A SPA has been crowned one of the best in the country.

The Spa at South Lodge in Horsham was named the best new spa of 2019 at the Good Spa Guide Awards.

The honours included a range of categories, from best urban spa to best spa for customer service and culminated in the best new spa category, the only award voted for by the panel of industry professionals.

Spa operations manager Sara Young said: “I am beyond thrilled that we have been awarded the accolade.

"It’s been an amazing experience to be involved in the preparation, launch and running of The Spa at South Lodge and this award is a fantastic way for us all to celebrate the hard work that has gone into creating such a welcoming, relaxing and innovative spa property.”

The win follows an exciting time for The Spa at South Lodge, after it opened to rave reviews this year.

The £15 million project was completed in March, In October, the spa then achieved a five-bubble luxury rating from the Good Spa Guide, joining 16 of the UK’s top spas.