Relaxation Day Retreat in Lampeter
Saturday, 10th July | Sunday, 15th August | Saturday, 18th September
Take a break and join us for a refreshing and relaxing day retreat in West Wales.
About the retreat
A chance to reconnect, refresh and restore the mind and body
Three sessions of uplifting dharma talks and guided meditation designed to calm the mind and help you de-stress. Morning and afternoon breaks to enjoy the quiet of nature, a delicious two-course lunch (vegan) and have an opportunity to take a walk down to the river, contemplate, and get acquainted with new friends. Finishing the day with discussion and a Q&A.
During this day retreat, you will be guided in an array of deeply relaxing meditations which allow you to completely unwind and settle your body and mind in a state of relaxation, tranquillity, and clarity. The dharma talks will explore the inner causes of stress, anxiety, and provide you with tips and innovative ways of thinking to calm and de-stress at home.
Whether you are working too hard, dealing with stress, or simply need some time to pause from the pressures of everyday life, this soothing day retreat will help you on your way to developing exceptional mental health and wellbeing and experience the genuine wellbeing that comes from having a wonderfully balanced and healthy mind.
You’ll leave feeling refreshed, nourished, stress-free and ready for the weeks ahead – with new tools to reduce your daily stress and anxiety and to make you a more positive and peaceful person.
About The Venue
Enjoy the tranquillity of the Welsh countryside
Described as a “haven for personal healing, growth & discovery“, the beautiful Ascension in the Fields Retreat Centre is nestled in the Cambrian Mountains with beautiful views and 31 acres of natural woodland. The centre is teeming with natural wildlife – there are several ponds and an idyllic river to wander around, and secluded places for reflection and contemplation. This inspiring place is the ideal backdrop for our day retreats and has proven to be a popular choice with our retreat guests.
Delicious and fresh vegan meals and refreshments!
The retreat is fully catered with enticing vegan delicacies. Lunch consists of a freshly prepared two-course buffet with a choice of appetising desserts. There will also be a mid-morning break for tea, coffee and homemade cookies or cakes. Everything is freshly prepared to the highest quality, just take a look at the pictures below!
*Above pictures are from our June 2021 day retreat in Lampeter*
Everything you need for a refreshing experience
Meet the Hosts
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International Buddhist Meditation Teacher & Retreat Leader
David will lead this day retreat, run the workshops and guided meditations, and be on hand as a mentor to support you.
David is an experienced Buddhist contemplative and meditation guide who has studied and taught internationally for several years. He is the Co-Founder of Samadhi and a qualified mindfulness teacher, Mental Health First Aider, and an active member of the Association for Spiritual Integrity. His teaching style is clear and practical, and his warm and humorous approach makes him a popular mindfulness teacher.
Manuel Orozco Jimenez
Accredited Yoga Teacher & Retreat Coordinator
Manu is our retreat co-ordinator and accredited yoga teacher.
Alongside our venue hosts, he will be around to assist you during your retreat and make sure you have a wonderful experience.
He is the Co-Founder of Samadhi and a Mental Health First Aider. Manu’s laid-back approach and kind heart has a warming and inspiring impact on our retreatants and he is much loved by all.
Details & Schedule
What to expect
The cost of this all-inclusive day retreat is £60
This includes all sessions, refreshments and the two-course buffet lunch.
If you are travelling and wish to stay over, there are 3 private rooms available for the Saturday night which can be booked at a cost of £50 per person if sharing with a friend or £65 if single. The rooms can be arranged as a double or twin. Find out more about accommodation here.
Make a Booking
Reserve your place today
The cost of this all-inclusive weekend retreat is £60.
Everything you need to know
Please ensure you have submitted your dietary information to us at the time of booking to make sure that our caterers can adjust accordingly. If a diet is extremely specialised, then there may be a supplementary charge.
Please just wear something comfortable. You are welcome to bring any additional cushions, mats or blankets if you wish, though plenty are available.
Yes, the retreat centre has ample free parking available for guests.
Arrival is from 9.30am. On arrival, you will be greeted by our venue hosts who will show you the welcome area for tea, coffee and biscuits. Our first session will begin at around 10.15am.
The venue and Samadhi are committed to ensuring your safety. We are following the latest government guidance including the use of masks, hand washing, and social distancing.
Yes, Wi-Fi is available in all facilities. We do suggest you unplug during our day retreat to make the most of the peace and quiet.
Clean and comfortable rooms in a shared barn conversion
There are three bedrooms available in the beautiful self-catered barn conversion at the retreat centre. Each of the bedrooms can be made up as either twin or doubles to suit your needs. The three bedrooms share a common living space, kitchen and bathroom.
This detached barn conversion has been tastefully restored and makes a great holiday home or retreat space. The barn has been well decorated throughout and welcoming touches have been added, such as a wood burner to provide a wonderful ambience for cosy nights in. Outside, there is an enclosed garden area with a patio, perfect for quiet contemplation after our day retreat whilst watching the red kites and other falcons sour over the magnificent scenery.