Our facilities

We offer quiet, comfortable rooms in a large, traditional 1600s thatched house, with a roaring woodburner and a beautiful courtyard and walled garden. You can be as solitary or as sociable as you choose. And as a working writer, I am happy to offer constructive criticism on your work. The village pub is just 50 yards from the front door and there are many delightful walks all around. You can take one or two of the resident labradors out too.

But not everyone who visits Retreats for You is here to write. Some paint, read, tackle a work project, or simply relax and recuperate.

Our facilities

– Themed Events –

We hold regular events including themed writing, yoga and photography to name a few, plus we also have regular non-writers weeks all throughout the year. Click on an event to view more information and place a booking.

Writing Retreat & Yoga Week with Healthy Eating Menu

22 October 2018

Oct 22nd – 4 nights. Join us for a writing week with relaxation, stretching, and an inspirational effect on your body from a daily yoga session. Plus really healthy food to help to keep your mind and body on track and no sugar crashes,  unless you decide to have cake in which case have your cake and […]

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The Flash Fiction Retreat by Retreats West

12 November 2018

Early-bird booking rate is just £595 until 14th June 2018. After that the price goes up to £625. There are 6 places available to join us for a 4 night retreat, from Monday to Friday, at the lovely Retreats for You in Sheepwash. This retreat is for experienced flash fiction writers and there will be […]

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Fiction expert, Julie Cohen returns!

26 November 2018

Mon 26th – Fri 30th Nov  £600 Great news for anyone wanting a superb mentor. Fiction expert Julie Cohen has announced that her Workshop week at Retreats For You will be the 26th November! A whole week Monday to Friday with the talented book doctor herself, award-winning author, and as of this month, in the Richard […]

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