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.

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 –

For ALL available dates, check our events/dates page.

Micro-memoir: first steps on how to begin writing a full memoir, using personal essays

5 August 2024

Always wanted to write a memoir but don’t know where to begin? Our experienced tutor, Margarita Gokun Silver, joins us for the first retreat of its kind here at Retreats for You. Across the four days you will learn about personal essays – a kind of micro–memoir, and an excellent starting point for jotting down […]

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Alison May, Break through your ‘novel block’ – Tutored Retreat (Sept 2024)

16 September 2024

If writing your novel sometimes feels like you’ve hit a wall, then this retreat is for you. Maybe you feel stuck, but you’re determined to carry on. Maybe you’re so overwhelmed that you’re wondering if you want to carry on at all. Maybe you want some strategies for working through the block the next time […]

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General Just Write Retreat (Oct 2024)

14 October 2024

This is an exceptionally rare opportunity to get a long stretch of writing done over this seven night retreat, arriving on Monday 14th and leaving on Monday, 21st October. From £124pn, depending on room choice. Day after day of writing time, in like-minded company, someone to chat to whilst you make a coffee during your […]

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