Exclusive venue hire of a private 12 acre country estate for retreat organisers and practitioners. Retreat organisers can provide spacious, private accommodation for up to 24 retreat attendees.
We have a large barn which can be used for yoga, pilates, dining, seminars etc. It has a projector and sound system too. Additional communal spaces also available.
Fair Oak Farm promotes and encourages active community engagement and the adoption of environmentally friendly, ethical practices to help protect, restore and enhance local habitats, wildlife and culture, whilst providing ecological and economical benefits to the local community.
Retreat organisers can provide spacious, private accommodation for 10-16 retreat attendees, each with their own lodge, cottage or double room, with homely bedrooms and their own private kitchen, dining and living space, leaving rooms available for tutors and staff. Alternatively, shared rooms are available for larger groups.
The main barn is an ideal space for indoor yoga and dance workshops, lounge dining, films on big screen or drinks at the bar in the evening. Other indoor communal spaces include the hay barn which is often used as a dedicated Pilates Studio, our Treatment Studio which can be used for relaxing or sports massages, farmhouse reception rooms, the cinema barn which has been used as a creche for child minders or for reformative yoga and the open bay oak framed games barn and grounds are ideal spot for morning fitness sessions. Station pick-ups with baby seats, bedrooms with cots and high chairs are available for family and Mummy retreats.
Outdoors, there are large gardens, an orchard, courtyards with seating, fire pits and a barbecue, children's play area with swings, zip wire, large trampoline and thatched wendy house. Hot tubs are also available to hire from our trusted supplier.
Located in the High Weald, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Fair Oak Farm is an hour from London and 45 mins from Brighton, making it the ideal venue for retreat organisers wanting to provide the best possible setting for their guests to relax and rejuvenate. We can also assist retreat organisers with a variety of local experts, suppliers and catering options.
The Farmhouse sleeps 10-12 and can be a mix of doubles and twins. Converted barns also twins and doubles and eco lodge tree houses, shepherd huts are all doubles. Hay Barn can also be made a twin.
3 bathrooms in the Farm House, 5 bathrooms across Barn, Grain Store, Cow Sheds and Stable Cottage. Shepherd Huts, Eco Lodge Tree Houses and Hay Barn also each have individual shower rooms.
If retreat organisers do not have their own staff, additional cleaning is available during the stays at an extra cost.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
You may self cater or provide your own catering or use our trusted suppliers. There are 9 kitchens, all fully equipped. The farmhouse and barn kitchens are equipped for large groups.
Kitchen and Dining room
Main barn lounge dining for up to 24, farmhouse available for informal dining 12-20 people. Outdoor courtyard, patio space, BBQ and fire pits also available.
Games barn with table tennis table and a small cinema barn. The property also offers an on site treatment studio, large gardens and courtyards with outdoor seating and fire pits.
East Sussex, United Kingdom
Located in Mayfield, East Sussex, only an hour from London. Fair Oak Farm is set in stunning Sussex countryside, in a protected area of outstanding natural beauty.
Fair Oak Farm, Witherenden Road, Mayfield, UK
Gatwick (40 mins) and Heathrow (90 mins)
The village of Mayfield is less than 3 miles up the lane, close to the spa town of Tunbridge Wells and 45 mins from Brighton.
Nearest train station is Stonegate (1hr journey time from London Charing Cross, London Bridge, Waterloo East and Cannon Street).
Our usual terms are 50% of the fee at the time of booking and the balance of the fee paid 3 months prior to arrival, however every retreat can be discussed on an individual basis.