Outdoor Adventure Escape in South Devon

Wild Coast Escapes
Donna McChaeyne, Kari Furre, Jo Meek, and Ceri Rees
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Wild Coast Escapes
Donna McChaeyne, Kari Furre, Jo Meek, and Ceri Rees

Rural retreat in South Devon
Outdoor sports experts
Ocean swims
Trail runs
Outdoor, countryside yoga
Ditch the city and breathe in the fresh, coastal air as you exercise among the sandy beaches and fossil cliffs of South Devon. Run along meandering trails winding up and down seaside bluffs and awaken your mind and body during yoga sessions among lush, rolling hills. Cool off in the refreshing River Dart or enjoy open water swims. Relax your achy muscles after a day of energetic activities in a hot tub, soaking up the peace and quiet of your surroundings. 

Accommodation

Delicious, locally-sourced vegetarian meals
Hot tubs
Rustic barn with river views
Private, en-suite rooms
Outdoor garden dining
The retreat is hosted in a rustic barn overlooking the River Dart in a peaceful valley among the idyllic hills of South Devon. Comfort isn’t compromised in this venue. There are ten private rooms with en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor common spaces, and hot tubs perfect for a soak under the stars. Enjoy carefully prepared, locally-sourced vegetarian meals in an outdoor dining space in the garden and easy access to trails, the beach, and a river. 
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Private Double Room
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Private single bedroom with access to your own bathroom
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Private twin room with access to your own bathroom
From £795 per person
1st October to 3rd October 2021
11th March to 13th March 2022
20th May to 22nd May 2022
8th July to 10th July 2022
30th September to 2nd October 2022

Program

The long weekend is packed with a range of fun, outdoor adventures. Inhale the salty sea air on runs along rugged coastal paths with spectacular views. With the guidance of swim coaches, refine swimming skills in the River Dart and partake in an open water swim around Burgh Island. At the end of each day, yoga sessions take place among the green hills to relax and refresh the body.

Instructors

Donna McChaeyne
Donna McChaeyne
Donna is an experienced yoga and meditation teacher with nearly 15 years of experience. She also offers various other holistic therapies and is a nutritional coach. During her classes and retreats, she aims to help individuals find a sense of empowerment.
Kari Furre
Kari Furre
Kari has a keen interest in marathon swimming and swimming technique. Bringing extensive experience in training and teaching swimming, Kari will guide the swimming training over the weekend.
Jo Meek
Jo Meek
Jo has raced all over the world on roads, mountains trails, and through deserts, and has competed in the World Trail Champs and the 100km Champs. In addition to being an avid runner, she is a physiotherapist and is the trail guide for the retreat. 
Ceri Rees
Ceri Rees
Ceri was a triple national cross country champion as a junior, before turning his attention to rugby but in his mid 30s returned to his first love; endurance running, down in Devon. He set up his business Wild Running, which won an UnLtd Social Entrepreneurs award and has organised trail and swimrun events for thousands of people of all abilities, through his Wild Running Events, Something Wild Events and as co founder of the Wild Night Run Series. He also guides as a Qualified Mountain Leader all over the UK, and writes for several outdoor magazines as a specialist writer and makes his own Wild Running podcast series.
 
Ceri has competed internationally and won many trail marathons, ultras and fell races around the UK but he now prers to focus his energies on the holistic benefits of running for its own sake and the numerous lessons it can teach you. He aims to counter the myth that performance and enjoyment should be at opposite ends of the same continuum and to share his passion and insight with you.
From £795 per person
1st October to 3rd October 2021
11th March to 13th March 2022
20th May to 22nd May 2022
8th July to 10th July 2022
30th September to 2nd October 2022
From £795 per person
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