19th June, 5 night Retreat – With Shelley Weiner: SOLD OUT


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19th June, 2024 – 5 nights, secured with £100 deposit.

This fabulous venue, in Beal in the heart of Yorkshire, offers a range of delights for authors and writers of all levels. Relax or write in your room with your own dedicated writing facilities or in one of the quiet communal areas. In the evening enjoy an amble around the village and countryside and socialise in our comfortable lounge by the open fire.

Acclaimed novelist, short-story writer and journalist, Shelley Weiner, will be joining us as our writer-in-residence for this retreat. Shelley is a longstanding tutor at the Faber Academy and delivers regular tutoring at other international venues.

Choose from one of the following rooms (prices shown are fully inclusive for your entire stay):

1st Floor

York Room. SOLD £695 Beautiful super king, private balcony, en suite shower room

Bedale Room. SOLD £645 Queen, private adjacent shower room

Ripon Room. SOLD £645 Charming double, ensuite bathroom and toilet

Richmond Room. £605 Lovely double, en suite shower room and toilet

Scarborough Room. SOLD £645 Lovely double, en suite shower room and toilet

Whitby Room. SOLD £645 Beautiful double, en suite shower room and toilet

Ground Floor
We do have a ground floor bedroom available on special request for anyone with mobility issues.

Arrive on day one from 2pm (earlier arrival can be arranged, if needed) and settle into your room at our homely and peaceful venue in Yorkshire. Writing time starts just as soon as you’re ready either in the peace of your comfortable room or in one of our shared writing areas. Afternoon tea is included on your first day and refreshments will be available on arrival.

We have a full schedule, too, of optional additional activities and readings.

Included in your retreat price:

Daily one-to-one sessions with Shelley.
All meals and refreshments including afternoon tea on the first day and breakfast on the final day.
Cream tea each day.
Evening 2 course dinner with wine, each day.
Quiet communal writing areas.
Transport from the local train station, if required.
Individual bedroom with writing facility for when you prefer complete isolation.
Parking onsite.
Optional evening activities & author sessions
Pens and pads.
Use of laptop, if required, with memory stick to take work home.

You can view our full Terms & Conditions here.