9 beautiful yoga retreat venues for hire in the UK holiday cottages

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9 beautiful yoga retreat venues for hire in the UK

Ruth 19 January 2022

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to take time out and recharge. More and more people are looking for yoga, wellness and meditation retreats so, if you’re in search of the perfect venue, we can help.

We have a wide range of stunning UK properties in peaceful locations where the only sound to disturb your peace is birdsong. Whether you’re planning a retreat in the country or by the coast, we’ve rounded up the best venues in the most unforgettable locations.

Get inspired by our favourite yoga retreat venues across the UK and find the perfect place to nama-stay at.

High Wards | Loch Lomond, Glasgow and Clyde Valley

High Wards

  • Sleeps 22 in 9 bedrooms (7 en-suite)
  • Indoor swimming pool and spa facilities
  • Huge grounds for outdoor classes

On the edge of the serene Loch Lomond, there couldn’t be many more zen yoga retreat rentals in Scotland. High Wards is a majestic venue set in 98 acres of land offering plenty of opportunities for yoga or exercise classes in the fresh Scottish air. Inside is a heated pool and spa facilities for a bit of downtime and, with seven of the nine bedrooms being en-suite, there’s plenty of room for everyone to have their own space too.

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Torridge Country House | Bideford, Devon

Torridge Country House

  • Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms (all en-suite)
  • Acres of parkland and huge indoor spaces
  • Tennis court and outdoor games room

This Georgian manor house is a splendid setting for a treat of a retreat, surrounded by acres of parkland in beautiful North Devon. Take classes outside within the grounds, or inside in the cavernous hall, before dining on healthy fare around the long table in the grand dining room. With all bedrooms being en-suite, Torridge Country House is a brilliant option for bringing together a group of strangers on an unforgettable wellness retreat.

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The Hop Pickers Oast and Barn | Appledore, Kent

The Hop Pickers Oast and Barn

  • Sleeps 25 in 7 bedrooms (4 en-suite)
  • Waterside deck and sunroom for yoga
  • Indoor pool

If you’re looking for unique retreat venues near London, this former oast house in Kent could be what you’ve been searching for. The Grade II-listed oast house is the perfect backdrop for a restorative wellness retreat. There’s space for yoga or fitness classes on the waterside deck or in the sunroom, and an indoor pool and outdoor hot tub for soothing any sore muscles afterwards.

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The Colloquy | Kington, Herefordshire

The Colloquy

  • Sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms (all en-suite)
  • Shared heated swimming pool, private sauna and hot tub
  • Squash, badminton and table tennis

Boasting eight plush, en-suite bathrooms, The Colloquy is another great venue where you can bring together a group of like-minded strangers on a chilled-out retreat. Surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside, the setting is a world away from busy, everyday life. After sun salutations around the pool, your guests can laze in the hot tub, sweat it out in the sauna and share delicious food around the circular table.

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Dorset Escape | Bridport, Dorset

Dorset Escape

  • Sleeps 17 in 8 bedrooms (3 en-suite)
  • Indoor swimming pool and sauna
  • Large lawn space for outdoor classes

Only 3 miles from the breathtaking Jurassic Coast, Dorset Escape is one of the best yoga venues for hire if you’re planning a coastal retreat. Greet the day with classes on the huge lawn space, unwind with a dip in the indoor pool and detox in the sauna. A hike along the stunning coast and then a movie in the cinema room are the cherries on top of a restorative and rejuvenating retreat.

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Kaleidoscope House | Snettisham, Norfolk

Kaleidoscope House

  • Sleeps 20 in 9 bedrooms (5 en-suite)
  • Beauty treatments, massage, reiki, yoga and catering available upon request
  • Private hot tub

Get away to North Norfolk for a wellness retreat that will cater to mind, body and soul. Therapies, treatments and classes are already on offer at this unique home, while you can also arrange a chef to cater to your nutritional needs. The quirky décor and high-end touches at Kaleidoscope House ensure this is a setting unlike any other. When the day is done, soak in the private hot tub and feel utterly relaxed.

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Rock-rose House | Eggleston, County Durham

Rock-rose House

  • Sleeps 20 in 9 bedrooms (5 en-suite)
  • Huge hall for yoga classes
  • Catering available if pre-booked

You’d be hard pushed to find a more resplendent setting for yoga or exercise classes than the giant hall at this 16th-century Georgian home. As well as this vast and inspiring space, Rock-rose House also boasts a huge dining room – with catering available if pre-booked – and equally cavernous bedrooms with picture windows offering calming countryside views. If you’re looking for a retreat venue with a touch of elegance, this grand residence could be perfect.

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Castle by the Water | Saltash, Cornwall

Castle by the Water

  • Sleeps 22 in 11 bedrooms (9 en-suite)
  • Giant lawn for yoga and fitness classes
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool

Setting the scene for a restorative retreat, Castle by the Water nestles in 55 acres of land on the banks of the River Tamar. Take sunrise walks down by the water, run classes in the verdant grounds or pre-book stand-up paddleboarding to soak up the Cornish scenery. There’s also a heated outdoor pool for cooling off after yoga and a games room offering evening entertainment.

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Bodweni Hall | Bala, Wales

Bodweni Hall

  • Sleeps 27 in 12 bedrooms (9 en-suite)
  • Snug or lawn for yoga
  • Private hot tub, plus water activities available

Escape to Snowdonia National Park for a refreshing retreat among the mountains. Bodweni Hall offers plenty of locations for gentle yoga and meditation, coupled with more high-energy pursuits such as the wide array of water sports on offer. No need to worry if your group overdoes it, though; there’s a soothing hot tub for soaking in when you get back.

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Find the perfect venue for your next retreat

If our top yoga retreat venues don't quite match your requirements, why not take a look at all of our large homes across the UK? With many boasting hot tubs and swimming pools, and all of them in inspiring locations across the country, we're sure you'll find the perfect setting for an unforgettable wellness retreat.

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