4 Days Detox Retreat in East Sussex, UK

  • East Sussex, UK

Detox Retreat in the UK

If you are feeling the need to take some time out from your daily busy life, relax your body and mind, and cleanse inside and out in a gentle and nurturing way this is the right holistic break for you. Whether you are getting fit for summer, needing a detox after a summer of fun or before a festive season of Christmas parties, come and join us for some R&R.

Highlights

  • A cooking workshop
  • Daily morning and evening yoga practices
  • 3 x daily guided silent morning walk to the sunrise
  • 30 minute pampering massage to ease the mind and soothe the soul
  • Helpful, friendly, experienced and knowledgable AY staff
  • 3 nights luxurious accommodation
  • All yoga equipment
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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We have a choice of 4 cottages, 3 of them are attached and 1 is separate. They have exposed oak beams and large galleried landings that overlook the ground floor of the cottages with views down the valley. All have a spacious living room, fully equipped kitchen, and 2 rooms. One is a double and one is a twin. Both rooms share a family bathroom.

Overview

Our 3 day yoga detox retreats are Friday to Monday and we follow the same schedule as all our other well-being yoga retreats, however, the food programme is an introduction to detoxing with raw and warming foods depending on the season. Our chefs are experts in detoxing and with this knowledge they bring to you an introduction to food types that you would incorporate into a detox programme that is more intensive. The yoga helps to cleanse the body and mind also and we have treatments to help support this process. This retreat introduces you to what to expect for the 5 day detox retreat in a relaxed and friendly way, so if you wish to go further you already feel supported.

How will the detox retreat make me feel?

A combination of energizing and restorative yoga, meditation, pranayama and delicious detoxing foods provided by our fantastic chef leaves you feeling more energized, increased mental clarity, improved skin and muscle tone, brighter eyes and glowing skin, supple joints, increased flexibility and a sense of emotional balance, grounding and peace. We advise that you start to cut down on food like caffeine, wheat, dairy and sugar about 5 days to a week before you come, especially caffeine, so that you don’t suffer with the initial withdrawal pains. With beautiful countryside all around and relaxing walks enjoy the space and relaxation this detox retreat brings.

The yoga

Come and join us whatever your ability. Our yoga teachers are highly experienced and able teach from beginners to advanced levels. Our classes vary on which teacher is joining us, but are usually Vinyasa Flow, Hatha, Ashtanga, Sivananda, or Yin. All classes cover pranayama, asanas and meditation to help increase oxygen flow, balance, clarity and to promote a peaceful mind. Morning sessions are a more dynamic practice and the evening sessions are gentle with lots of stretches, meditation and relaxation.

Workshops

On these detox retreats, we offer workshops on certain topics, so that the food you eat and the things you learn can be taken home and potentially integrated more easily into your daily routine. Workshops such as how to make raw juices, nut milks, healthy and delicious breakfasts, raw chocolate workshops, how to make healthy soups, creating a daily cleansing routine and so on.

One workshop is included in the price and the other one is 20 GBP per person.

Organized walks

Organized walks are included in the schedule and depending on the venue other sports and activities available. We are always located in beautiful surroundings with interesting places to visit if you want to get out and explore, or if you just want to rest then the retreat is the perfect place to do this.

Schedule

  • 07:30: Hot lemon and ginger, protein snack
  • 08:00: Silent walk
  • 08:30-10:30: Morning yoga and meditation class
  • 10:30: Brunch of nut milks, muesli and super green smoothie
  • 11:30-13:15: Massages, free time to read, explore, relax.
  • 13:20: Lunch, the main meal of the day, delicious detoxing vegetarian clean foods
  • 14:00-16:00: Workshop Saturday, guided walk Sunday
  • 16:00-18:00: More treatments, relax
  • 18:00-20:00: Evening yoga, meditation and yoga nidra class
  • 20:00: Light evening soups and grains
  • 21:00: Film on detoxing/relaxation time

Start and finish time

The retreat starts from 17:00 onwards with the first yoga class at 18:00. The retreat finishes at 12:00 on Monday. The Saturday and Sunday schedule follows the above routine.

Our beautiful yoga retreat in East Sussex is a stone’s throw from London, less than 1 hour by train, so escape the rat race and relax in ultimate comfort. Surrounded by the rolling hills of the south downs, there is plenty to do if you so desire.

Nearby places

  • London - 1 hour
Activities
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sailing nearby
General
  • Kitchen
  • Lake nearby

We bring our own talented chefs to our retreats who specialise in creating tasty nutritious dishes to energise you and make you happy. On the detox yoga retreat the food is free from wheat, dairy, sugar and other toxic foods and these are replaced with alkaline foods such as pulses, grains, raw foods, nut milks, green smoothies. You can learn how to make nut milks, raw juices and other yummy raw recipes on the Saturday afternoon workshop. You will learn that eating a cleaner diet is tasty, healthy, easy, creative and inspiring. We will give you a handout of the basics to get you started on your return home. The menu is creative, imaginative and delicious. Our food is an important part of the weekend and we want you to enjoy it and to inspire you for when you get home. There will be a combination of raw and cooked grains and pulses to get the balance right.

Relax at our beautiful venue, enjoy the views, and enjoy the outdoor swimming pool heated to 30 degrees from May to September. There are plenty of countryside walks into the Weald and there is bedgebury forest 5 minutes away with Go Ape and cycle hire places or enjoy a walk through the woods. For those who enjoy water sports there is Bewl water, the largest lake in the south east and enjoy sailing, windsurfing or kayaking lessons or hire a bike and cycle the 13 mile circumference.

Our own highly experienced therapists are on hand to soothe away your aches and pains.Choose from an array of wonderful different massages, facials, Reiki, reflexology and more depending on your retreat and therapists available. Half an hour treatment of your choice is included in the price but you are welcome to extend your treatment at an extra cost.

  • 3 x 2 hour evening yoga to unwind and calm with restorative practices, meditation and yoga nidra to help cleanse body and mind
  • 3 x 2 hour morning yoga practices which will energise and awaken and help release toxins from the body during the detox process.
  • 3 x daily guided silent morning walk to the sunrise to wake up peacefully and slowly
  • 3 x fresh, warming and healthy vegan/detox style lunches with a selection of raw salads and dressing. This is the biggest meal of the day on our detox retreats.
  • 3 x inspiring detox breakfast of delicious and filling green Smoothie, homemade nut milks, a variety of organic nuts, seeds, flakes and coconut to create your own muesli created by our in house detox chef
  • 3 x light evening meals of soup and grains to help give digestion a break.
  • 3 nights luxurious accommodation in the rural tranquility surrounded by beautiful East Sussex countryside with views of the Wealdon valley
  • private use of outdoor heated pool to 30 degrees with stunning views of the Wealdon Valley
  • A 30 minute pampering massage to ease the mind and soothe the soul
  • A cooking workshop that teaches you practical tools on how to make quick, easy and delicious healthy and detoxing foods, green smoothies, energy balls and more!
  • A guided walk on Sunday afternoon around Bewl Lake for fresh air and activity
  • All yoga equipment
  • Early morning hot water, lemon and ginger or herbal teas with nut snacks to boost energy levels pre yoga
  • Helpful, friendly, experienced and knowledgable AY staff to look after your every need to help you feel pampered and looked after on your journey to health on this detox retreat

Driving directions from London

Get onto the M25 and then exit onto the A21. It is then about 30 minutes drive from the M25. Once you have booked your place with us we will give you the exact address and post code.

Arrival by train

There are trains that run every hour from London Charing Cross, Cannon Street & Waterloo East and they take 1 hour and 10 minutes.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Elaine

    "I wanted to say how absolutely wonderful the Oxford Retreat was. It was perfect, The team were absolutely brilliant and created the most caring and warm environment. The food was superb and the venue really was special. What a beautiful family home. I loved my room and of course Wenche was amazing weaving her healing magic around beautiful yoga sessionsI definitely will be coming to Oxford again. "

    Adventure Yogi website, edited

  • Review by Gehui Tan
    10 out of 10

    "Absolutely amazing. First class food, hospitality and accommodation. Yoga sessions by Wenche were revitalizing. Feel so recharged after the retreats. Thank you!"

    Adventure Yogi Facebook page, edited

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Early bird discount

The prices below include an early bird discount of 48 GBP per person. To benefit, book or reserve 6 weeks before your desired retreat start date.

Departure:
Monday September 11, 2017
(4 days / 3 nights)

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