas Crackers: • Why not buy one of our beautifully presented gift voucher sets? Be one of the first ten people to buy a voucher and we'll send you out a free Elemis gift set. • NEW in to Verbena Spa Shop - Elemis & Anne Semonin gift sets, all of which can be sent out gift wrapped. • If you fancy treating yourself before the festivities start, or even once they've kicked in, check out our "Spa Humbug" Day or our newly launched "2 for 1" Tuesdays.. see below Don't forget to tell us about your email preferences so we can send you only the emails you require, click on "Update My Preferences" on the right now. From myself and all the team at the Verbena Spa we wish you a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you soon. Lisa Batty Verbena Spa Manager

The Feversham Festive Issue

So, how well behaved have you been this year? Will you be waking up to a stocking filled with a Feversham Gift Voucher? Our little elves are ready to take your online and phone orders. To ensure you step out in style over the coming weeks why not take a look at our newly launched "2 for 1 Tuesdays" these valued packed spa days will run throughout the year on mid-week dates which are quiet - just ask the spa receptionists. Oh, and did we mention our NEW Christmas lunches & brunches.. three options to spoil all the family... why not give your family a surprise to look forward to? Don't forget to tell us about your email preferences so we can send you only the emails you require, click on "Update My Preferences" on the right now. With warmest wishes from the us and all the team at The Fev Jill & Simon Rhatigan

Hibernate at The Fev

Once in a while you may feel like splashing out on a break away. This season we've been the ones to go conkers with our latest deals. We're cooking up a storm too in the restuarant - big news to follow soon.... Don't forget... so you receive the emails you want, please opt in and out of our categories (over to the right) when ever you please.. If you love it, you deserve it...! See you soon... Jill and Simon Rhatigan

Verbena Spa Newsletter

Well, the kids are back to school, its time for a well earned rest for those Mums and Dads who need a little pampering. For those of you who have simply worked a little too hard this Summer then let us take the strain. Put your feet up, lay back and relax whilst we melt away the tension and let us drain your brain of anything stressful. Our new style newsletters offers you the chance to choose what areas of the Feversham & Verbena Spa you wish to be kept informed about. Just click on "update your preferences" if you want to amend the settings. We look forward to seeing you all again very soon and thank you for your continued custom. Lisa Batty Spa Manager

September Newsletter

Welcome to our "new-look" newsletter. So that we only send you relevant information, the "preferences box" on the right hand-side has been set so that all our guests receive news in the areas listed. If you would like to change the settings please do so by clicking on "update your preferences" - this means you are in control of what you receive. Our Christmas packages are selling fast (even with this welcome burst of warmer weather). Do have a look at the new itineraries we have planned - see below. If any of you read Marie Claire, look out for our great review this month. Plus we have been informed that we are in this weeks OK magazine too! Best wishes from Helmsley, Simon & Jill Rhatigan

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