A space to connect with nature, community & your natural self.
A full immersion amidst the living wisdom of the ancient oak trees and wild water of Hardwick Estate.
An invitation to connect with nature and to remember your natural self that is whole, healed and well.
Come with us on a journey of joy, creativity, rest and courage. Music weaves through the days, supporting your yoga practice, guiding you into meditation and inspiring uplifting celebration. Use your hands to connect with elemental nature through sacred craft work. Allow your body and mind to relax into the cool green embrace of the meadows. break through your boundaries and find your inner strength through a profound and transformative fire ceremony.
We will be living together as a community on the land at Hardwick Estate. We offer you daily wild swimming in the river waters, reviving yoga practices, guided meditations with ancient trees, discovery of ‘The Joy of Breath’, authentic workshops, sound healing, art therapy and a chance to connect as a community through the empowering ceremonies. There will be opportunity for therapeutic body work and personal healing treatments.
Reconnect with divine nature, shed your fears, and become empowered to step into your true self.
Incredible musicians will share the good vibes to restore and replenish you, storytelling and singing by the campfire will give you the heartwarming gift of community connection.
We will be eating fresh, organic, locally grown plant based meals lovingly prepared according to Ayurvedic principles. Our gorgeous fruit and veg will come from Tolhurst Organic farm who use stock free farming to produce the lowest possible carbon footprint, cruelty free food. Their work is truly inspiring and aligned with our ethos of re-connecting and re-aligning with mother nature to live in more harmony.
The retreat begins on Friday evening 30th July and ends on Sunday evening 1st August 2021.
Accommodation is provided on a secluded camping field next to the shores of the river with composting toilets and fresh water. Tents available to rent if you can not bring your own.
Camper vans & caravans are welcome, dogs must stay at home!
There is plenty of space to keep within social distancing guidelines.
Surround yourself with 500 year old trees, wild flower meadows, stunning scenery, magical sunset views, wonderful wildlife & your community.
Hardwick estate is only 40 minutes by train from London (Paddington), and just 20 minutes by car from Junction 12 on the M4. Easily accessible from the main transport hubs at Reading, yet set in the rolling countryside of the Chilterns AONB, Hardwick is ideally located for a weekend getaway of peace and tranquility.
If you have a spare seat in your car and are happy to share a ride, or if you need a lift to the gathering, here is the link to the our retreat community Whats app group:
We hope to be able to accommodate all who are interested & feel drawn to come together as a community.
We have tickets available for the Full Retreat: Friday evening - Sunday evening which are limited in numbers to facilitate deep experience of rest and reconnection as a community.
Your Tickets include:
2.5 days and 2 nights immersion into sacred lands and your beautiful self!
✔️ All 2.5 days and 2 nights of the retreat.
✔️ All activities, classes and workshops.
✔️ Fire Ceremony.
✔️ Delicious Ayurvedic food:
Friday dinner, 3 meals a day on Saturday and Sunday. A selection of hot drinks will be available throughout the day.
✔️ Ground rent for your own tent.
✔️ Contribution for the building of a permanent retreat space here at Hardwick.
For those who would like to combine the fun of the retreat and karma of the service we have few Seva Tickets. These tickets are designed for those who enjoy getting involved in the running of the retreat by giving the core crew a hand with whatever is needed to be done on the day, or those who can't afford the full price of the tickets but still want to come. If you’re keen to be involved, please use contact organiser button on this website to apply.
The tickets can be booked on this website - tap the green Select button on the right.
All the ticket contributions will go towards supporting our teachers and building a yurt on the land at Hardwick to host yoga classes, community events and future retreats. We hope to build this platform for reconnection and rest.
COVID-19 Statement and Refund Policy
As with all events this summer we are at the mercy of government regulations regarding COVID-19. In accordance with the current government roadmap out of lockdown we will be operating on a private campsite with participant numbers limited to the legally permitted amount. We will be taking precautions as recommended during the event to ensure the safety and health of all participants.
If the regulations surrounding social distancing deviate from the current government predictions and do not allow us to go ahead with the event as planned, we will postpone the event and reschedule it for a time which is appropriate. In this instance all tickets will be transferable. If the option to retain your ticket until the event is rescheduled is not preferable for you, just let us know within 14 days of us announcing a postponement, and will refund you 100% of the ticket amount.
Under normal circumstances, if we are continuing with the event as planned but you decide to cancel for any reason, we will refund 50% of the cost of your ticket.
Under normal circumstances, in the unlikely instance we have to cancel the event for any reason other than COVID-19 restrictions, we will refund 93% of the cost of the ticket to you.
We do this to cover any administration and infrastructure costs we have incurred in preparation for the event.
If you are unhappy with these terms let us know within 48 hours of buying your ticket and we will cancel your purchase and the full cost will be returned to you.
Please reach out if you have any questions.
We will welcome you to our beautiful location between 4-6pm. There will be time to settle and orientate, put up your tents and relax into your space before we gather.
There will be an enlightening introduction into the Ayurvedic techniques which will inform your practice and meals throughout the weekend.
We will then enjoy our first meal together before holding the opening circle around the camp fire.