Whether ritualistic, religious or curative, bathing has always been about more than just personal hygiene, and the modern bathroom is no exception. Not just a functional space, it’s a haven to retreat to after a hard day, somewhere to relax mind and body.

The bath is the focal point, so it makes sense to choose one that’s beautiful as well as useful. But with hundreds of shapes, styles and materials available, where do you start? Don’t get into a lather – we’ve found the hottest tubs to suit every budget.