The United Kingdom doesn’t immediately bring to mind rest and relaxation, but the country is full of countryside and seaside, mountains and lake districts that are sure get you in the mood for relaxation. Refresh your mind instead of your Instagram feed with one of these yoga retreats in the United Kingdom.
Visit the British countryside for serenity (Photo: Yoga Retreat Holidays)
Take time away from the daily grind to kickstart your wellbeing. These yoga and meditation retreats in the United Kingdom will allow you to get back to nature and meditate your troubles away. Here are ten of the best places to do that in the United Kingdom:
From £270/ per person
Join yoga instructor Victoria Avane for a yoga, meditation, and cacao sound healing weekend in Devon to recharge your batteries. This popular retreat emphasizes clearing your mind which will help you leave your troubles behind and boost your creativity. Throughout the retreat, you’ll enjoy daily yoga class, meditation sessions, and a sound healing session that will help you open your heart. The retreat price includes three lovingly prepared vegetarian meals daily and two nights’ accommodation in a shared dorm or twin room in the retreat center, which features a sauna and seven acres of land with access to an orchard and river.
From £325/ per person
If you’re looking for a beautiful place to relax and unwind among wonderful people, then this yoga retreat in Kent, UK is the one for you. You’ll be warmly welcomed by Amber, who creates the perfect atmosphere for relaxation and well-being. This healing experience features daily yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices and a raw food nutrition workshop. Over the three days, you’ll enjoy healthy vegetarian and vegan meals, as well as freshly made detox juices, and access to an aromatherapy jacuzzi. Retreat participants will stay a shared triple or private twin and double rooms in the open-plan retreat house in Faversham with views of Syndale Valley.
From £799/ per person
Platinum Healing offers a wide variety of yoga, meditation, and detox retreats in West Sussex, UK. Whether it’s the five-day menopause yoga retreat to the stop smoking juice detox retreat, you’ll work with staff who are highly knowledgeable in the areas you need coaching. All of their retreats include four-nights accommodation, 2-4 daily classes, juices and supplements, as well as expert support throughout the retreat. You’ll stay in a charming 19th century converted barn, walking distance form the River Arun, with access to an indoor heated swimming pool. Whichever retreat you choose, you’re sure to leave with a unique and unforgettable experience.
From £315/per person
Head the Lake District for a yoga retreat surrounded by natural beauty and a warm welcome from your hosts Suzy and Phillip. They offer yoga retreats focused on holistic food and lifestyle year-round in their luxury barn conversion. You’ll spend your days in meditation sessions and reviving yoga practices in order to help you heal and get healthy, as well as workshops such as a cooking class, soul healing session, holistic healing massage, or couple’s yoga practices depending on the listing you choose. Retreats include delicious healthy meals and lodging in their renovated 1760 barn cottages with private double rooms.
From £299/ per person
This luxury estate in the peaceful Kent countryside is a divine setting for resetting your inner harmony and balance. Their retreats are open to people of all ages and abilities and your host Clare aims to create an atmosphere that will help lift you spiritually. Highlights of the retreats include Hatha, Kundalini, and Yoga Nidra practices, mindfulness walks in the countryside, and sound healing through gong and mantra. All retreats include scrumptious vegetarian meals prepared by retreat chefs and accommodation at the beautiful Quaives, a small luxury estate with outdoor hot tub and tennis court for the duration.
From £260/ per person
The rustic Deighton Lodge is a tranquil retreat space in Yorkshire that is sure to help you restore your inner peace. Previous retreat participants love the outdoor space, Carla’s delicious plant-based cooking, and the fabulously attentive yoga classes led by Jacqueline. You’ll enjoy three daily yoga classes, workshops on health and well-being, and walks or hikes in the local area. All retreats include accommodation in a shared twin or private double room at the lodge as well as all meals and snacks.
From £229/ per person
Give yourself the tools to help you fulfill your dreams with a relaxing and rejuvenating yoga retreat in Devon, UK with Jala Flow Yoga. With their retreats, you’re able to make the experience your own according your needs and time to help your rejuvenate your spiritual soul. The retreat features daily yoga classes, spa sessions, and plenty of free time to explore the surrounding areas from the town centre to the beach. You’ll stay at a local guesthouse in a private single, twin, or double room. Retreat rates include daily breakfast, accommodation for the duration, yoga classes, and one spa session.
From £820/ per person
Awaken your consciousness with a cleansing and healing yoga retreat in Scotland. You’ll join a group of beautiful souls to renew yourself with daily yoga and meditation practice, shamanic soul work and inner journeying, and other practices that will help you connect with nature and your own voice. Each of their retreats are different, but they are created to help you open your heart and elevate your mind. Included in the retreat is your detox fast support, daily smoothies, juices, and meals, yoga classes, and accommodation in twin or double rooms for the duration of the retreat.
From £570/ per person
Kickstart your healthy, balanced lifestyle with 5000-year old Ayurvedic principles at Ayurveda Retreats in Swansea, UK. Reconnect with your inner life force and experience the healing properties of Ayurveda with Alaea and Rex. Over your four-to-eight-day retreat, you’ll learn how to transform stress into relaxation through Hatha yoga and meditation, individual Ayurvedic bodywork sessions, and lifestyle evaluation and recommendations. You’ll stay at a four-star residential retreat centre in Swansea with private twin or double rooms and en-suite bathrooms. Retreat prices include all meals and accommodation for the duration of the retreat.
From £310/ per person
Passionate and dedicated yogini Nova Milesko offers private yoga therapy practice and teacher training in London, earning her a growing reputation as an inspiration yoga instructor. Her retreats feature eco venues with style that will help you achieve harmony and relaxation. You will stay at a luxury farm in New Forest and enjoy meals prepared from their on-site organic farm. Highlights of the retreat include 10 yoga and meditation classes, massages, and walk around the New Forest. Included in the retreat are nourishing meals and two nights’ accommodation in a shared dorm.