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Woodland retreats

The following Woodland Retreats are available on the beautiful Sharpham Estate

Woodland retreats at Sharpham Mindfulness and nature connection woodland retreats for men and women

Mindfulness and nature connection woodland retreats for womenWomen-only mindfulness meditation retreats at The Sharpham Trust

 

Mindfulness and nature connection woodland retreats for menMen's mindfulness meditation nature connection retreats at The Sharpham Trust

Example Schedule

Arrive between 4-5pm for unload, welcoming talk and settling in

Mornings Afternoons
7am – wake up 2pm – personal / free time
7.30am – simple movement/warm-up exercises & meditation 4pm – mindfulness and nature connection activity 
8.30am – breakfast / tasks / make packed lunch 6.30pm - Supper / Tasks
9.30am – mindfulness and nature connection activity  7.45pm - Meditation
1pm - lunch  8pm – personal time / fireside time / night time activity 
  9pm – camp moves into silence except fireside area

Depart 12pm - 1pm on the final day

The combination of mindfulness in nature works so well. I've been on hundreds of retreats over the years, but none so nurturing as this...

The environment and ethos were just what I needed and more helpful than ever I could have hoped. I felt cynical and empty when I arrived and am leaving filled with love, hope and gratitude.

Please click here and follow the directions as per Sharpham House - HOWEVER PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WOODLAND RETREAT DROP OFF POINT IS NOT AT SHARPHAM HOUSE ITSELF - Look out for and follow Woodland Retreat signs once on the estate. Please note that if coming by taxi - the drivers will know the way to Sharpham House but not to the luggage drop off point.  Please look out for the signs.


Venue/Accommodation

This retreat takes place in our beautiful woodland campsite area in the grounds of Sharpham House, surrounded by nature and with the River Dart and 550 acres of the Sharpham Estate to explore. The Estate includes a diversity of natural habitats including reed beds, salt marsh, ancient woodland with a rich variety of wildlife, flora and fauna – all set within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Your accommodation will be in comfortable and spacious bell tents, which includes a foam mattress, warm 13.5 tog duvet and bedding, a small table and a solar light. We like to call it comfortable camping rather than glamping! The tents offer a good opportunity for those new to camping and a bit of extra comfort for more seasoned campers. 

There is a covered fire hearth area for wet weather. We use compost toilets on the site and there is an indoor shower available in the courtyard of the house approximately 3-4 minutes walk away as well as 2 flushing toilets for those that prefer.


Food

Our cooks produce high-quality seasonal, vegetarian food for our guests. We source food whenever possible from our kitchen garden and support local food suppliers - we can accommodate a range of dietary needs.

All bell tents are single occupancy to give you time to yourself for rest and contemplation. The woodland campsite includes a covered outdoor kitchen and dining area and the retreat is fully catered with delicious and locally-sourced vegetarian food, as well as food foraged from the wild.

3 NIGHTS

£315 - full board - includes furnished bell tent (single occupancy) and bedding. Please bring your own towel.

5 NIGHTS

£425 - full board - includes furnished bell tent (single occupancy) and bedding. Please bring your own towel.

Retreats & Events
Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights  (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Ollie Frame)

28

May

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Ollie Frame)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women  - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)

02

Jun

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Men (3 nights) with Caspar Walsh, Rupert Marques & Jon Howell

15

Jun

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Men (3 nights) with Caspar Walsh, Rupert Marques & Jon Howell


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Rupert Marques)

22

Jun

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Rupert Marques)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women  - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)

29

Jun

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Rupert Marques)

04

Aug

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Rupert Marques)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights  (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Rupert Marques)

10

Aug

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection Mixed - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Rupert Marques)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women  - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)

17

Aug

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)


Woodland Retreat: Coming to Our Senses - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill and Ollie Frame)

27

Aug

2017

Woodland Retreat: Coming to Our Senses - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill and Ollie Frame)


Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women  - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)

07

Sep

2017

Woodland Retreat: Nature Connection for Women - 3 nights (with Brigit-Anna McNeill & Shoshana Moskowitz)


All tents are single occupancy, giving you your own space in which to relax.

There will be a maximum of 14 retreatants on this retreat.

How to book easily and securely:

Ring us or email if you've got any questions.

Limited bursaries are available for those experiencing financial hardship. Please contact the Programme Administrator at least 4 weeks in advance if you wish to apply.

Please click here to see our booking and cancellations policy.