Brecon Beacons, Wales 23rd-26th August 2024
August Bank Holiday Weekend Brecon Beacons, Wales 2024
Time to explore the stunning countryside of the Brecon beacons National Park and relax with yoga!
We are excited to say we are back this August bank holiday for our hiking and yoga retreats in the Brecon Beacons.
This August, join us for a 3 nights hiking yoga retreat over the August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday to August Bank holiday Monday. Stay in a family-owned multi-property estate that dates back to 1176, it was initially a farm serving the local monastery. Since then, it has had stunning renovations to create a beautiful retreat space.
Why not stay in one of the main barns? Or maybe, try out a quirky converted wheat silo? Either way, you will enjoy lots of space and room options.
Of course, get your hiking boots ready to enjoy a guided hike with qualified guides on Saturday and then enjoy relaxing or walking into Hay-on-Wye or try canoeing down the river Wye or horse riding on Sunday.
Want to fully relax? Relax in the beautiful grounds and read a good book, or journal, or enjoy a massage from our talented team. This escape will leave you feeling energised and revitalised.
With up to 3.5 hours of yoga a day, delicious vegan food from one of our fabulous chefs and gorgeous accommodation you will feel cared for throughout.
Check out more about the Brecon Beacons here
On our August hiking yoga retreat in the Brecon Beacons, for the weekend guests are advised to arrive between 4 pm and 5.30 pm on Friday. This allows time to settle in before the first yoga class at 6 pm. Dinner will be served at 8.00 pm.
The retreat will end at 11am on Monday after a power hour yoga class and brunch.
A Typical Day
Pre yoga teas and snacks
8am - 10am
Morning yoga class to energise
Delicious brunch of warming wholesome vegan treats
11am - 4pm
Second day: Guided hike with qualified hiking guides with packed lunch and transfers to and from the start and finish locations to venue
11am - 4pm
Third Day: Visit Hay-on-Wye, try horse riding, canoe the river Wye or relax and have a massage
5pm - 7pm
Restorative evening yoga class
2 course vegetarian/ vegan evening meal
Beautiful Brecon Beacons
Join us in Wales, in the county of Breconshire where the rugged Welsh landscape of the Brecon Beacons inspires and takes your breath away each visit.
If you love to be in the Welsh countryside, surrounded by rolling hills, rivers, streams, nature and peace and quiet this is the right yoga retreat for you. With the closest town being Hay-On-Wye, you are in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. About 3 1/2 hrs from London or 1 1/2 hrs from Bristol, take time out of your busy schedule to really relax and restore body and mind in this healing space.
You can choose to be as active or relaxed as you like on this yoga retreat, enjoy the free guided hike and then enjoy the grounds of the retreat to relax.
For those who want even more, Brecon Beacons activity holidays offer a variety of activities to choose from, like canoeing down the River Wye, horse riding or wandering into Hay-On-Wye as it is only 10 minutes away and exploring the infamous book shops and cafes.
Our Yoga Teachers
Over the 17 years that AY has been organising our bespoke retreats, we have always made sure that we work with exceptional yoga teachers who are dedicated to their practice and live and breathe yoga, so you can feel safe in the knowledge that you will be inspired, relaxed and tensions dissolved by the end of your retreat with us.
About the yoga
On our August hiking yoga retreat in the Brecon Beacons, the classes are suitable for all abilities. From beginners to intermediate and advanced levels, everyone is welcome. Furthermore, our inspiring and experienced teachers are well-practised at adapting the class to everyone’s level.
The yoga teacher will create a more dynamic class in the morning to get you ready for the day’s hike and adventures. Then, the evening class will be slightly longer to enable deep relaxation with yoga Nidra.
Your yoga practice is held in a beautiful converted barn with beams, large windows for maximum sunlight and wooden floors.
Stunning traditional manor house venue with lots of space
Experience the Brecon Beacons in summer
A guided hike with experienced guides in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Spend time in nature and connect to yourself
Explore Hay on Wye or try horse riding or canoeing
About the food
All of our retreat chefs are highly experienced and passionate about their craft. We have always been a vegan/vegetarian company! Expect delicious and creative brunch, lunch, and 2-course evening meal. Each meal will be balanced to keep you energised all day.
On the hike day, we provide a packed lunch to be enjoyed in nature.
We can cater for all dietary needs so please let us know on booking of any specific requirements.
This August hiking yoga retreat in the Brecon Beacons is suitable for anyone who'd like a relaxing staycation in the UK to refresh and revive after the crazy time of lockdown that we have been in. Yoga to relax, healthy food to cleanse, time out to rebalance. Beginners are welcome as well as all ages. The hikes are suitable for all levels with the times varying for 2 to 3.5hrs each time.
Men & Women
Thank you so much for a wonderful retreat in the Brecon Beacons. I had a really fantastic time. It's the first yoga retreat I've done and I'll definitely be doing more. I really liked the pace and variety of the yoga sessions, the food was also so good!
Isobel Ramsden – Brecon Beacons
Bess is a wonderful yoga teacher which has reignited my interest in yoga, there was so much variety and she tailored the classes for our needs, plus was lovely company for the break
Sandra – Brecon Beacons, Wales
J’adore AdventureYogi. I came to restore some balance into my hectic life . I left with a spring in my step and hopefully with some new friends. Thank you.
Jo – UK Retreats
Thank you for a fantastic introduction to the yoga life. I have met amazing people, eaten the best food and relaxed properly for the first time in years. I’m already planning the next retreat.
Anna – Wales