Weekend Retreat

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Self Compassion Weekend Retreat

Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th September 2022

At: The Fintry Trust, Surrey

(45 minutes from London Waterloo)

Led by Lucy Chan & Ethan Pollock

£360 fully inclusive with a private room

£320 fully inclusive with shared (twin) room



This 2 night residential retreat is suitable for all levels of experience.

Develop your practice of self-compassion with an immersive weekend. Build a strong foundation of self kindness and learn to support yourself through challenging moments. We will focus on bringing mindfulness into everyday activities, finding our common humanity with others and cultivating kindness for ourself and others. We go beyond mindfulness to help you develop resilience and self-care.

You can expect:

  • Your own comfortable private room in beautiful accommodation

  • Small group of 10-14 retreatants

  • Delicious wholesome vegetarian food prepared for you, we can also cater for vegans, gluten-free, and other common dietary needs.

  • Experienced leaders will gently guide you in the practice of self-compassion with teaching sessions, guided meditations, mindful walking and periods of silence

  • Free time to relax and unwind, supported by deep relaxation sessions

  • Short traveling time from London

  • Beautiful retreat space set in 13 1/2 acres of gardens, surrounded by peaceful countryside.

  • Optional yoga

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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 – Walking meditation in nature

12.30pm – Meditation

1.00 Lunch

Personal Time

3.30pm – Optional movement session

5.00pm – Self Compassion 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

£360 fully inclusive with a private room

£320 fully inclusive with shared (twin) room

Deposit to reserve place - £150

Full Balance payable 6 weeks before.

Arrival- between 4-5pm Friday

Departure-3pm Sunday



Limited places, please book early to avoid disappointment.


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Read more testimonials from our previous retreatants here.