winter warmer – luxury yoga weekend, bedfordshire

11 – 13 november 2022

Book by 15 july get 10% off

Step away from ordinary life and into a deeply nurturing and magical weekend retreat in the luxurious surroundings of Tofte Manor; a glorious heart-full 17th century manor house, set in fifty acres of carefully tended and much loved lands.

Sleep deeply in sumptuous beds, soak in big baths, read in the private library and relax by the fire in the beautiful sitting room. Wander the landscaped gardens, dip in the pool, and enjoy peaceful private woodlands.

The Tofte Manor labyrinth is a serene, intimate place perfect for peaceful reflection and quiet time.

This retreat is for anyone yearning for an indulgent weekend to relax, deepen into and expand their creative flow whilst enjoying the tranquillity and beauty of much loved and honoured lands and home.

Cost from £486 (until 15 July)

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The venue

Step away from the frenetic of life and join us as we spend a balmy weekend in this beautiful harmonious house and grounds of Tofte Manor.
Luxurious accommodation surrounded by lush nature, whilst delving deep into the magic of yoga.  Perfect for complete beginners and experienced practitioners who would like to deepen their practice alike.

The place provides a real sense of retreat with a touch of luxury; a stunningly beautiful estate set in acres of manicured gardens and fields and surrounded by the peaceful countryside of Bedfordshire.

Accommodation options range from single to twins doubles, ensuite and non sharing with 1 or 2 other rooms. Many rooms have a fire place too!

There is a brand new beautiful dedicated yurt yoga shala, The space invokes a sense of timelessness ideal for activities ranging from meditation and yoga to creative workshops and discussions. The yurt is equipped with central heating, a wood burning stove, a sound system and a range of seating.

The venue is set in short distance from beautiful villages and b&b where you can extend your stay if you wish.

The Weekend

Over the course of the weekend there will be four meditation sessions and four yoga sessions.
The morning yoga practices will be¬†be a dynamic, creative, playful and explorative ‚Äėdeep slow flow‚Äô asana practice and will include meditation and pranayama.The afternoon sessions will be a mellower, soothing and nurturing practice, delving into areas such as hip opening yoga, restoratives, pranayama, chakras, yoga nidra and meditation.¬†¬†This will be a deeply nourishing and blissful practice.
Also on offer are beautiful countryside walks, delicious wholesome organic food, libraries to dip in, fireside chats, new friends and the space to just be…

Rest & Relax

Accomodation

The manor has beautifully decorated grand bedrooms with their own fireplaces and sumptuous beds.  The manor bedrooms share beautiful bathrooms with both big baths and showers between 2 or 3 bedrooms.

‚ÄčThere’s a large and comfortable drawing room and a welcoming study with huge sofas, as well as a cozy library offering quiet reading spots for the use of all guests.¬†

‚ÄčThe stable yard has four tastefully renovated cottages set around a courtyard leading to a secret landscaped garden. Most of these rooms
are ensuite. 
All of the rooms at Tofte are of a very high standard.

Explore Nature

Sole use of the 9 acre beautifully manicure gardens and 9 acre field beyond. Surrounded by countryside there are many options for walks from the doorstep.

Nurturing time …;

We will nourish you with gourmet vegetarian meals, and nourish your soul with a welcoming atmosphere and a feeling of being looked after to the core of your being. We have the most beautiful spaces inside and out to explore, unwind and find yourself again. We are surrounded by the peace, quiet and beauty of this magic countryside.

Guests can help themselves to teas and Tofte Manor energising spring water, fresh coffee, during the weekend, and relax inside with comfy sofas and a log burner at the one end for chilling, reading or chatting to other group members.

Enjoy the most delicious, healthy seasonal food

Organic Cuisine

We are blessed to have the most wonderful retreat chefs that are highly skilled and experienced, with a great passion for nourishing all of our retreat guests with gourmet vegetarian food, that is tasty and inspiring.

Food source: We source as much produce as we can from local organic farmers or locally sourced.

I am pleased to announce that our much loved Marc Pasternac from LoveMunch is back, expect amazing delicius food and so much love, care and fun.

Please note that the venue is alcohol free and we wish you to respect that, and you will be amazed on how you will feel charged by giving a break on certain habits such as the usual glass of wine.

Tofte Manor

More info about the place: 

investment

All prices per person. Book by 15th July get 10% off

  • ¬£510 – ¬†Stable Yard¬†Twin/double shared bath ¬†– sharing
  • ¬£675¬†– Stable Yard Private room shared bath ¬†–¬†single
  • ¬£510¬†– Manor House Twin/double¬†shared bath – sharing
  • ¬£641¬†– Manor House Private room shared bath ¬†– single
  • ¬£570 – Stable Yard¬†Twin/double ensuite – sharing
  • ¬£675 – Stable Yard¬†Private room ensuite – single

Rooms without ensuite will share bathrooms with 1 or 2 other rooms

Rooms are assigned on a first come first served basis, therefore early booking is strongly recommended!

All prices are per person. Due to current  covid situation only book a sharing space if you are coming with a friend or partner. We do have rooms that can accommodate 3 if you are coming as a group so please enquire.

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whats included?

  • 2 nights – 3 days of luxurious accommodation in stunning Bedforshire Countryside
  • senior teacher tuition with 19 years of teaching and body work experience
  • morning upbeat Embodied Flow/Rasa Yoga sessions to get the prana moving
  • Beautiful nature walks in the surrounding lush countryside
  • Evening Candlelit Embodied Yin & Restorative Yoga Sessions¬†allowing you to unfold, surrender & release
  • Pre-Bedtime mindfulness meditations / guided relaxations / intuitive movements / evening walk (*)
  • delicious vegan/vegetarian meals lovingly prepared by the inspirational on-site chef
  • Unlimited fresh fruit, tea, coffee and water
  • Use of the beautiful newly appointed yurt
  • Yoga mats
  • Gorgeous grounds complete with maizes
  • On-site parking
  • Use of luxury linen and towels
  • 5 yoga sessions, including meditation and long relaxation sessions

(*) facultative depending on the energy of the moment

Not included:

Yoga pros, therapies, transports, and transfers are not included.

travel information

The Address:

Tofte Manor
Souldrop Road
Sharnbrook
Bedfordshire  MK44 1HH

Tofte Manor is in the village of Sharnbrook in Bedfordshire, within easy by car or train.

By Car:

Just 8 miles from Bedford, 24 miles from Milton Keynes, 60 miles from London, 71 miles to Birmingham, 34 miles from Luton. 

By train:

Nearest railway station is Bedford, 15 minutes from Tofte Manor. There is a taxi rank at the station no need to book a taxi (cost is between £18-£25)

Reserve your space

To reserve your space you can book directly below or if you have any further questions please feel free to send me an email.

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