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Godshill Park Barn Retreats is offering delightful rural yoga retreats at this stunning island farm: oak panelled halls, log fires, shepherds huts, four-poster beds, and local food. Alpacas, llamas and other rare breeds graze in the fields as you relax and are inspired, strengthened and revitalized on your mat.
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The Isle of Wight offers a rural seaside haven just 60 miles from London. Stunning walks, rides and beaches on the doorstep. Ferries are straightforward with good travel links.
Godshill Park Barn Retreats hosts innovative, inspiring and restorative yoga and wellbeing teachers from around the country. Each teacher facilitates their own unique programme, supported by the natural outstanding beauty of the farm, the high quality of the accommodation and the warm hospitality of the hosts. There are log fires, cosy corners to curl up and read a book, and numerous blustery walks from the door. A heart warming opportunity to unwind and restore in this rural haven of tranquility.
Prices: From £265 per person for 2 nights, includes yoga, accommodation and most food.
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Godshill Park Farm offers four-star accommodation. Most rooms have en-suite facilities and some even four-poster beds.
Food: Local food, and vegetarian menus are available. Teachers plan their menus alongside the farm’s chef. Some guests enjoy one evening in the local village for supper - check with the individual teacher in advance.
The farm offers a wide variety of accommodation allowing families to participate without impacting on the yoga experience of others.
Babysitting can be available – pre-booking is essential. (Please note: responsibility lies with the parent to ensure they are satisfied with the training and experience of the sitter.)
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 PureTrust.org.uk.
How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Rare breeds are reared on the farm
- Local food is sourced and served
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Provides info on how to arrive by public transport and/or bicycle
- Produces some of own green energy
- Collects rainwater for use on farm grounds
- Recycles all recyclable waste
- Composts organic waste
- Uses eco-friendly cleaning products
"Emma, your effervescent energy for yoga and life, together with the warmth of your caring nature, were/are a very real part of my appreciation of being on the receiving end of your teaching." - V. Davis
"I feel truly blessed having spent the time with you and the other wonderful people. You are a gifted teacher and I have been truly inspired." - V. Alpe
"Three nights in paradise, our stay was wonderful and remarkable.” Klaus
“A great break, remote and quiet… Truly rural, ideal for stressed out townies… Just what the doctor ordered, peace and quiet and a great location to spot wildlife and truly unwind.” Martin
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