The Abbey, Sutton Courtney. 15-17th December 2017

We return again to the Abbey, with it's Great Hall, Christmas Tree and open fire included!

Full Booking details follow after the photos below.



We have been coming here for 7 years now! The Abbey is a unique medieval building, set in extensive grounds, tucked away in the small village of Sutton Courtenay, just 10 miles south of Oxford. It is surrounded by 4 acres of beautiful grounds that include mature trees, a woodland path, a labryinth and tranquil sitting areas, which all guests are welcome to explore and enjoy. There are also fine walks through the old village and along the nearby Thames. A peaceful yet creative setting that generally inspires those who visit. We had such a lovely weekend here last December, we return again for a peaceful beginning to the Festive season. Numbers are now limited to 12 people, to give a more intimate setting, with more personalised attention where needed.

Thank you, James, for another wonderful retreat at the Abbey. We both really enjoyed every aspect of the weekend. You have another convert! I was enchanted by the Great Hall with its Christmas dressings and roaring fire in the hearth and delighted to catch up with yogis I’d met before. I think we were very lucky with the inmates, everyone was super friendly which made for a lovely feelgood atmosphere
I hope you and your family enjoy Christmas 🎄 and can’t wait till next one. Rhona, Scotland. Read more feedback here…

Timetable (Approx)

Friday arrivals from 3pm

5.00pm yoga practice

6.30pm Dinner

8.30 relaxation/meditation


8.00am breathing/contemplative practice

8.30am Breakfast

10.15am Yoga movement

1.00pm lunch

Freetime ( resting, relaxing, walking, reading….or nothing!)

4.30pm Yoga session,

6.30 pm Dinner

8.30pm contemplative practice

Sunday morning as Saturday with departures after lunch.

Everything is optional!

River Thames

The River Thames runs along the village, with beautiful paths to walk beside it or around the surrounding countryside.

The Great Hall, Yoga practice
Yoga and relaxations held in the Spacious, Medieval Great Hall, with doors/windows out to the Garden, with it’s beautiful large, mature trees.
The Library
Many other Beautiful rooms to relax in, like the library above. Or Solar lounge below.
Solar abbey meditation

Time to put your feet up and relax……


Beautiful, extensive grounds and little, intimate spaces to just Be……

Abbey in garden
Abbey yoga weekend Retreat.
Food is of great importance on a retreat – and here we have a resident cook, preparing, creative and sumptuous  vegetarian dishes, with  a lot of the produce coming from the garden.
Simple, but comfortable rooms on offer in the main Abbey building or in it’s Guest House just within Abbey grounds. Meals are shared in the dining room, just next to the lovely Farmhouse Kitchen, where you see the delicious home cooking being prepared.
Retreat yoga Abbey

“Thank you again for a wonderful weekend at the Abbey.  It was so great to be back on the mat and working with you. xx………” Read more Feedback from past participants

Go to    for more general info on the place, including directions on how to travel there.

Total Price which includes all yoga, accommodation sharing twin room ( a few singles available for 40 pounds extra) and breakfast, lunch, Dinner is 340 pounds sterling.

This retreat has a limit of 12 people max.

So please reserve your place with a 140 pound sterling deposit.

Please email me to request bank details to do a transfer to a Uk bank or if you prefer an international transfer in euros.

Recommended arrival time is after 3pm on the Friday to have first session at 5.00pm before dinner at 6.30pm.

Departure times are  after lunch on the Sunday, approx 2pm, giving you plenty more time to travel home or explore the area more at your leisure.

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