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Queen of Retreats
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Queen of Retreats
The Sharpham Trust on the Queen of Retreats website
"On a 4-night Walking Retreat, attendees can deepen their knowledge of the surrounding coastline while also developing their mindfulness and meditation practice"
We feature twice in a list of top 10 UK wellness retreats, being described as "perfect" and "delightful"
"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'
"Here you'll concentrate on understanding the land, appreciating its history and bringing your hectic mind to a place of acceptance and peace"
"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
"Four days at a retreat designed specifically for people with 'burnout' felt like a gift"
"Full immersion in the natural world", listing us in '10 of the best meditation retreats in the UK & Europe'
'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'
"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
"A wonderful place to escape and practice a little mindfulness"
"Stay in a gorgeous Palladian-style mansion on a 550-acre estate in Devon" - article written by Queen of 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"
Listing us in 15 of the UK's best virtual wellbeing retreats: "Start the new year with this inspiring choice of online health breaks"
Listing us in 30 great breaks in Devon & Dorset - "Our pick is a 5-night silent retreat, involving meditation, exercise & relaxation, with vegetarian dining"
We're in a list of 'best wellbeing breaks and yoga retreats in the UK' as the 'best for getting back to nature'
"I could feel the soothing effects of being at Sharpham" -  in a feature on stillness
"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