UK retreats for easy getaways
It can be easy to get snowed under in everyday life – here’s a selection of UK retreats that will make getting away in 2018 fuss free.
Mindfulness at Sharpham Trust in Devon
Open all year: This gorgeous place offers 3 to 6-night retreats throughout the year for a range of meditation experiences in three amazing locations. Come for mindfulness for beginners or blend it with themes including creative writing, conscious cookery, singing, walking and yoga. Explore.
Relaxation at Witherdens Hall in Kent
Open all year: Stay in a converted self-catering cottage and relax, write, read, paint, have treatments or do absolutely nothing at this peaceful place. A range of activities and treatments are on offer, from mindfulness and life coaching to massage, holistic therapies and organic facials. Explore.
Yoga and Nutrition at Green Farm in Kent
26-28 January 2018: Stay at a lovely house on a tranquil farm and give the New Year a healthy beginning with a Start Afresh Retreat, combining yoga, country walks and nutrition advice with ESPA treatments and tasty, home cooked food. Green Farm is open all year round for bespoke stays. Explore.
Life change with Penninghame in Scotland
24 Feb – 2 Mar, 21-27 Apr, 15-21 Sep and 17-23 Nov 2018: Find answers on this profound psychotherapy retreat on a serene Scottish estate. Effective weeks combine deep self-enquiry, bodywork and breathwork with dynamic meditation, ritual drama and individual sessions. Explore.
Yoga and Wellbeing with AdventureYogi in Sussex
9-12 March 2018: Stay in converted cottages and delve deep into your yoga practice on an Intermediate Yoga Retreat with this lovely company. You’ll explore more advanced asanas, play with creative flow sequences and connect to yourself with pranayama and meditation. Explore.
Yoga and juice fast with Jiva Healing in Wiltshire
29 March – 2 April 2018: Give your body a well earned rest with a Yoga and Juice Fasting Retreat at a gorgeous 17th century converted water mill. You will be guided by a nutritional adviser and optional one-to-one consultations to help get you energised for the Summer. Explore.
Photography with Retreats For You in Devon
20-22 April 2018: Come for a 3 day photography retreat with Lee Orchard and explore Dartmoor to capture it’s historic landscape and wildlife. Or come throughout the year for a specialist retreat, for creative me-time or to relax with great company and delicious, home-cooked food. Explore.
Digital detox with Reclaim Your Self, Bedfordshire
23-25 November 2018: For a welcome dose of calm, wind down on a Jivamukti yoga and digital detox weekend with yoga teacher Emma Henry. Held at a lovely manor house, the programme will include yoga classes, meditation, digital detox talks and time to relax. Explore.