Welcome to The Sharpham Trust

A charity on a stunning 550-acre estate on the River Dart in South Devon, UK, connecting people with nature & themselves since 1982 

At the heart of the Sharpham Trust ethos is our desire to build a more mindful, compassionate and environmentally-sustainable world.

We connect people with nature and foster mindfulness and well-being through our programme of meditation retreats at The Barn and mindfulness retreats in Sharpham House and woodland, mindfulness coursesoutdoor learning and the arts.


Queen of Retreats
"the place exudes genteel graciousness and the food is beyond divine"Click here to read our review by the Queen of Retreats

"The location is so special, Views are amazing and great to be immersed in nature. Great balance of activity and quiet contemplation. A community feel but plenty of places to find space. Such a special place and time – thank you"