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What better way to spend those cold, dark winter days in the UK than heading off to a yoga retreat for some well-deserved TLC? You’ll completely disconnect from the madness of modern life, indulge in some fresh air and green space, deepen your yoga practice or even kick-start a brand new one, give yourself a much-needed injection of nutrition and quiet and feel like you’ve had a brand-new lease of life.
There’s just one problem – how on earth do you even start to make sense of all the wonderful yoga retreats, with Scotland Yoga Retreats, Wales Yoga Retreats and more; how to find the best one for your budget, your yoga practice, your personal goals and your schedule? How do you even know if they’re as good as they say?
The great news is that we’ve done all the hard work for you and hand-picked the 18 best UK yoga retreats on offer this winter and into next year. We’ve looked into price, location, yoga style, food and much more to find your perfect break. Now all you need to do is read on and make your choice. It couldn’t be easier!

CONTENTS
1. UK Yoga Retreats – Devon

2. UK Yoga Retreats – Cornwall
3. Wales Yoga Retreats
4.
Scotland 
Yoga Retreats
5. UK Yoga Retreats – Yorkshire
6. UK Yoga Retreats – Oxford
7. UK Yoga Retreats – Lake District
8. UK Yoga Retreats – Somerset
9. UK Yoga Retreats – Norfolk
10. UK Yoga Retreats – 
Worcestershire
11. UK Yoga Retreats – Sussex

UK YOGA RETREATS IN DEVON

Sharpham House Retreat
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Connect with nature in an area of outstanding natural beauty, deepen your yoga practice and learn how to incorporate a mindfulness practice into your practice with this beautiful (and very popular) retreat.
Enjoy the asanas, pranayama, movements and sitting meditations in this gorgeous space overlooking the River Dart, and really disconnect from the madness of everyday life whilst enjoying delicious vegetarian food. What’s extra special is the fact that you’ll also be able to take advantage of a 12 hour silent period each day which will be truly life-changing and won’t have to worry about tons of people being there- there’s only space for 14.
Prices start: From £325
Style of yoga: Hatha-based (can vary depending on dates- please check)
Food: Fresh, seasonal vegetarian
Alcohol allowed: No
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Sometimes you don’t want to have to work around someone else’s schedule- you want to enjoy your perfect kind of yoga retreat when it suits you. If so, you’ll ADORE Jala Flow’s bespoke yoga retreat down in the lovely Devon seaside town of Sidmouth.
Just select a date to suit you and you’ll be treated to a daily yoga class plus your comfy hotel room, a delicious breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner on each day of your stay. You’ll also have access to a ton of brilliant extras such as 1 to 1 Yoga Classes, Reiki, Massage, Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP), Kayaking, Walking and Hiking, Spa and Pampering, Afternoon Teas. Awesome!
Prices start: From £ 299
Style of yoga: Hatha/Vinyasa flow/Kundalini/ Restorative yoga/ Ashtanga (you choose)
Food: Whatever you like
Alcohol allowed: No
Suitable for: all levels
When: Whenever you like
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Bala Brook Retreats, Dartmoor
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Reconnect with your inner self and ease away those aches and pains by joining the team at Yoga Furie for a yoga retreat that helps lift your yoga practice to the next level, recharge your batteries and feel amazing.
Set in the wonderful surrounding of the Dartmoor National Park, it’s close enough to get to easily, but secluded enough that you get some well-deserved rest. Expect to be treated to amazing vegan food, nourishing yoga sessions and plenty of time to explore your surroundings. Unlike most other yoga retreats, you can also bring a bottle of wine along with you to enjoy.
Prices start: £230
Yoga style: Dynamic Vinyasa Yoga/ Yoga Nidra/ Yin Yoga
Suitable for: All levels
Alcohol allowed: No
Food: Vegan
When: Please check website
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Hands on Life Retreat
Strengthening your core isn’t just about having great abs (although it does help do that too!) It’s also about improving your posture, boosting your digestion, getting your joints healthier and helping to boost your vitality so you live life on fire!
That’s exactly what this dynamic retreat at the stunning Old Rectory in Devon offers. Not only will you get great workouts, brilliant vinyasa yoga sessions and delicious food, you’ll can also enjoy optional wellbeing treatments that will really help hit that reset button. We love the fact that they cater for vegans, vegetarians and omnivores at every meal too.
Prices start: From £330
Style of yoga: Vinyasa
Food: Vegan/vegetarian/omnivore
Alcohol allowed: No
Suitable for: all levels
When: Please check website
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN CORNWALL

Lime House Yoga Retreats
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The Lime House Yoga Retreats team offer a wonderful selection of yoga retreats, ranging from one-day retreats, to weekends and even whole weeks, and in our option, this restorative day retreat is a cut above the rest.
Slower and gentler than most yoga retreats, this Cornish short-retreat will help you recover from illness or injury, soothe that stress away and treat your body and mind to some well-deserved rest. With the use of props like cushions, blankets, bolsters and blocks, you’ll rediscover balance, mental place and heal your body and mind. Note: there are no standing postures for this one.
Price: £65
Yoga style: Restorative/Yin yoga
Suitable for: all levels
Food: n/a
Alcohol allowed: No
When: Please check website
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Jane Parker Nutrition Retreats
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This is very much a yoga retreat with a difference and is perfect for those looking to completely transform their lives on their yoga retreat. Nutritional therapist Jane has developed the perfect liver detox retreat which combines the wholesome benefits of the Paleo diet with yoga, meditation, sauna, massage, nutritional advice and food that will make your mouth water.
You’ll enjoy daily morning Ashtanga yoga session and an afternoon Hatha yoga session guided by renowned teachers and you also get one or two therapies included in the price (depending on the length of your retreat) so you can start glowing from the inside. Don’t worry if you’re vegetarian or vegan- they will happily cater for you too. Choose from 3 or 6 day retreats to suit your lifestyle.
Price: From £385
Yoga style: Ashtanga/ Hatha
Suitable for: All levels
Food: Paleo (with vegan and vegetarian options too)
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The Scarlet Eco-Hotel
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If you’re looking for a unique, luxurious yoga break created by a team of yoga experts and Ayurvedic therapists set in a beautiful grown-ups only hotel then don’t miss this very special yoga retreat option.
What makes this one extra special isn’t the fact that you get three individual yoga classes included in the price, nor the ayurvedic consultation and treatments or the personalised guided meditation. Nor the mouth-watering menu which is served in the restaurant overlooking the Mawgan Porth beach and further out to sea. It’s the fact that you can eat meat and fish and drink alcohol whenever you like. Contact them directly so they can create your bespoke yoga retreat package.
Price: From £964.50
Yoga Style: Hatha yoga, yin yoga and restorative yoga
Suitable for: All levels
Food: Omnivore, vegetarian or vegan (will also cater to most dietary requirements)
Alcohol allowed: Yes!
When: whenever you like!
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WALES YOGA RETREATS

The Zest Life- 2 Day Yoga Retreat, Isle of Anglesey
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Voted one of the 25 greatest yoga holidays on the planet by the Telegraph newspaper (June 2017), this stunning retreat has it all- healing sea air, yoga classes to undo those knots, warming nourishing food which is always vegetarian and made without sugar or dairy products and even a log fire to sit in front of to warm your toes. Sink into crisp white sheets, treat yourself to long piping hot showers, enjoy the woodland and plunge pool, indulge in a treatment or two and feel utterly de-stressed, calmed, happier and ready to make it through the winter.
Prices start: From £499
Yoga style: Vinyasa flow, Yin yoga
Suitable for: all levels
Food: Vegetarian
When: Please check website
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Mandala Yoga Ashram
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This meditative
Karma yoga retreat will help you live more in the present moment and allow you to become more aware of everything you do, both on and off your yoga mat, making it perfect for you if you wish that your savasana session at the end of class would never end!
You’ll be enjoying a simpler life, staying in dorm rooms, showering with rainwater and enjoying everything that Ashram life has to offer.
Included in the 5 day retreat are a daily hatha yoga class, chanting and meditation, karma yoga through the morning and afternoon, discussions and more chanting. But it’s not all ‘go’- you’ll also be free to enjoy the beauty of the welsh countryside and take a step back to reconnect with your true inner self.
Prices start: £180pp
Yoga style: Hatha yoga/ Karma yoga
Suitable for: all levels
Food: Vegetarian, freshly picked, home-cooked
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Seren Retreats: Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat, Gower Peninsular
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Why not take your indulgence to the next level with these bespoke Ayurvedic and Yoga Retreat on the stunning Gower Peninsular in Wales? You’ll enjoy 4-star luxurious accommodation, full Ayurvedic bodywork sessions, gentle yoga and meditation practices and even an ayurvedic cooking demo so you can take everything you’ve learned home and effortlessly continue your healthy lifestyle when the retreat is over.
Options range from 2 days to 10 and they’ll even give you a discount if you want to stay for more than 5 nights.
Prices start: From £570
Yoga style: Kundalini Yoga
Suitable for: All levels
Food: A fusion of Ayurvedic, vegetarian, macrobiotic, naturopathic, live/raw, seasonal and organic
When: Whenever you like
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SCOTLAND YOGA RETREATS

Black Loch Retreats
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For an intimate, quiet, traditional-style yoga retreat that is at the heart of the Scottish countryside and focuses more on YOU than a massive group of students, look no further than Black Lock retreats. Located at the heart of a working farm in Perthshire, Scotland, you’ll enjoy luxury accommodation with a difference plus an opulent line-up of meditation, yoga, pranayama, discussion, fresh air, incredibly delicious foods and nature right there on your doorstep. Beautiful!
They also offer short 1 day retreats, longer 4-day retreats and even a bespoke option for individuals, or groups of up to five so there really is something for everyone.
Prices start: From £140
Yoga style: Hatha
Suitable for: All levels
Food: Omnivore breakfast included
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Lendrick Lodge Retreats
Join highly experienced yoga teachers Karen Adamson and Ann Hunter as they share everything they know about the ancient healing mantra known as arogya. You’ll learn what it means, how to do it, and also enjoy pranayama, asana, meditation, visualisation and sound to help you get healthier, happier and more in tune with the world.
Prices start: £140
Yoga style: Hatha
Suitable for: All levels
Food: (Please contact for details)
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN YORKSHIRE

Raw Horizons Wellbeing Retreat
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Whether you’re feeling completely stressed out, want to find new inspiration or you’re keen to kickstart a journey into the world of raw food, the Raw Horizons Wellbeing retreat is for you. It’s the UK’s best women-only retreat which has been designed by Dr Claire Maguire to offer you the best results in terms of energy, relaxation and whole-body wellbeing with the added feature of raw foods.
Located at the stunning Split Farthing Hall in North Yorkshire, over the course of two days you’ll be treated to a mouth-watering menu of Kundalini yoga, meditation, and delicious raw food that will help you detox, relax, unwind and gently cleanse your body and mind. Note that there are no physical yoga classes, but transformative Kundalini yoga classes so if you’re looking for more movement, you might want to check out another yoga retreat.
Style of Yoga: Kundalini yoga
Prices start: From £345
Food: Raw
Alcohol allowed: No
Suitable for: All levels
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT

Sunny Brown Farm
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Get incredibly cosy, detox your body and mind, and feel absolutely incredible with this midwinter detox yoga retreat. Offering a blend of hatha, vinyasa and anusara yoga set in the jaw-dropping Lake District countryside, you can do exactly as much (or as little) whilst you’re here as your body demands so you feel like a whole new person when you leave.
You’ll have full access to a full schedule of yoga classes, meditation, healing therapies.
Prices start: From £250 per person – half board – 5 nights
Food: Detox- smoothies, juices, nut milks, soup
Alcohol allowed: Yes
Suitable for: All levels
Yoga style: Blend of Hatha yoga, Yin yoga, Vini yoga, women’s yoga, pregnancy yoga, or yoga Nidra
When: Whenever you want
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN SOMERSET

42 Acres
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This retreat is certainly very different from the norm. Exploring the deep connection between the soul, the page and the physical body, this yoga retreat will help you tease your stories out into the open, release any that you don’t want and celebrate those that you do. Earthy flow yoga will soothe your soul, the meditation will help you reconnect with who you really are inside and you’ll grow as both a writer and a human being.
This is perfect for those who want to be writers, those with a journaling practice or those who simply want to relax, put pen to paper and enjoy some truly beautiful yoga sessions.
Prices start: From £350
Yoga style: Restorative, yoga nidra
Suitable for: all levels
Food: Vegetarian, locally sourced, organic and sugar-free
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN NORFOLK

Satavada Retreats- Mindfulness for Wellbeing Weekeend
Fancy a luxurious boutique yoga retreat that boasts wood burners, vegetarian food, gentle yoga classes, winter walks, underfloor heating and will help you learn the art of mindfulness? Then head to this wonderful wellbeing yoga retreat.
Run by the highly esteemed Yoga at the Mill team, they have an incredible reputation in the health and wellness world and come with recommendations from The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, Marie Claire, The Metro and OmYoga. Pretty good if you ask me. You’ll learn gentle yoga, how to sit in silence, breathwork, yoga nidra and much more in small groups of no more than 12 at a time. Perfect!
Prices start from: £399.00
Suitable for: All levels
Food: Vegetarian
Alcohol allowed: No
Yoga style: Yoga nidra
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN WORCESTERSHIRE

The Clover Mill, Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat
Put yourself first for a change, completely and utterly relax and disconnect from the stresses and strains of modern life by treating yourself to a retreat at The Clover Mill in Worcestershire. It’s the perfect option if you want to combine yoga with whole-body wellness to feel completely relaxed and de-stressed.
You’ll stay in one of their luxury stylish eco-lodges overlooking the lake, enjoy delicious ayurveda-inspired meals, daily yoga and meditation classes and use of steam room, relaxation areas, and those daily treatments which are all included in the price. They’ll also throw in a full Ayurveda consultation including your personal dosha, talks, a cookery demonstration and a healing gong sound bath which will help you feel completely and utterly revived and ready for anything. Stay from 2 to five nights.
Prices start: £295
Yoga style: Yin yoga/rejuvenating
Suitable for: All levels
Food: Ayurveda-inspired
Alcohol allowed: No
When: whenever you like
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN OXFORDSHIRE

Charlie Yoga Retreats
If you already have a regular yoga practice but you’re looking to deepen your practice, fill up on delicious seasonal vegetarian food and keep yourself cosy and warm on the inside through these winter months, you need to head to Charlie Sumner’s wonderful retreats.
The next one is based in Oxfordshire, but if you can wait until next year, she’ll also be offering other retreats in Somerset and Surrey. Top tip- check out the Shepherd’s hut glamping retreats :).
Come along with an open heart and mind enjoy the combination of dynamic yoga and restorative yoga, laugh, nourish your body and soul and leave a changed woman.
Prices start: From £365
Suitable for: All levels
Food: Vegetarian
Alcohol allowed: No
Yoga style: Dynamic yoga, yoga nidra, pranayama
When: 25-28th May 2018 Surrey (shepherd hut glamping)
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UK YOGA RETREATS IN SUSSEX

A few retreats we weren’t able to review but have heard great things about are down in beautiful Sussex, please click on the links below to check them out.

1. Tilton House

2. Retreat to Gayles

3. Rivendell Retreat Centre

As you can see, there’s a wealth of yoga retreats in the UK that will suit all levels of experience, dietary requirements, personal tastes, budgets and even lifestyles.
So what are you waiting for? Book yourself a UK yoga retreat today and give your body and mind what they deserve!
Don’t fancy UK Yoga Retreats? Then check out our other listings around the world by clicking here.

Yoga glossary

Asanas: the poses, what you usually think of as yoga
Anusara yoga: modern version of Hatha yoga
Ashtanga yoga: athletic, quite demanding
Hatha yoga: broad term for classical yoga
Kundalini yoga: a spiritual practice focused on raising energy
Pranayama: breathing exercises
Yoga nidra: meditative yoga, relaxing, still
Restorative yoga: slow poses which are supported using props like blocks, cushions and blankets
Vinyasa yoga: flowing yoga, powerful and dynamic
Yin yoga: a slow rejuvenating form of yoga

 

If you enjoyed reading our guide on UK Yoga Retreats, you may also enjoy our other guides such as Top 18 Women Only Retreats or Top 20 Bali Yoga Retreats. 

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