Retreat Venues For Hire Near London

Are you looking for a venue within easy reach of London? We’ve got you! Whether you are planning a yoga, detox, meditation retreat or simply a group gathering – here are our top picks for retreat centres for hire near London.

  1. Fair Oak Farm (1hr) 

Fair Oak Farm, East Sussex

An exclusive 12-acre country estate, this farm is in a protected area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Located in Mayfield, East Sussex, this spacious home offers private accommodations for 12-16 retreat attendees. Each attendee can enjoy a private lodge, cottage, or double room, paired with a private kitchen, dining, and living space. Alternatively, shared rooms are available for larger groups and can accommodate up to 30 people. This unique space includes multiple converted barns and eco-lodge tree houses each designed for a specific purpose.

The main barn is an ideal space for indoor yoga and dance workshops. The Hay Barn is a dedicated Pilates Studio. The Treatment Studio is ideal for relaxing massages. The outdoor beauty is unmatched, featuring a large garden, an orchard, multiple courtyards, fire pits, cozy outdoor seating, a barbecue, and hot tubs available for rent. Additionally, this space is child friendly. The Cinema Barn can be used as a nursery for children and there are multiple outdoor accommodations designed specifically for little ones. This includes a children’s play are with swings, zipline, a large trampoline, and a thatched Wendy/playhouse.


2. Redfield Centre (1hr)

The Redfield Centre, Buckinghamshire

A converted stable and coach house, this rustic-style venue is located in Winslow, Buckinghamshire. Just one hour from London and a short 15-minute drive from Milton Keynes. Accommodations can sleep up to 23 people, making it a perfect venue for a small to medium size group.

The dining room table comfortably seats up to 15 people, with additional table and chairs in the lounge to accommodate a larger group. It also features a spacious room perfect for group activities, including yoga. The outdoor courtyard is great for a BBQ and soaking up the sun. Not only you’ll be supporting a local business – Redfield Centre is an educational foundation that supports local employment and proceeds benefit facility improvement projects.


  1. Charney Manor (1.5hrs)

Charney Manor, Oxford

A beautiful thirteenth century Manor house in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. The space offers 23 private bedrooms that include a private bathroom, toiletries, hairdryers, plus tea and coffee. The bedrooms can also be booked on a shared basis to accommodate 35 guests or add the Gillett’s Cottage to accommodate 43 guests.

The Charney Manor includes several meeting rooms and personalized catering for group retreats. The Barn, the main indoor space, is ideal for yoga and Pilates, while the historic Solar is the perfect space for meditation and lectures. The library is stocked with a large variety of books about yoga, meditation, and spirituality. The outdoor space is complete with large gardens and even a secret garden, an orchard, a courtyard with seating and picnic areas.


  1. Earthspirit Centre (2hrs)

EarthSpirit Centre, Somerset

An environmentally friendly venue located in Somerset, this retreat center has facilitated shamanic, yoga, meditation, tantra, and more over the past 30 years. Ideal for large groups, accommodations include ensuites and standard rooms for up to 70 people. “Foodies” will be intrigued by their highly regarded vegetarian cuisine.

The Earthspirit Centre is situated between two ancient hills and a 1700 year old yew tree, just five miles from Glastonbury. It has been awarded the Green Tourism Gold Award and are the winner of the FSB Most Environmental Organization in the South West, as well as a national finalist. The Earthspirit Centre also won the Kindred Spirit Best Retreat Center of the Year in 2017.


  1. Forest Retreats at Hill Farm (2.5hrs)

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The Wye Valley at Sunrise, Forest Retreats at Hill Farm

An eco-retreat venue at Hill Farm, Tintern, this venue houses unique rooms and is set in a woodland scenery with spectacular views over the Wye Valley. One of their studios is even named the Wye Studio, as it overlooks the Wye Valley. The studio can comfortably fit 12 people for yoga but can accommodate a larger group for other activities. There is also a perfect woodland spot for outdoor yoga or bushcraft and is set under amazing oak trees. Guests are able to unwind in the wood-fired eco-spa, wood-fired hot tub, sauna, or plunge pool. This venue can sleep up to 35 guests and features yurts and rooms with a view. The Forest Retreats at Hill Farm was named one of The Guardian’s top 10 retreat holidays of 2020.


  1. ARC Painswick, Cotswolds (2.5 hours)

ARC Painswick, Cotswolds

Perfect for yoga & wellness retreats, corporate bookings, and family get-togethers. This fine Grade II listed building is situated right in the heart of the popular Cotswolds village of Painswick.

The house provides nine bedrooms and sleeps up to 24 people. All of the double bedrooms can be split into singles on request. Climb the numerous, characterful staircases to find bedrooms and additional spaces. Each bedroom is individually crafted to be welcoming and calm spaces with stylish decor for a relaxing ambience. The house is arranged around a central courtyard, creating an optimal space for social events. Complete with a BBQ area, pizza oven, fire pit and pool (which is heated between the months of May and October) to provide hours of outdoor fun. The home layout will take you on a journey no matter your starting point and guests will love exploring the interconnected rooms and multiple staircases. The ground floor includes a large dining area which seats 26 people, the projector room and bar area, two separate living rooms, and a snug. The large kitchen is perfectly designed for preparing big family feasts. It boasts all Miele appliances including four ovens, two hobs/stoves, two dishwashers, and a wine fridge.

 

As we know, time and distance are relative, so if you are feeling adventurous and prepared to go a little bit further, please make sure to check these fabulous venues:

  1. Newhouse Farm Cottages (3hrs)

Newhouse Farm Cottages

A beautiful farmhouse with nine well-equipped, self-catering cottages, a heated indoor swimming pool with counter-current jets and a traditional sauna. It is seated on 30 acres of organic land along a lake. It includes a large, leveled field ideal for outdoor group activities. Also featured is a lodge with a barbeque pit which can be used as a meeting hub. Inside amenities include their Hayloft which is perfect for an array of events including meditation and yoga, while the adjacent studio can be used as a versatile communal area. Located in a rural yet easily accessible area of mid-Devon, the space can sleep up to 47 in 24 bedrooms. All of the cottages have fully equipped kitchens, dining and lounge areas, flat screen TVs with Freeview, Wi-Fi and central heating.


  1. Bae Abermaw (4hrs)

Bae Abermaw, Wales

This is an elegant detached Victorian property with spectacular views over the mouth of the Mawddach estuary and Barmouth bay. The beautiful stone building is newly renovated and provides a luxury experience. All the bedrooms include an ensuite bathroom, complimentary toiletries, hairdryers, tea and coffee, and a smart TV. It can accommodate up to 32 people. Barmouth is situated on the west coast of North Wales on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, the largest National Park in Wales. A perfect destination for nature walks & outdoor activities any time of year. Be sure to add a camera to the packing list as the views are astounding. The Suryadevara Suite is perfect for larger gatherings and can hold up to 100 people. Additionally, just a short walk from the hotel is a small beach which provides an optimal spot for scenic mediations or yoga.


  1. Eden Rise (4hrs)

Eden Rise, Devon

A beautiful 200-year-old Victorian property made from converted barns in the quiet South Devon countryside. It is managed by the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) charity, who acquired Eden Rise through a generous gift in 2018. It is currently used for wellbeing-related residential hires, as well as facilitating their own events. The barns can accommodate a maximum of 22 guests. The building includes one large main workshop hall and one big, bright lounge hall, both opening to the sunny terrace garden. Features include a spacious ground floor kitchen and dining area, a sheltered courtyard garden with tables for alfresco dining, an open fire pit, an outdoor seating area with a large BBQ fire bowl, a separate wood burning sauna facility, and on-site parking for 8-10 vehicles. Its Yoga Shala, called “The Albion” room, is spacious and bright with high trussed ceilings, 60m² of floor space, heated floors, and four elevated, amplified speakers.


  1. The Woodland Retreat (Isle of Wight / 3hrs)

The Woodland Retreat, Isle of Wight

Enjoy three acres of ancient woodland on the Isle of Wight at this beautiful retreat location. It has abundant wildlife for nature lovers including red squirrels, buzzards, foxes, and much more. If you want a beautiful venue that is still budget-friendly, look no further. Only a 15-minute walk from the ocean, as well as to cafes, tea rooms, restaurants, café bars, an Abbey and even a spa.

The retreat offers an abundance of communal spaces including The Buddha Room, The Bohemian Room, The Chakra Room, The Ganesha Room. The main house (or the cabin) offers a large open kitchen, dining room, and lounge with an outside deck. Perfect for an intimate gathering, the home sleeps up to 16 people. The property is located in Fishbourne and is a 5 minute walk from the Wightlink Ferry linking to Portsmouth Harbour.


  1. Stables Wellbeing

    (4 hours from London, 1.5 hours from Cardiff)

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Stables Wellbeing, Wales

Set in the beautiful Brecon Beacons of South Wales and only 10 miles from the M4 sits the Stables Wellbeing. It is a modern barn that was purposely designed for retreats and holds a 5-star rating for group accommodations. This luxury retreat space also provides fully plant-based meals.

A beautiful studio with lovely communal areas and very comfortable sleeping accommodations for 12 guests, plus a teacher’s room. Each bedroom comes with in suite facilities and power showers. Heated floors have been installed throughout the entire building, providing a warm and cosy feel. The central building houses a large studio space for yoga and other activities and has an elegant, high vaulted ceiling. The ground floor features a large open floor plan for communal dining and relaxation. There are additional toilets and a shower in the central space. Enjoy a comfy outdoor seating area and a private courtyard space. Additionally, there is a hot drinks station for beverages and a log burner for cold nights.


  1. Collacott Farm Cottages

    (3 hours- 2 hours by train + 40 mins by car from London; 1 hour from Taunton)

retreat centre Devon
Collacott Farm Cottages, Devon

Located on 17 acres of forest and pasture, this retreat centre is nestled in Devon Hills between Exmoor and Dartmoor. Proximity to Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve allows for amazingly starry nights and peaceful, quiet sleeps. The North Devon coast is just 30 minutes away, too.

Featuring 8 cosy, self-catering cottages with biomass heating and high-pressure hot water. The facility can accommodate 48 people in 21 bedrooms. The cottages are being renewed thoughtfully and gently. The facility is clean and tidy without being pristine and perfect, making it a great spot for transformational work. In the Barn Cottage, you’ll find communal space for dining together. Healing ceremonies have taken place on the land, cultivating a space to safely support deep healing and connection.

There are many venues to choose from, each offering a unique experience of its own. Whether hosting a small or a large group, seeking a luxury or transformative experience, a local or destination retreat, there is a perfect space for every retreat.

At RetreatHub we specialise at finding the best retreat locations from all over the world, so if you need any help finding the best retreat center hire or venue hire for your next retreat, please check our wide selection of retreat venues.

 

 

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