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Inspiring yoga and transformational breath retreat in Somerset, UK

13 - 15 November 2020

Cost from £460

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About 42 Acres

We head to the luxurious setting of the 42 Acres retreat space near Frome in Somerset for a magical autumn weekend of yoga and transformational breath work. 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 encircled by seven hundred acres of ancient forest. 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

A wonderful opportunity for you to relax your mind, rejuvenate your body and reawaken your spirit. You will enjoy yoga classes which focus on movement, breath and relaxation alongside transformational breath sessions.

There will be three meals a day, plenty of time for walks, massage treatments or curling up with a good book. The weekend will look something like this but times are subject to change.

5pm Arrival
6.30pm Dinner
7.30pm Introduction to transformational breath

7.30am Morning Yoga
9.00am Breakfast
11am Transformational Breath
1.30pm Lunch
4pm Yin yoga / transformational breath
6.30pm Dinner
8pm Evening session

8am Morning yoga
9.30am Breakfast
11am Transformational breath
1pm Lunch
2.30pm Closing circle
Retreat end



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 deluxe dorm and 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 single and double bed deluxe rooms with 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.

Client Reviews

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.’
Wow, what an experience! It’s hard to describe something when it’s so perfect without sounding whimsical, but it really was! The venue, the food, the practices – it was all fantastic.
42 Acres is a magical haven. The unobtrusively cool interior design is in a league of its own and absolutely bang up-to-date, and yet, this beautiful home still retains its connection to the past. The setting is 42 acres of glorious nature, gorgeous English farmland, bounded by ancient meadows and forests. I experienced one of the most magical weekends at 42 Acres and this place will forever be in my heart. I can't recommend it enough.
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.
I just went on a yoga retreat in Somerset. It was totally brilliant in every way - the yoga teaching, the food, the location, the accommodation, the organisation - all excellent. Would recommend to anyone as a fantastic way to spend a weekend.

Inspiring yoga and transformational breath retreat in Somerset, UK, 13 - 15 November 2020


Dormitory, 3 people sharing £460
Twin room, shared bathroom £500
Twin room, en-suite £585
Single occupancy room, single bed, shared bathroom £585
Single occupancy room, double bed, shared bathroom £595
Superior single occupancy room, king size bed, shared bathroom £625
Single occupancy room, en-suite £635
Master suite, double occupancy for a couple £655
All rooms are priced per person

Cost includes:
Your accommodation
All yoga classes and breathing session
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.

Travel Arrangements

Arrival is from 5pm on Friday 13 November and departure is 3.30pm on Sunday 15 November.

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

By train:
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