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Weekend Retreat

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Radical Acceptance Retreat

A Mindfulness and Self Compassion Long Weekend

Friday 3rd - Monday 6th May 2024

At: The Fintry Trust, Surrey

(45 minutes from London Waterloo)

Led by Lucy Chan & Ethan Pollock

£645 fully inclusive with a private room 

Fully Booked - Waitlist Only

£595 fully inclusive with shared (twin) room 

Fully Booked



Enjoy a restorative 3-night residential retreat suitable for all experience levels.

Join us for an immersive weekend of mindfulness and self-compassion, where you'll build a strong foundation of practices to help you navigate life's challenges with resilience. Our focus extends beyond mindfulness, ensuring you develop the tools for self-care and inner strength.

What you can anticipate:

  • Your own comfortable private or shared room in a beautiful country house.

  • An intimate group of 10-12 fellow retreatants, fostering a sense of community and support.

  • Delicious and nourishing vegetarian cuisine prepared with care. We happily accommodate common dietary needs, including vegan and gluten-free options.

  • Experienced and fully qualified leaders who will gently guide you through the practice of mindfulness and self compassion. Expect teaching sessions, guided meditations, mindful walks, and moments of serene silence.

  • Free time for relaxation and rejuvenation, complemented by sessions of deep relaxation to unwind fully.

  • Conveniently located just a short journey from London, allowing you to escape the city's hustle and bustle.

  • A serene retreat space nestled within 13 1/2 acres of beautiful gardens, surrounded by tranquil countryside.

  • Optional yoga sessions to enhance your physical and mental well-being.

Join us on this enriching journey of self-discovery and rest, where you'll cultivate mindfulness and inner resilience in a nurturing and idyllic setting.

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A Typical Day

7.30am – Wake up

8am – Movement and Meditation

8.45am – Breakfast

9.50am – Silence ends, Group meeting

11.30am – Nature Connection activity

12.30pm – Meditation/ Workshop

1.00 Lunch

Personal Time

3.30pm – Optional movement session

5.00pm – Workshop/Teaching

6.00pm – Supper

8.00pm – Guided Relaxation

8.30pm – Silence until the next day


The Fintry Retreat House is a beautiful dedicated retreat space created for all those seeking peace and wisdom. The house is a lovely example of early 20th century architecture with stunning wooden features throughout. Their selection of comfortable single rooms is complemented by plenty of tranquil indoor communal spaces. We will be surrounded by 13 1/2 acres of beautiful gardens all set in peaceful countryside.

The nearest station is Godalming (or Witley) which is a 45 minute train ride from London Waterloo followed by a short taxi ride (average cost £15)





















Lucy and Ethan are both experienced retreat leaders who teach at nationally recognised centers across the UK. They have co-led over 40 retreats together. Read more about them here.

What do past retreatants say?


2 Night Residential Retreat

£645 fully inclusive with a private room

£595 fully inclusive with shared (twin) room

Fully Booked - Waitlist Only

Arrival- between 4-5pm Friday

Departure-3pm Monday



Limited places, please book early to avoid disappointment.


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Read more testimonials from our previous retreatants here.

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"Lucy & Ethan communicate a warm and nurturing ethos – they were very wise and impressed me with their discernment, clarity, humanity and wisdom. "

Chris G


"Lucy and Ethan were exceptional. Their calm and openness set a perfect tone for the group and our time together. I couldn’t have asked for more.


It’s hard to sum up how transformative the retreat has been for me."


Anne M.



"I loved the sense of community created by the participants and held by the awesome facilitators. So grateful to Lucy and Ethan for their generosity of spirit and humour."


"Ethan and Lucy were a joy!

Fabulous retreat!"

Claire L.

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