"I enjoyed the company, the beautiful grounds and woodland, the lovely food and kind service." More reviews.
|Location||Lingfield, Surrey, England, UK|
|Activities||Yoga, mindfullness, meditation, arts|
|Prices||£220 pp for two retreat nights|
|Ideal for||Rest and renewal - Yoga - Meditation - Mindfulness - Tai Chi - Creative arts - Vegan - Solo travellers|
|Contact||> For dates see their website
> Ring UK 01342 832 150
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.
- Location / Activities and Prices / Accommodation and Food / Child policy / Green footprint / Guestbook
The house is set in two acres of peaceful garden with a pond, and surrounded by the Surrey Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Given the calm and restful atmosphere, you are surprisingly close to both the M23 (J10) and M25 (J6) motorways and located just 20 minutes from Gatwick Airport. Lingfield station is only a 5 minute drive and offers direct access from London Victoria.
Monthly led meditation day retreats, workshops, guided walking sessions, healing sessions.
Choose from yoga, mindfulness, meditation, Tai Chi, healing and creative arts.
Self-led retreats (full board) are offered during the first week of the month.
Therapy room with resident massage therapist Andrei Illes. Massage treatments may include Thai yoga massage, holistic massage, and sports massage.
Bed & breakfast from £65 per person per night.
Weekend retreat, Friday to Sunday: £220 per person
Midweek retreat-nights: £110 per person
Prices do not include therapies or travel.
For dates or to check availability see above web link, or phone.
One ensuite twin room and one single room with an ensuite bathroom/wetroom, on the ground floor. On the first floor there are eight bedrooms – 2 double, 4 twin and 1 single ensuite rooms, and a double room with a Victorian bathroom across the corridor.
Food: Home cooked exclusively vegetarian or vegan food. They are happy to cater for any special diets.
Adults only on retreat.
What can I do?
See our 10 top tips on green travel - how to make your stay more enjoyable & better for the environment. Consider offsetting your car, train or plane journey via the charity AtmosFair.de.
How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Is owned by locals and employs locals
- Supports Quaker charity
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Provides info on how to arrive by public transport
- Recycles all recyclable waste
- Composts organic waste
- Uses eco-friendly cleaning products
"An inspiring few days away offering a healing and supportive environment. Very restful."
"The house has a wonderful peacefulness that was perfect for our get-away retreat this weekend." C.J.
"Claridge House is a unique Quaker Healing and Retreat centre. I could feel the special atmosphere on entering the building, with two public rooms on both sides, one a small but well stocked library with lots of alternative literature on spirituality, healing, arts and more.
It is a home from home with caring staff and quiet times during the day; very much a presence of stillness at times." Charlotte. S
"Come here for a break away from noise, hustle, deadlines etc. Claridge House is ideal for a retreat or quiet break." Peter
Have you been on one of the above holidays? Let us know what you think.