Here's a selection of retreats in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the UK, as designated by the official organisation Natural England.
You'll find that the sheer beauty, stunning views and the fresh air are a holiday in itself, and wonderfully complement the wellness, yoga, relaxation or spa programme offered.
Fri 1st Nov 2019 - Tue 22nd Dec 2020
A secluded retreat in beautiful countryside, an AONB, in Wales. "A hidden gem" with stunning beaches a short drive away. The combination of Yoga and Ayurveda allows you to unwind and relax at a profound level. Enjoy the infra-red sauna, and outdoor hot tub. Optional detox and juice-fasting available with advance notice. Closed from 23 Dec. Reopens 27 Dec.
Fri 8th Nov 2019 - Sun 8th Nov 2020
Rina Golan Detox Cleanse Yoga Retreats: Rest and rejuvenate on this idyllic English countryside retreat in AONB. Learn to prepare both raw and cooked, delicious, nutrient-rich living organic food, and vegetable and fruit juices. Acquire powerful yoga and breathing techniques, and receive nutritional and lifestyle advice to rediscover your wellbeing. Open for selected dates in January, March, July, September, October, 8-9 November.
Mon 7th Jan 2019 - Thu 31st Dec 2020
Claridge House has a long-standing reputation as a healing centre and retreat. They offer day courses and weekend retreats throughout the year, including Yoga, mindfulness and meditation, Tai Chi and creative arts. Find peace and relaxation in quiet rural surroundings in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Tue 24th Dec 2019 - Thu 19th Mar 2020
Prince Hall Country House is set in the heart of the beautifully Dartmoor countryside. It offers a home away from home with all the luxurious comforts of a country house, including a log fire. Enjoy stunning views of open moorlands. Come for wellness and yoga retreats to recharge. 24-27 Dec, 28 Dec - 3 Jan, 6-8 March, 19-22 March.