women's woodland retreat
Friday 26th May 2023
10:00 - 15:00
Tutor: Polly Whyte
Regular ticket: £75
Discounted ticket: £65 Choose this ticket if you feel that your financial circumstances won't allow you to participate in the retreat due to cost.
Supporter ticket: £85 Become a supporter if you feel that your financial circumstances allows you to pay into a bursary fund, subsidising a place for another person.
" It was a lovely relaxing day in a beautiful setting."
ABOUT THE COURSE
Our day retreat for women is designed to give you time and space to connect, recharge and relax in the glorious natural surroundings of our woodland in the South Downs National Park. You will learn a mixture of bushcraft and natural craft skills, taking time to relax and unwind in the company of other women. This retreat is designed to support your wellbeing, help you connect with nature, learn something new and take some time to just be. The day will include a woodland walk, meditation and mindfulness exercises and a campfire cooked lunch.
THE COURSE WILL COVER
- You will learn bushcraft skills and discover natural craft projects
- You will learn meditation and mindfulness techniques to aid your wellbeing
- You will deepen your understanding of the benefits of spending time in nature and giving yourself breathing space
THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR
- Anyone identifying as female aged 18 years or over.
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
- Outdoor weather-appropriate clothing. This course takes place outdoors.
- Sturdy footwear
- A cushion and a blanket
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Polly Whyte is a Forest School Leader with over ten years experience of teaching in the outdoors. As a busy working mum herself, Polly is passionate about enabling more women to spend time in nature doing things at a slower pace, whether its getting creative weaving a basket, building a campfire or chilling in a hammock. Polly's calm energy, knowledge of the woods and creative skills will give you a truly restorative day in nature.
You can get 10% discount when you stay with us during your course for 2 nights or more in our campsite or eco lodge. Please call us on 01730 823166 to make your accommodation booking. Our reception is open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.