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Forest Bathing Experience

Our new forest bathing overnight experience is the perfect way to escape the burdens of every day life and reconnect with yourself and nature

We invite you to join us for twenty four hours to experience forest bathing and yoga with Swedish teacher Helena Skoog. Helena was born and raised in the forests of Sweden and has spent the past four years living off-grid in ancient forestry in Sussex.

For those of you who aren't familiar with the term 'forest bathing' simply means the practice of slowing down and totally immersing yourself in the forest atmosphere. Inspired by the Japanese art of Shinrin-yoku which draws on the therapeutic powers of nature to reduce stress and impart you with a profound sense of peace.

Helena will skilfully guide you through a series of sensory invitations enabling you to connect, in the present moment, with yourself and your natural surroundings.

Arrive at The Spread Eagle on Sunday and take time to swim, relax and enjoy a delicious three course dinner. Following a deeply comfortable night's sleep, set off from The Spread Eagle for an 11am start, followed by lunch on return to the hotel at approximately 1.15pm. After lunch Helena will lead a two-hour rejuvenating yoga session inspired by the morning's natural surrounds.

If you are not sure quite what Forest Bathing is, you might find this short video inspiring

Enjoy the forest through the seasons in 2020:

Sunday/Monday 22nd/23rd March

Sunday/Monday 26th/27th April

Sunday/Monday 17th/18th May

Sunday/Monday 14th/15th June

Sunday/Monday 19th/20th July

Please book early to secure your place - these have proved very popular.

What's included?

  • Overnight accommodation in a classic room including full English breakfast
  • Full use of our spa facilities and swimming pool on Sunday and Monday
  • A three course dinner created using the finest locally sourced ingredients
  • Two hour guided Forest Bathing session
  • A delicious two course lunch at The Spread Eagle with Helena
  • A forest insprired softail to enjoy with lunch
  • A two hour guided yoga session with Helena

Terms and restrictions

  • Ideal for all ages and stages, no previous experience necessary
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear suitable for walking in the forest and for all climates

from £275

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Terms and conditions

Price is based on two people sharing a classic room, other room categories are available. Single occupancy from £206.

We recommend booking early as space is limited to 8 guests per session

We recommend booking spa treatments prior to arrival

Available Sunday nights only as per dates noted above and subject to availability