Escape to the coast for a Cornish surf trip or go wild swimming in Berkshire after a morning yoga class. These wellness holidays are guaranteed to leave you feeling revitalised.
From yoga and meditation retreats to moorland adventures on horseback, the wellness scene in England is blossoming. There’s no end to the inspiring variety of mind-boosting, body-challenging holidays here. Whether you’re looking to master your warrior two pose, soothe anxious thoughts or learn a new skill, here are our favourite UK wellness retreats.
If you’re keen to delve into the world of meditation, this four-day Thames Valley retreat organised by Culture Trip may be what you’re looking for. Held at the stylish Swan at Streatley (which dates from the 17th century), the refreshingly varied programme kicks off with breathwork, yoga and beginner meditation classes in a soothing riverside studio, followed by a hike around the Goring Gap valley. There’s also paddleboarding and wild swimming in the River Pang, not to mention a cider-tasting session and cosy rooms for switching off.