WellNess: Overnight Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat

Want to get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life? Join us on Orford Ness for an overnight yoga retreat led by a qualified yoga instructor and wellness coach.

  • Booking essential

This Yoga and Wellbeing retreat offers a unique opportunity to tend to your body and mind, whilst experiencing an overnight stay on Orford Ness, where you can truly press pause on the busyness of day-to-day life.

The event is being led by Sarah Gartshore, Founder of Suffolk-based Bright and Well-Being Yoga. Sarah is a yoga and meditation teacher and certified wellness coach. She will be creating opportunities throughout your stay to connect to your body and mind, and the beauty of Orford Ness.

This event will begin at 4pm on Saturday 9th July, where you will be taken to Orford Ness by boat across the estuary. Accommodation is basic but comfortable with shared rooms and bunk beds. You will return to Orford via ferry at 4pm on Sunday 10th July

The schedule will include:


Welcome talk on arrival


Sunset Yoga, meditation and intention setting.


Sunrise yoga, meditation and journaling

Energising Yoga


Guided mindful walk and walking meditation


Group Wellness coaching session focusing on finding more balance in your life, including journaling and self-reflection.

Closing meditation.

Ferry back to Orford.

The schedule will allow for quiet time to enjoy Orford Ness.

The yoga sessions will be suitable for all levels.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £175.00
  • Adult £190.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
In the event of extreme weather the event may be cancelled or rescheduled.
Adults only
Meeting point
Crossing from Orford Quay to the Ness on the Saturday at 4pm by boat. Return is at 4pm on the Sunday. Park in public pay and display car park (not NT)
What to bring and wear
Accommodation is in shared bunkhouse rooms. Bring clothes suitable for yoga, meditation and walking.
Involves ferry crossing - must be able to negotiate steep and sometimes slippery steps. Mostly made up paths, some uneven.

Contact Info

Orford Ness
Call 01394 450900

Upcoming events

Islands of Secrets Walk

Sat 21 May 2022
Step behind the 'no entry' signs and take a guided walk into the heart of the normally off limits AWRE area.

Suffolk Walking Festival - Walk with a Shepherd and Sheepdog

Tue 24 May 2022
Run as part of The Suffolk Walking Festival, join our shepherd as he manages our flock of rare breed sheep.

Camera Skills Workshop

Fri 10 Jun 2022
Confused by exposure? Flummoxed by focusing? Pictures in your mind don't match the photo you end up with? Learn how to get the best out of your camera in the inspiring landscape of Orford Ness.

Orford Ness Half Day Trailer Tour

Sat 11 Jun 2022
Take a leisurely guided tour of the Ness in our 24 seat passenger trailer, including access to the Cold War Atomic Weapons Research Establishment area, normally 'off-limits' to visitors.

Wildlife Safari

Fri 17 Jun 2022
Join our Countryside Manager to learn about some of the unexpected wildlife that calls Orford Ness home.


Sat 18 Jun 2022
Have you ever wondered how wool from a sheep is turned into clothing? Come and see how the wool from our flock of rare breed sheep is spun, felted, knitted, woven and crocheted into beautiful items of clothing, blankets and shawls.