The Barn Retreat
Welcome to The Barn, a meditation retreat centre based on the Buddhist tradition in the beautiful Devon countryside of South West England.
This retreat deserves every accolade it receives
Set in a stunning hillside location overlooking the River Dart, the Barn has been a popular retreat centre since 1986. Retreatants reconnect with themselves and the natural environment, and are able to develop a mindfulness practice for everyday life.
The following Barn Retreats are available on the beautiful Sharpham Estate
Standard 6-night meditation retreats
Themed 6-night meditation retreats
Listed in The Sunday Telegraph's 'Eight of the best retreats in Britain and Europe', our six-day community retreats run every week of the year for up to 10 people. Accommodation is all in single, comfortable rooms in a friendly atmosphere of fellowship.
Retreatants usually stay for one week and live as a community of 12 people, sharing household tasks, cooking and meals together. Through teacher-led inquiry and working meditation in our organic garden they develop a mindfulness practice for everyday life.
Who are Barn retreats suitable for?
Anyone with some meditation experience who wishes to:
- develop a mindfulness practice for daily life, supported by western Buddhist enquiry.
- balance community life and quiet personal reflection, following our weekly schedule.
- experience and develop a compassionate, appreciative and joyous approach to life.
See our FAQs for more information about suitability.
If you would like to know more about the information on this page, please contact:
Tel: 01803 732661
Email: [email protected]