Our Wellness Retreats are hosted by Where the Mind Grows at our beautiful Heather Lea eco-friendly holiday cottage, in Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

JK from Where the Mind Grows will be the lead facilitator, and there will be a session from Helen of Make it Wild.

These retreats are suitable for a group of friends or colleagues who would like some time away from the every-day to concentrate on themselves.

Our Retreats are for you …

… if you need some time out from the day-job to clear your mind

… if you are seeking relaxation, reflection and self care

… if you want to reconnect with your true self via closer connection with nature

… if you are looking for a safe and supportive space to gain new perspectives

… if ‘me-time’ always falls to the bottom of your list

During our Wellness Retreat you will experience

  • space for rest and recuperation from your role
  • time in a beautiful natural woodland environment
  • a new perspective on the challenges you face
  • personal resources with which to maintain and enhance your well-being
  • tools based on natural principles to sustain you in the future
  • group sessions to explore ideas and develop

You may be a group from the same organisation, or a group of friends interested in exploring and enhancing your well-being in a safe and supportive environment, guided by an experienced coach and facilitator. 

Your Home from Home in Nature during the retreat

Our ecofriendly Holiday Cottage, Heather Lea, nestles in our woodland nature reserve, within Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty, North Yorkshire. We are situated within easy reach of Leeds, Bradford, York, and Harrogate.

You will enjoy exclusive private access to our 150 acres, Bank Woods and Dowgill Grange which includes wild-flower filled hay meadows, stunning ancient woodland, upland meadows and recently planted woodland.

Your accommodation in Heather Lea will be in the double or twin rooms. One room has an ensuite shower room, the other three rooms share a further bathroom and shower room.

There is a large well equipped kitchen, with dining table, and also an outside table for al fresco dining. You have everything you need to cater for yourselves, or we can suggest caterers and eating places.

Enjoy a short virtual tour of Heather Lea

The detailed programme of our retreats can be tailored to your requirements.

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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better

Albert Einstein