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Fri, 06 Sept


Sparrows Campsite

Woodland Retreat 2024

***NEW DATE - SEPTEMBER 2024 *** Immerse yourself in nature at our very first Eco Medics Woodland Retreat! Surrounded by forest, we will spend the weekend practising yoga, going on guided nature walks, engaging in fireside talks and more. We can't wait to see you there!

Woodland Retreat 2024
Woodland Retreat 2024

Time & Location

06 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 08 Sept 2024, 17:30

Sparrows Campsite, Halstead CO9 1RS, UK

About the event

What's included?

  • Bell tent with comfy mattress, luxury bedding and lantern (if the Bell Tent option is selected)
  • Hot showers
  • Firewood for the communal campfires
  • Refreshments (coffee, tea, soft drinks, snacks)
  • Communal campsite meals (all meals will be plant-based; includes Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast/lunch/dinner, Sunday breakfast/lunch)
  • All activities: yoga, guided nature walk, art therapy, live music, guided meditation
  • Sustainability focused talks and workshops


  • Arrive any time from 6pm on Friday 6th September 2024. The Welcome Dinner will be starting around 7.45pm, so it would be lovely to see you before then! 
  • The retreat will close at 5.30pm on Sunday 8th September 2024 to allow you enough time to pack up and get home before too late! 
  • The Retreat is being held at Sparrows Campsite (
  • A full programme will be sent by email closer to the date

Paddle Boarding

On the Sunday afternoon, there is the opportunity to go paddle boarding on the enchanting River Stour as it winds through the forest. If you would like to take part then please make sure to add a Paddle Boarding ticket for £14 when you register - all equipment provided and no experience necessary! 

Don't Forget...

to bring a towel! And if paddle boarding, your swimming costume just in case. For those who are wild camping, please also remember your tent, sleeping mat and sleeping bag. A couple of other handy bits to have are a head torch and a power bank if you have them!


If you would like a reusable Eco Medics KeepCup, or a pack of reusable Eco Medics Type IIR face masks,  here's a dicount code for 10% off to use on the store page: RETREAT2024. Make sure to click "Collect at Retreat" on the delivery option and your goodies will be waiting for you on your arrival. 


A massive thank you to The MDU, Plant Based Health Professionals and Buckets of Love for their generous support in making this happen! 


  • Retreat + Luxury Bell Tent

    As a guest at the Woodland Retreat, you will enjoy ultimate glamping experience. Our Bell tents in the meadow come with campfires, firewood, mattresses, bedding and lanterns, not to mention the hot showers nearby! All you need to bring is your towel! All food, refreshments, talks, workshops and activities are included (the only exception is paddle boarding). Each tent sleeps 4 people, so please let us know if you would like to share with anyone in particular. NB Price is per person.

  • Paddle boarding activity

    On the Sunday afternoon, we have an optional Paddle Boarding activity on the beautiful River Stour through the woodlands. Everything will be provided, and no experience necessary!

  • Retreat + Wild Camping

    There were a small number of wild camping tickets to the retreat to present a more affordable option. Unfortunately, these were limited in number due to the costs of running this event and are now sold out. Bell tent tickets are still available, otherwise please use the "waiting list" ticket to be notified if any wild camping tickets become available in due course.

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  • Waiting List

    If tickets are sold out for your preferred option, please use this option and we will add you to the waiting list!

  • Free Ticket

    We strive to ensure our events are as inclusive as possible and run all events at cost price. However, if you are struggling financially, please do send us an email on While we cannot guarantee a space, we will definitely see what we can do!




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