Shropshire spa opens its doors after £40,000 refurbishment


A wellness centre in the heart of Shrewsbury is to open its doors today (April 2) after a £40,000 revamp.

A new spa suite featuring the town’s first ever Arabian Rasul has been fitted at Serenity, near the town’s historic castle, as well as the county’s first ever Salt Cave - a reproduction of a natural salt cave aimed at improving respiratory problems.

Laura Butler, of Serenity, said the investment has provided Shrewsbury with luxury spa facilities people would usually have to travel to find.

She said: “We wanted to provide the people of Shrewsbury and its visitors with a luxury experience that was right on their doorsteps, and we wanted to provide them with something new and exciting that also gives health benefits.

“Along with the introduction of the new spa facilities we have fitted a new reception area and will be looking to recruit new administration staff and new therapists.

“We hope that the facilities will attract people from outside of the area as we are situated close to the train station, and once they are here they will see all of the wonderful things the town has to offer.”

The Arabian Rasul is a traditional luxury cleansing ritual that involves replenishing the skin with the finest dead sea salt and muds before relaxing in a private Arabian Rasul Temple - a private twinkling steam chamber delicately infused with aromatherapy oils. The treatments are followed by warm showers and relaxation.

The Salt Cave replicates a healing microclimate within a naturally occurring sale cave and is used as a drug-free treatment for congested airways, coughs, asthma and other respiratory problems.There are currently caves in London, Kent, Edinburgh, Milton Keynes and Bexley Heath.

For more information or to book in to try out the new facilities contact Serenity on (01743) 235334 or visit


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