Relaxation at The Garage Spa

About The Garage Spa

A Luxury Spa in Durham

The site that is now home to the Garage spa was for many years a petrol station and garage, serving travellers on the A66. Today it provides a pit stop for those in need of a wellbeing MOT.

The Garage Spa has once again been awarded 5 Bubbles by the Good Spa Guide.

Independently assesed by the Good Spa Spies, five bubble spas provide an uninterrupted spa journey, tip top treatments, first rate facilities and fabulous customer service enjoy a slice of spa luxury.

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The Garage Spa

The Garage Spa is an oasis of calm tucked away in the rural hamlet of Greta Bridge near Barnard Castle. Surrounded by rolling hills and peaceful countryside it is the perfect location for a spa day to rest and recharge.

With five luxurious treatment rooms, including a double suite, an indoor hut tub experience, outdoor Shepherds Hut sauna and hot tubs, relaxation lounges and the paint room, perfect for nails to be polished whilst sipping on Prosecco. The Garage Spa has everything you need to ensure you put the brakes on for a while.

All treatments are carried out with premium products from Elemis to ensure your skin is left feeling fresh, hydrated and glowing, whether you are looking to rejuvenate your skin or just relax and unwind with a luxurious body massage you will feel restored.

You’re in Good Hands

The Garage Spa is a previous winner and finalist of the Good Spa Guide’s award for Best Boutique Spa.

Our luxury spa is small but perfectly formed with everything you need to enjoy a day of indulgent pampering that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to tackle life’s journey again.

Whether you are looking for a full or half spa day experience, an overnight stay or just a few hours at the end of the day to unwind, The Garage Spa has the perfect spa experience for you.

We look forward to welcoming you to our rural spa escape soon.


Everything you need to know before your visit to The Garage Spa

Age Requirement
The minimum age requirement to use our spa facilities is 16 years old
Arrival Time

To ensure you receive the correct treatment time and full benefits, please allow at least 15 minutes to check in prior to your appointment. In the event that you may turn up late, we will only be able to offer the remaining treatment time but will still charge the full price.


Here at the Garage Spa we provide you with a robe, towels and flip-flops to wear throughout your spa experience. Swim wear is required for all spa facilities, we do advise bringing two costumes for full days. For treatments it is normal to wear underwear or we can provide disposable briefs if you prefer..

Alcoholic Beverages

We have a fully licensed bar that is open from 11am. We do reserve the right to refuse to serve anybody that is considered intoxicated. Using the heat facilities and receiving a treatment when intoxicated can cause you to feel very unwell. A charge will be made if you consume your own alcohol on the premises.

Cancellation Policy

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required upon booking both treatments and spa packages. For treatments please allow 24 hours notice for cancellation or rescheduling to avoid a fee of 100% of your service. Failure to arrive will result in a 100% charge. For packages we require 48 hours notice for cancellations to avoid a 100% charge. Failure to arrive will result in a 100% charge.

Duo Treatment Room

If you would like to enjoy your treatment in our duo room please request this upon booking, perfect for couples.
(subject to availability)


Our luxury spa has a peaceful ambience one of which we request all guests to respect others. We kindly ask that all guests keep voices to a whisper throughout the spa. Smoking is prohibited unless in designated areas. Mobile telephones and electronic devices should be set to silent. It may be politely brought to your attention if we believe other spa users are being disturbed.

Patch Tests
A patch test is compulsory at least 48 hours prior to any tinting or eye lash extension treatments.

Please advise us if you think you may be pregnant or undergoing any fertility treatment. We do not offer any treatment before the first trimester is over, after this we do have specially designed treatments for mums to be or mums breastfeeding. We advise you avoid all heated spa facilities. Please speak to the service team if you have any questions or queries.

Medical Conditions

Some of our therapies are not suitable for guests with certain medical conditions. We request that you notify us if you have any of the following conditions when booking: Epilepsy, allergies, heart condition, high/low blood pressure, scar tissue, varicose veins, skin conditions, diabetes, cancer, thyroid, pregnancy, recent operations. We have specially designed therapies for expectant women or nursing mothers. Please allow our spa team to guide you in selecting therapies that are most suitable.

Spa & Hotel Property

All items in the Spa & hotel remain the property of the Morritt Hotel & The Garage Spa, we reserve the right to charge guests after departure for items removed during the stay (for example – but not limited to – bathrobes, flip-flops, towels, items in rooms/treatment rooms and around the property).

Treatment Time

Your treatment time as advertised is not hands on treatment time. This time does not include before and after care which is inclusive of your treatment.


We cannot accept responsibility for the safety of your personal belongings (including – without limitation – money or valuables) of any kind during your stay or your day package. If you do bring these items to The Garage Spa we strongly recommend that they are covered by your own insurance policy.

The Garage Spa Inclusive Spa Packages

Explore the full range of spa packages available at The Garage Spa, with half and full day spa packages available and a special twilight experience there is something for every schedule.     

Luxurious Facilities at The Garage Spa

With a full compliment of indoor and outdoor facilities, couples rooms and relaxation areas, there is something to suit all tastes and requirements at The Garage Spa.

Treatments & Wellness

The Garage Spa offers a range of treatments to nourish your skin, relax your body and still your mind. Indulge in pampering pedicures or immaculate manicures and leave us feeling rested and restored.

Relaxing Spa Days at the The Garage Spa

Whether you need a full MOT or just a pit stop, the Garage Spa offers a selection of spa packages that are guaranteed to leave you feeling recharged.
The Garage Spa is now open for Spa Packages and treatments, our opening days are Thursday – Monday

Spa Stays

Rest and relax a little longer, book an overnight stay at the Garage Spa and Morritt Hotel. Sometimes the best way to totally recharge is to get away from it all and the Garage Spa and Morritt Hotel provide the perfect combination for a mini break away.

Contact Us

Get in touch, we will get back to you as soon as possible

Tel: 01833 863100 | Email:

Greta Bridge | Nr. Barnard Castle Co. | Durham. DL12 9SE



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