UK Meditation Retreats Top 5
You don’t have to travel to secluded places that are on the other side of the world to experience a spiritual epiphany through meditation. There are meditation retreats all over the UK, which offer restorative and creative treatments coupled with luxurious accommodations, healthy organic food and the much-needed time to calm down and relax.
Here is our list of five of the best meditation retreats that the UK has to offer:
Wellness by the lake- The Lakes by Yoo, Cotswolds
Located in the Cotswolds, within a 650-acre estate, the Lakes by Yoo is an assembly of luxury lake houses which can be rented for weekends or holidays.
The Wellness by the Lake program has been carefully created to provide long-term health benefits for its customers. This bespoke and intuitive wellness centre focuses on diet, exercise, alkalinity, mindfulness, and wholesome wellbeing.
Guests will be accommodated in the Barn House, the first house designed by Kate Moss, its interiors having been elegantly decorated to enhance the modern and imaginative design of the house’s architecture.
Nutritional guidance will be provided by Bettina’s Kitchen, a leader in plant-based eating which is recognised worldwide, and has designed recipes which incorporate WelleCo’s Super Elixir, a super-greens supplement which balances the alkalinity in your body.
Guests will be pampered with a Spiezia spa treatment that will be tailored to their needs, after an individual consultation.
Mediation, mindfulness moments and bespoke detoxifying Vinyasa & Yin yoga will positively charge and balance the spirit.
The beautiful scenery of the lakes and the surrounding green areas are the perfect environment to collect your thoughts, connect with nature and yourself, and calm your body and mind.
Bovey Castle is located in Devon, having the astonishing natural surroundings of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. This English manor house hotel was built on a vast country estate which consists of woodland, lakes and perfectly-trimmed lawns.
The retreat is a three-night getaway for women aged 35 and over, which focuses on all aspects of women’s health. The retreat concentrates on restoring the damages from the physical and emotional challenges that come with different stages of life.
Here you can take meditation, Pilates and yoga classes which will improve your mental and physical state. The treatments available at the retreat include nutritional therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, reflexology, osteopathy, physiotherapy, skin treatments and Reiki sessions.
The hotel also has a spa - The Elan Spa - which is a tranquil retreat that shields you from all of the hustle and bustle of modern life. This bespoke spa uses ESPA products for their treatments which have been designed to relax, revive and restore the soul and body.
This luxurious country hotel is located in a rural but accessible area in Cheshire, set in 38-acre grounds which are just three miles away from Nantwich. The hotel has a relaxed, homely atmosphere with services that will make you feel pampered and special.
This luxurious hotel and spa is a harmonious blend between traditional architecture and modern comforts.
Their exclusive health club lets members improve their health and fitness in a friendly and welcoming environment. The club includes personal training, 12 station hydrotherapy pool, sprung floor aerobic studio & functional training zone, glass roofed 17m swimming pool, steam room and sauna.
Their spa is an oasis of calm which creates the ideal atmosphere for relaxation. Indulge yourself with a well-deserved treatment or two in a wonderful soothing ambience. You’ll be spoiled in the manicure and pedicure rooms which have beautiful views of the gardens and countryside.
Their deep relaxation room is a perfect place for a long uninterrupted meditation session, allowing you to relax and collect your thoughts. The room is softly lit to not stress your eyes and tire you, while the soothing trickle of the water wall provides relaxing background sounds.
Fawsley Hall Hotel is a beautiful luxury country house hotel which is situated in Northamptonshire, a magnificent display of tradition and history which is surrounded by formal gardens and parkland which were originally landscaped by Capability Brown in the 1760s.
Regardless of how long your stay is, you will enjoy every aspect and indulgences Fawsley Hall has to offer. The four treatment rooms are set amid green rural pastures, which will soothe the mind, spirit and body.
Their health club will get you in tip top shape by combining the most effective exercises which are tailored to your needs, state of the art equipment and a hydro-pool which will unwind any tension and relax sore muscles.
Enjoy a balance-restoring meditation session after your treatments in their quiet relaxation room, which is discretely positioned up a staircase above the treatment rooms. It has white ergonomic beds with snugly brown fleece blankets if you feel like laying down.
This renovated 14th century farmhouse is set amid the lush greenery of the Cotswolds. It’s a perfect getaway for families, having child-friendly facilities all over the precinct, and a spa which will pamper and relax any stressed parents.
The spa and wellness centre is situated in a secluded corner of the grounds, near the main house. It has seven treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, indoor and outdoor pool, tennis court and the most professional spa team and therapists. You have various spa day packs from which you can choose, or you can have your spa day tailored to fit your needs.
You will have full use of their spa facilities and in between treatments you can relax in their comfortable lounge. A spa day will allow you to unwind and release all that stress and negative energy.
It’s always important to remember that it’s extremely easy to forget about yourself, your health and well-being. You must find the time to rest and relax and have that all important ‘you-time’. We hope you find some much-needed relaxation in one of our suggested retreats.