Summer Away Retreat
Beamsley, nr Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire
Friday 25 – Sunday 27 August
Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing break in the Yorkshire Dales. Immerse yourself in meditation on this retreat focusing on practices for improving mindfulness and inner peace.
A retreat gives us the time and space away from our usual activities to gain a deeper and more stable experience of our spiritual practice.
This retreat will explore the development of a Peaceful Mind. It will help to reduce stress and other unpeaceful minds.
The meditations will be guided and the retreat is open and suitable for everyone, regardless of experience. Each meditation session will begin with short prayers, then there will be a talk followed by the guided meditation. Supper on Friday evening is at 6pm and the retreat begins at 8pm Friday evening and end Sunday at lunchtime.
There will be time between the meditation sessions to relax, chat to others and to enjoy the surroundings.
Comfortable accommodation is provided in single, twin or shared rooms (4 bed). Prices are for the whole retreat and include vegetarian meals. Bookings can be made using the links below.
Beamsely Project, Harrogate Road, Hazelwood, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6JA
The venue for the retreat is nestled in the gentle Yorkshire Dales, near Bolton Abbey. A former Church now converted to provide accommodation for groups of up to 24 there are areas for relaxing, meditating and dinning. the country side is ideal for quiet walks between sessions.
Between sessions you will be able to relax in the grounds, surrounding area or in the snug.
Beamsley is on the main road between Skipton and Harrogate, it is a short drive from Leeds and Bradford and is easily accessible from further afield.
The closest rail stations are Skipton and Ilkley. It is then a 15min taxi ride to the venue. (It may be possible to arrange a lift from these or Keighley.)
The sessions will be guided by Gen Kelsang Paljin, Resident Teacher of Buddha Land and Burnley Kadampa Buddhist Centre who is appreciated for offering clear guidance on meditation and living a a positive life.
Accommodation & Booking
Shared Room (4 Bed)
The cost of a shared room is £100 per person for the whole retreat, including vegetarian meals. Deposit £50. There are male and female shared rooms available.
Non-residential fees are £50 for the whole retreat, including meals. Deposit £25.
The cost of a single room is £200 for the whole retreat, including vegetarian meals. Deposit £50 – LIMITED AVAILABILITY – Please call to confirm availability before booking. Deposit £50.
The cost of a twin is £140 per person for the whole retreat, including vegetarian meals. Twin rooms have limited availability. You will need to book for each person (please state on the booking form who you are sharing with). Deposit £50.