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Welcome to The Sharpham Trust - connecting people with nature since 1982

Queen of Retreats
The Sharpham Trust has achieved the Devon Voluntary Action Quality Assurance Mark for health & wellbeing services & activitiesOur Quality Assurance Certificate
"Four days at a retreat designed specifically for people with 'burnout' felt like a gift"
"Stay in a gorgeous Palladian-style mansion on a 550-acre estate in Devon" - article written by Queen of Retreats
'At the Grade 1-listed Sharpham House, you'll concentrate on stillness and appreciate nature as a path back to feeling centred...come ready to awaken your senses'
"If you really want to make a connection with nature, opt for one of the Woodland retreats" - listing us in '25 of the best retreats to reboot your life'
"I could feel the soothing effects of being at Sharpham" -  in a feature on stillness
"On a 4-night Walking Retreat, attendees can deepen their knowledge of the surrounding coastline while also developing their mindfulness and meditation practice"
"A superior venue with an unrivalled range of breaks centred on mindfulness and nature" - We are highlighted as Retreat of the Year in an article written by the Queen of Retreats
Listing us in 30 great breaks in Devon & Dorset - "Our pick is a 5-night silent retreat, involving meditation, exercise & relaxation, with vegetarian dining"
"Learning to be more 'mindful' and live in the moment can give you renewed energy and clarity, and the secular mindfulness retreats at this Grade 1 listed Georgian mansion are a great place to start" "Retreat in tranquil surroundings" - featured in 10 idyllic ways to escape Christmas "The views across the River Dart valley are worth the visit alone" "Gorgeous...inspirational" - feature about silent retreats
Listing us in 10 of the UK's best outdoor wellbing retreats: "Where the water’s ebb and flow and the rhythmic paddling help cultivate mindful awareness"
"Where else can you practise walking meditation among roses and lilies in a formal garden, or meditate in a blue-painted music room where the marble fireplace is a sculptured work of art?" - a feature on our silent retreats in Sharpham House
"A wonderful place to escape and practice a little mindfulness"
"Full immersion in the natural world", listing us in '10 of the best meditation retreats in the UK & Europe'
"Here you'll concentrate on understanding the land, appreciating its history and bringing your hectic mind to a place of acceptance and peace"
Listing us in 15 of the UK's best virtual wellbeing retreats: "Start the new year with this inspiring choice of online health breaks"
We're in a list of 'best wellbeing breaks and yoga retreats in the UK' as the 'best for getting back to nature'
We feature twice in a list of top 10 UK wellness retreats, being described as "perfect" and "delightful"