SpaFest 2021: The must-attend event for UK spa and wellness professionals

Host venue reassures those booking accommodation that they will not lose money is pandemic interferes with staging of event


By David Fagan

06 April 2021


With the founder and publisher of media partner European Spa, Sarah Camilleri, now on board as co-director alongside founder Amanda Winwood, SpaFest 2021 promises to better than ever.

Empowering sessions, thought-provoking talks and the opportunity to truly connect, learn and grow will be available to all who attend on October 12-14, 2021 at the 5-star eco-resort, Gwel an Mor in Cornwall.

And delegates can book their accommodation for the event safe in the knowledge that they will receive a full refund if the event is forced to be postponed due to the continuing global pandemic.

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“We are delighted to announce that Gwel an Mor where SpaFest 2021 is being hosted have announced they will make a full refund if the event gets postponed due to Covid-19. Everyone can now book with confidence, so reserve your accommodation knowing that you will receive a full refund if there is an issue.”

Amanda Winwood

Founder, SpaFest and Made for Life Organics

Responding to the sense of uncertainty being felt by many  businesses as the UK emerges from its winter lockdown, the event’s hosts have promised that those who book accommodation at Gwel an Mor can expect full reimbursement if SpaFest does not go ahead as planned due to future coronavirus restrictions.

This year’s speaker line-up, which will be added to soon, is headed up by ESPA founder Susan Harmsworth, MBE and includes: Iain Bell, founder, Executive Fitness Foundation; Dr Neil Carpenter, founder, NMC2; Claudia Roth, founder, Soul Luxury; and Kay Pennington, group spa manager, Center Parcs Aqua Sana.


SpaFest is committed to providing a level playing field and this year offers the same price for operators and suppliers. Operator applications and sponsorship packages are now open. Supplier bookings will begin from Monday, March 15, with previous attendees given priority.



£325 (+VAT) for 2-Day Pass (including SpaFest Welcome Dinner on October 12 and SpaFest main event on October 13 and 14)


£395 (+VAT) for 3-Day Pass (including all of the above plus Reconnect boot camp with Jamie Edwards on October 12.)


For an application form, please email:


Accommodation should be booked separately by contacting Gwel an Mor:


Sponsorship Companies with ethical credentials can apply for sponsorship packages by emailing:

Mental performance coach Jamie Edwards, founder of Trained Brain™, will be kicking the event off on October 12 with a leadership programme, which will focus on ‘leading yourself and others beyond crisis’, offering perfect empowerment for spa industry professionals.

Wellbeing workshops will include gong baths, yoga, forest bathing and swimming – the location is just under a mile from Portreath Beach and the ancient Tehidy woods. A Cornish themed evening with sea shanty singing is planned for the Wednesday evening.

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SpaFest 2021 will take place at the award-winning 5-star eco-resort, Gwel an Mor in Cornwall. To book your accommodation, click below

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