Inspiring autumn yoga retreat in Somerset, UK

18 - 20 October 2019

Cost from £435

Teachers Annie Edwards & Will Wheeler

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We head to the luxurious setting of the 42 Acres retreat space in Frome, Somerset for a magical autumn weekend of yoga. A wonderful opportunity to revitalise in nature and enjoy reconnecting with yourself and others.

About 42 Acres

Set in 42 acres of private land, this beautiful retreat space is encircled by seven hundred acres of ancient forest. Sustainability and comfort are at the forefront of the 42 acres vision, with reclaimed materials used to outfit the interiors of the property, plus all of the power is renewable and self generated through biomass and solar.

The daily programme

A wonderful opportunity for you to relax your mind, rejuvenate your body and reawaken your spirit. You will enjoy yoga classes which focus on movement, breath and relaxation.

The day will begin with a strong and dynamic asana class in the light, warm and airy yurt yoga space. After the morning session breakfast will be served. During the day there will be plenty of time for walks, massage treatments or curling up with a good book. There will be a delicious healthy lunch and the group will meet again in the late afternoon for a relaxing and restorative class.

Meditation and yoga philosophy will be woven into the classes. During the time together we will use the restorative power of prana, readings, asana and mantra to send you back into the world more open, receptive and ready for change.

Accommodation

Accommodation options range from dormitories to the master-suite, twin, double and single occupancy rooms. The main house offers the luxe dorm, master suite and twin shared bathroom rooms and single ensuite rooms. Set just a few steps away from the main house, Deer Cottages are all ensuite rooms offering twin, double and single occupancy options. Swallows Barn houses 6 single occupancy luxe rooms with shared bathroom facilities. All rooms have luxury linen and towels. The venue has several communal spaces for relaxing including a welcoming kitchen with cosy chairs by the fire, a library and a reading space.

Delicious local, organic food will be served throughout the retreat. All meals are vegetarian5

Comments

42 Acres is a magical haven. The unobtrusively cool interior design is in a league of its own and absolutely bang up-to-date, and yet, this beautiful home still retains its connection to the past. The setting is 42 acres of glorious nature, gorgeous English farmland, bounded by ancient meadows and forests. I experienced one of the most magical weekends at 42 acres and this place will forever be in my heart. I can't recommend it enough.
I love Annie’s restorative classes because I always leave feeling calmer, stronger and inspired. The pace is pitch perfect, moving slowly into poses with variations and options shared and embraced and with each posture Annie explains its purpose and meaning. Annie has a beautiful style, balancing sound, words, wisdom and touch perfectly. It is in her classes that I remember how to breathe and be kind to myself.
Kate
Will is an incredible yoga teacher, but I knew that already from attending his classes in London. He created a warm and inclusive atmosphere; the perfect environment for a yoga retreat. Will alternated between dynamic, upbeat classes in the morning to more restorative, yin-style classes in the evening which was the perfect combination. I came away feeling completely relaxed, revived and with a deeper understanding of yoga.
Melissa
I cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful retreat at 42 Acres, I had such a lovely, peaceful time. Everything was absolutely wonderful: the food, the location, the classes, the massages and the people. I left feeling thoroughly rejuvenated and really inspired to explore yoga more.’
Alice
Will is an outstanding yoga teacher who brings such positive energy to the practice – funny, enthusiastic with a wealth of knowledge, able to help advance individuals at any level of yoga.
Fatima
Annie’s restorative class can be defined in one word: perfect. She creates a mystical atmosphere with candles and incense that takes you to a higher level of relaxation. The slow-paced sequence combined with the greatest selection of poems and readings makes your body and soul fully relax and restore, so you end the class with plenty of positive thoughts and energy.
Andres

Inspiring autumn yoga retreat in Somerset, UK, 18 - 20 October 2019

Costs

Dormitory, 3 people sharing £435
Twin room, shared bathroom £475
Twin room, en-suite £550
Single occupancy room, shared bathroom £565
Single occupancy room, en-suite £610
Double occupancy room for a couple, en-suite £550
Master suite, double occupancy for a couple £610
All rooms are priced per person

Cost includes:
Your accommodation
All yoga classes
Delicious homemade organic vegetarian food

Massage treatments are available at an additional cost.

Travel Arrangements

Arrival is from 5pm on Friday 18 October and departure is 2pm on Sunday 20 October.

Train, taxis & driving:
By car - 42 Acres is an hours drive from Bristol and 2.5 hrs drive from London
Address: 42 Acres, Holt Road, Witham Friary, Frome BA11 5HL

By train:
Gillingham (Dorset) 17 mins by car
Frome 20 mins by car
Castle Cary 24 mins by car
Westbury 33 mins by car

Taxis from the station:
Gillingham Cars - 01747 850 385
Castle Cary Taxis - 01963 351 333