About 42 Acres
We head to the luxurious setting of the 42 Acres retreat space near Frome in Somerset for a magical weekend of yoga. A wonderful opportunity to revitalise in nature and enjoy reconnecting with yourself and others.
Set in 42 acres of private land, this beautiful retreat space is surrounded by ancient woodlands, a beautiful lake suitable for wild swimming and an abundance of wildlife. With over 170 Acres to explore, it's the perfect place to come to unwind, relax and connect with nature.
Sustainability and comfort are at the forefront of the 42 Acres vision, with reclaimed materials used to outfit the interiors of the property, plus all of the power is renewable and self generated through biomass and solar.
The daily programme
The first class will be on Friday evening, followed by a delicious dinner. Lara will then lead you through two classes on the Saturday in the light, warm and airy yurt yoga space. A long morning class to align to body and breath followed by breakfast.
During the day there will be plenty of time for walks, massage treatments or curling up with a good book. There will be a delicious healthy lunch and the group will meet again for a late afternoon practice to delve deeper into the postures.
Arrival time on Friday 21 January 2022 is from 4.00pm onwards. Departure on Sunday 23 January is at midday after morning yoga and brunch.
Accommodation options range from a luxury dorm to a beautiful en-suite master bedroom as well as twin, double and single occupancy rooms. The main house offers most room types including the master en-suite. Set just a few steps away from the main house, Deer Cottages are all en-suite rooms offering twin, double and single occupancy options. Swallows Barn houses six smaller single occupancy deluxe rooms with plentiful shared bathroom facilities. All rooms have high quality linen and towels.
The venue has several communal spaces for relaxing including a welcoming kitchen with cosy chairs by the fire, a library and a reading space. Delicious local, organic food will be served throughout the retreat. All meals are vegetarian.
I cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful retreat at 42 Acres, I had such a lovely, peaceful time. Everything was absolutely wonderful: the food, the location, the classes, the massages and the people. I left feeling thoroughly rejuvenated and really inspired to explore yoga more.’Alice
I had such a wonderful time thank you - Lara was an incredible teacher. I loved my introduction to Scaravelli yoga and her enthusiastic, energetic approach.Connie
Wow! What a wonderful weekend yoga retreat. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it to friends and family. The location was simply stunning, the yoga sessions that Lara led were revitalising and just what I needed for my body, mind and soul and the food was exquisite. Thank you so much YOAS for making the weekend so special. I am definitely going to come back next year as I am hooked!Mirella
The weekend was wonderful, very nourishing and just what I needed – I didn’t know that was what I needed when I booked it. Lara is a great teacher and I felt very safe and relaxed with her.Alex
I had such a wonderful time at 42 Acres in Somerset last weekend. The house and accommodation were beautiful and spacious. Practicing yoga in the yurt was very special. It was a great crowd, with a good mix of people. Everyone got along really well and we had a good laugh too. The catering was spot on and the food was delicious. Yoga on a Shoestring organised everything perfectly and communication was excellent. I will definitely be booking again.Nicole
It was a wonderful weekend : beautiful location, luxury and stylish accommodation, wonderful teaching from Lara and great energy from the group. It’s certainly kick started my post pandemic self!Sian
Inspiring winter yoga retreat in Somerset, UK, 21 - 23 January 2022
Single occupancy room, double bed, en-suite £750
Master suite (couple sharing) £710
Twin room en-suite £695
Single occupancy room, king bed, shared bathroom £675
Single occupancy room, shared bathroom £640
Twin room, shared bathroom £595
Luxe dorm for 3 people £500
All rooms are priced per person
All yoga classes
Delicious homemade organic vegetarian food
Massage treatments are available at an additional cost.
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on booking and the balance is due 6 weeks before you travel.
Arrival is from 4.00pm on Friday 21 January 2022 and departure is at midday on Sunday 23 January.
Train, taxis & driving:
By car - 42 Acres is an hours drive from Bristol and 2.5 hrs drive from London
Address: 42 Acres, Holt Road, Witham Friary, Frome BA11 5HL
Gillingham (Dorset) 17 mins by car
Frome 20 mins by car
Castle Cary 24 mins by car
Westbury 33 mins by car
Taxis from the station:
Gillingham Cars - 01747 850 385
Castle Cary Taxis - 01963 351 333