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WELCOME TO EQUILIBRIUM

Relax, unwind, regain your sense of wellbeing…

Relax, unwind, regain your sense of wellbeing…that is our aim, here at Equilibrium, in the famous market town of Stamford Lincolnshire.

 

Imagine the weight being lifted off your shoulders as you feel the sensation of warm hands massaging calming oils into your body, or hot stones gently relieving your stress…

 

Picture yourself wrapped in a soft robe lost in a book, relaxing in one of our Bathing Rituals with a glass of fizz surrounded by candles or simply enjoying afternoon tea with a friend. This is what “me time” is all about at Equilibrium. Taking time for yourself, indulging and just doing nothing!

 

Immerse yourself in our spa, a luxurious haven of calming colours and sounds. Unwind with a Clarins Signature Facial, feel your skin tingle with new sensations or discover new invigorating energy with our Thalgo Spa Rituals. Our aim with every treatment it to nourish your mind, body and soul.

 

Revive your senses and restore your well being so that everything around you appears brighter, more colourful and harmonious. Take time to relax and luxuriate in being pampered…from the moment you step into Equilibrium your tensions will begin to melt away.

Our beautiful building

In 1827 the original owner Thomas Hippisley Jackson solicitor obtained the site by exchange from the Marquess of Exeter and afterwards built the property as offices for his own use. It was designed in the Gothic style with the front façade’s very distinctive central round headed window flanked by two point-headed doorways. Our main entrance was originally a through passage giving Thomas Jackson solicitor access to his office on his horse daily. The results from his Equestrian mode of transport can still be seen to this day in our stone hallway. The other door, formerly served the cellars which was in separate occupation and an area we have exciting plans for in the future, so watch this space…..

Stamford the home of beautiful architecture, independent shops and wonderful places to dine.

Described by Jon Betjeman as “England’s most attractive town” and by Sir Walter Scott as “The finest stone in England”, Stamford remains a beautiful town, regularly voted one of the best places to live in Britain by The Sunday Times. Stamford has played starring roles in television and films with “Pride and Predjudice” (2005) being filmed outside our building and around St Georges Square along with BBC’s Middlemarch.

 

Of course the main attraction to Stamford has to be Burghley house, one of the grandest Elizabethan mansons in all of England with its eighteen treasure filled state rooms, deer park, fantastic modern sculpture garden with ice house and Garden of Surprises. However, there are many wonderful sites to take in, so while you’re here, if you get the chance why not pick up a map from our tourist office, (which is just opposite) and experience all that Stamford has to offer with it’s wonderful Architecture and  independent shops. If you’re thinking of making a weekend of it, then travellers have been stopping at the George Hotel of Stamford, the historic coaching inn on the Great North road for refreshment for more than 900 years.

 

A few fun facts about Stamford from Nicholas Rudd-Jones, publisher and owner of our very own Stamford Living magazine.

 

  • Stamford dates back to the 12th Century, and the old town walls are still evident in places, notably at the west end of St Peters Street and along North Street.
  • The Stamford Mercury has been continuously published since 1695 making it Britain’s oldest newspaper.
  • Stamford has the highest proportion of listed buildings anywhere in the country: 446 buildings in total, 22 per 1,000 population.
  • Stamford was the first town to be awarded conservation status in 1967, before even York and Bath. This has helped to preserve its historic core.