Early autumn yoga retreat on the Dorset coast, UK
11 - 13 September 2020
Cost from £300
Teacher Lila ConwayHoliday Expired
About Bonhays Retreat Centre
Bonhays is a beautiful eco-retreat centre, nestled in the hills of West Dorset, between Bridport and Lyme Regis and just two miles from the sea. The setting is secluded and peaceful, surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Set around a central courtyard with the soft curves of the straw buildings and the hills beyond, there is quiet and stillness here. Bonhays has lovely communal areas to relax and chat in as well as many peaceful and secluded spots for quiet and reflection. There is also an indoor heated swimming pool.
The coast and beaches are just two miles away if you want to get a dose of sea air and enjoy a beach walk or you may simply want to enjoy a peaceful moment on the decking and watch the sunset, swim peacefully in the pool, share wonderful meals in the conservatory, practice yoga and meditation; be and rejuvenate.
Evie, the chef at Bonhays, sources organic ingredients locally if she has not grown them herself and with her imaginative palette she produces lovely looking, healthy and very tasty food. All the food is vegetarian.
The daily programme
There will be a yoga class on Friday evening and meditation after dinner. On Saturday there will be two yoga classes, meditation and chanting, plus plenty of time to walk, rest, relax or take a dip in the pool or even the sea. There will be a yoga class on Sunday morning before lunch and goodbyes.
There are plenty of lovely walks, local beaches to visit and ample space to simply relax.
Accommodation at Bonhays
Single, shared twin or double rooms are available. There is also a shepherd's hut set in a quiet corner looking up the Marshwood Valley. The hut has electricity, a wood burner and is fully insulted and fitted with an outside tap. Camping with your own tent is also an option. Bathrooms, shower and toilet facilities are shared.
To allow space for all on this retreat, the numbers and shared accommodation have been limited.
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Early autumn yoga retreat on the Dorset coast, UK, 11 - 13 September 2020
Shepherd's hut single occupancy £355
All rates are per person
Bathrooms, shower and toilet facilities are shared.
The cost is per person and includes your accommodation, daily meditation and all yoga classes. Delicious homemade vegetarian food. Massage treatments are available at an additional cost.
Arrival on Friday 11 September is from 3pm onwards and the first yoga class will be at approx 5pm. We will finish after lunch on Sunday 13 September.
Address: Bonhays Farm, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset DT6 6RF
Axminster Station is on the line from Waterloo to Exeter, with buses from the station to Morcombelake (a 20 min downhill walk for the adventurous or it is easy to book a taxi, which we would recommend).
Axminster Taxis 01297 34000
BJ Taxis 01297 35007
A local bus is also available that stops in Morcombelake (a 20 min downhill walk).