Stand up paddleboarding
Forest bathing and grounding
Bistro-prepared meals
Private hot tubs for relaxation
Restorative flow yoga
Druid Temple excursion
Swimming and walks
Hone your paddle boarding skills on North Yorkshire’s River Burn, explore the remnants of a powerful Druidic temple, bathe your essence with a grounding barefoot walk through ancient forests and enjoy restorative, healing flow yoga on this energising adventure retreat. Sleep in rustic, wooden tree lodges kitted with private hot tubs and wooden decks looking over the forested valleys of Swinton. Savour hearty bistro fare, great coffee and cake, and your host’s self-prepared snacks. Return to real life invigorated and inspired after a mind, body and spirit immersion in glorious woodlands.

Accommodation

Nature setting
Caters for vegetarian diets
Rustic woodland lodges
Private forest balconies
Walking and hiking trails
Private hot tubs
Hearty Bistro fare
Wild river swimming
This tranquil, off-the-grid forest retreat forms part of the 20 000-acre Swinton Estate. You will be accommodated in rustic, hand-built forest lodges during your stay. These charming wooden houses come kitted with comfortable beds, kitchenettes, gas-powered hot water showers and private wood-fired hot tubs. Enjoy entrancing views over the Swinton forest valley and Yorkshire dales from your exclusive balcony as you sip a hot drink and watch birds and forest creatures play amidst the ancient trees. Your meals will be served at the on-site Bistro. There are plenty of beautiful forest trails to enjoy if you wish to explore your surroundings in greater detail. Bring your wellies!
15th June to 17th June 2022
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Program

Settle into your cosy forest lodge upon arrival, followed by a two-course Bistro dinner (catering for all dietary requirements.) The next morning after a good breakfast, you'll set off for your guided SUP experience from Ripon to Boroughbridge, after which you'll enjoy a relaxing outdoor picnic for lunch. Enjoy a special barefoot sensory exploration led by forest bathing experts from Faith from Forest in the afternoon and visit a Druidic Temple. Savour delicious cocktails and a vegetarian barbecue feast for dinner around the fire come evening. You will also enjoy two restorative yoga sessions during the course of the weekend before your departure.

Instructor

Emma
Emma
Your host with the most, Emma is a born and bred Yorkshire lass with a passion for travel, food and wellness. After many years of exploring, she established Emma's Dale in 2019 in order to connect like-minded people with the kinds of experiences she herself enjoys. These combine nature, good food, adventure and wellness activities based predominantly in Emma's favourite Yokshire-based locations.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation

Cancel up to 28 days in advance for a 60% refund

Changes

You may not change your dates after booking

Covid

No refund if you test positive for Covid
Full refund if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions
Full refund if the retreat does not take place due to Covid restrictions
15th June to 17th June 2022
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