Friday 13th – Monday 16th July 2018
Boswedden House, St Just (near Lands End), Cape Cornwall
Nourish and rejuvenate mind, body and soul this summer in a stunning location.
Come and join us in a picturesque location on the beautiful coastline of Cornwall, where we will enjoy a peaceful weekend of delicious plant-based food, empowering yoga, cooking workshops, blissful meditation, walks in nature and much more.
The program for Vibrant Vegan! is specially designed for you! In a relaxed atmosphere, you have the freedom to unwind and learn, take in the local nature, fresh sea air and dramatic scenery, go for long walks, practice yoga and enjoy a tantalising plant-based menu.
SPRING SPECIAL OFFER – 15% OFF FOR CAMPERS
Spring is here, the sun is shining, so we wanted to offer a 15% discount to campers –
£280 per person (normal price £329)
Lee Watson (author of ‘Peace and Parsnips’ vegan cookbook and presenter ‘Meat vs Veg’ TV program) will be cooking seasonal, vegan meals throughout the weekend. The menu is designed to show the potential of vegan food; healthy, delicious and varied with loads of treats along the way.
Lee is experienced in running retreats and workshops throughout the UK and Europe and believes that healthy vegan food and living is for everyone!
His workshops aim to transform your home cooking, with a healthy and modern approach to exploring the world of plant-based food. You’re sure to pick up new techniques and skills.
Yoga and Meditation
We are very fortunate to have Will and Malene from Complete Unity Yoga joining us, teaching all of our yoga and meditation classes in a purpose built yoga studio.
Complete Unity Yoga run retreats globally and are experienced in teaching yoga of all levels and capabilities. Will and Malene studied yoga in India and are a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and inspiration, practicing yoga as a path to inner peace and radiating joy, bringing strength and confidence along with softness and flexibility. Classes are calming, restorative and energising.
Lifestyle coaching sessions and private yoga classes are available, subject to pre-booking.
Our venue, Boswedden House is a warm, family run, retreat space, situated overlooking the wild coastline of the Land’s End peninsula, close to St Ives, an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
It is a tranquil area, with incredible vistas and the largest concentration of ancient sites in the UK. It is also within walking distance of the ocean, cliffs, wildflower meadows and local beaches.
Leisure facilities include a swimming pool and sauna and all rooms are comfortable and en-suite, with views overlooking the surrounding countryside. You will have access to the on site swimming pool in the mornings and evenings and Boswedden gardens are the perfect place to enjoy the summer sun with a book and cup of tea.
You may also like to book a soothing massage or reflexology, with local therapists.
Designed for you!
This holiday is designed to get you away from your everyday life and de-stress, a chance to learn new, healthy life habits and skills as well as giving yourself the time to find peace and enjoy the company of like minded people.
Lee and his team of cooks will create a summer menu to suit all tastes, whether you’re vegan or not, and he believes in colourful, nutritious and flavourful food. Dishes will be light and energising, as well as super tasty.
The day will start with a healthy smoothie and breakfast, with a buffet lunch and dinner, not forgetting afternoon cake. Lee focuses on seasonal, local produce and gives them a global twists, many recipes you will taste, will have been picked up by Lee on his regular travels around the world.
Lee’s partner Jane is a menstruality educator at Woman’s Wheel and is offering an Introduction to Menstrual Cycle Awareness Workshop, with the possibility of one to one menstruality coaching, to work more sensitively, find greater harmony and gain a deeper understanding of your cycle.
This will be an unforgettable holiday, let us take good care of you. All activities are optional, we leave you free to create your own space and harmony within the weekend.
Vibrant Vegan! will be a time to feel fresh and renewed, a chance to radiate and enjoy the heart of summer!
8:00 – 8:30 – Pool opens for early morning swim (or jump in the sea!)
8:30 – 10:00 Morning Yoga and Meditation
10:00 – 11:00 Breakfast
11:00 – 13:30 Free time (massage, walks, one to one sessions, reading in the garden)
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Free time (cooking workshop, massage, walks, private yoga class, siesta)
16:00 Afternoon Tea and Cake
16:00 – 19:00 Free Time (swimming, sunbathing in the garden, lifestyle coaching)
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner
20:00 – 21:00 Evening Gathering, Storytelling and Fire
21:15 – 21:45 Candlelit Meditation
Prices include –
3 nights accommodation in a stunning location
All nutritious, healthy, plant-based meals
Morning yoga and meditation classes
Bespoke recipe booklet
Cooking demonstration – Healthy tricks and tips, a modern approach to plant-based cooking
Tea, coffee and refreshments with meals
Evening Candlelit Meditation
Vegan nutrition and diet workshop – Q+A with Lee
Leisure facilities – Use of the pool/ sauna in the mornings and evenings
Evening storytelling and fire (weather permitting!)
A guided walk to Land’s End
Massage or Reflexology Sessions with experienced local therapists
Lifestyle Coaching Sessions and Private Yoga Classes with Complete Unity Yoga
Introduction to Menstrual Cycle Awareness workshop and
One to One Menstruality Consultations with Jane from Woman’s Wheel
These sessions require pre-booking, details available on request.
Here is our range of comfortable and contemporary accommodation options, available to suit all budgets:
Large Double/ Twin £449
Small Double £419
Triple Room £399
Family Room (4 beds) £389
All prices are per person
Camping (see our ‘Spring Offer’ above)
*Single occupancy rooms are limited
All bookings and enquiries:
Spaces are limited, and are already being booked, we recommend reserving early!
Find the Vibrant Vegan! Cornwall Facebook Event page here.
Beach House Kitchen Retreats – Testimonials
“The content exceeded my expectations! Loved the ethnic feast concept behind the demos/ menus…..It was like having 4 days of birthdays!
Special meals, special people. I will recommend the vegan retreat to anyone.” Sheila
“Lee is a superb guy, truly inspirational and high energy. The delivery and interaction with both Lee and Jane throughout was great.
Learnt soooo much, thank you!”
“I enjoyed all of the food, the relaxed style of the cooking demonstrations, the genuine passion and knowledge of both Lee and Jane. Loved all the meal times; healthy delicious food with lovely people. There was so much tasting and sharing of new things which was wonderful. I’d highly recommend the retreat to anyone looking to embrace a vegan and plant-based lifestyle.”
Boswedden House – Testimonials
“An absolutely enthralling, invigorating, inspiring place. Thank you!” Ellie, Devon
“Thank you for the amazing care in your beautiful and tranquil place. A true delight to stay here and join a retreat. Wow!” Amritam and Afke, Sussex