UNITED KINGDOM:Heckfield Place has unveiled the new 17,000 square foot building wellness space.
Wildsmith’s The Bothy is an evolution of The Little Bothy at Heckfield Place, and is located behind a secret gate to the original walled gardens. It has been built with fossilized limestone floors and sinks, Hampshire bricks used as part of the original Bothy restoration and features 29,434 hand-laid tiles.
The new wellness space includes:
• Six treatment rooms
• The Waters: A chlorine-free indoor pool area that uses ionization and natural mineral ions of copper, silver, zinc, aluminum and gold.
• The Oak Terrace: with sauna, steam room, an experiential shower that changes temperature and mood, and an ice-cold bucket shower
• Two fitness rooms and a studio
• The Sun Room: an indoor/outdoor space serving a plant-based menu
• The store of both
The skincare brand, Wildsmith Skin, is incorporated into all experiences and treatments. For example, Wildsmith Movements allows visitors to explore the grounds with activities called forest movement, farm setting, forest bath and Wild Cold Water Immersion Therapy.
Reka Seres-Erdei, COO of The Bothy, said: “The Bothy is the reconstruction of all parts of the estate: it represents the vision of accepting and living according to the natural cycles of the seasons, appreciating their simplicity and supporting harmony. . in what brings Whether it’s a mindful walk through the woods, breathing in the scents of nature during a treatment, taking a refreshing cold dip in the Lower Lake in winter, or spending time in the garden picking from the bounty of the soil used to create Wildsmith Skin products and the daily offerings of tea: these are the rituals of The Bothy”.
Three-hour sessions at The Bothy by Wildsmith are recommended, with bookings centered around sunrise, noon, and sunset. Phones and shoes are stored on arrival.