The Woodland Retreat is a nurturing environment promoting  health & wellbeing,  a place where you can reconnect with yourself, other people & the natural environment.

We offer The Woodland Cabin as a lovely space to stay all year round and in April 2020 we will offer our lovely bell tents.

We often hold retreats, yoga classes and lots more….

Need to chill out…….

Staying at the Retreat


We have some beautiful accommodation so you can stay here  in the natural environment and enjoy some time out.

Click here to see what people are saying about their experience staying at our retreat.

Click on the accommodation link below and then to the booking link which will take you to an up to date calendar on Airbnb where you can book your stay.

The Woodland Cabin

Available all year round…


To book click here

The Beautiful Bell Tent

Available April 2020 to September 2020

To book click here

The Blue Bell Tent

Available April 2020 to September 2020

To book click here



Whats on at The Woodland Retreat and notice board


Maitri & Lucy welcome you to an evening of Kirtan sharing Bhavana Kirtan Vibes in the Straw Bale hut at The Woodland Retreat.

Kirtan is a practice to get you out of mental thinking and into the heart of presence and peace. In kirtan we join together and sing Sanskrit songs to uplift ones whole being into a joyful state of being.

7-8pm Kirtan
8pm onwards plant based food share (bring some plant based food to share)

Cost: donations to the Atma Seva Trust on the evening
What to bring: torch, food to share (plant based), blanket, cushion and wellies
Date: 12th October 2019
Time:Prompt start at 7pm


To reserve your spot in the straw bale hut Facebook message to Shala om or email to:

We look forward to sharing in the space of Kirtan with you.

Love & light
Maitri & Lucy

Bespoke Retreats

Maitri offers unique and bespoke Retreats to suit your needs so you can relax, chill out and experience something new.

You can tailor these retreats to suit your time frame, dietary requirements and the type of experience you want to explore.

For example….

3 hour session to include yoga, veggie/vegan meal and Kirtan gathering


A day retreat to include walking in nature, creative session, yoga, lunch and Kirtan.


A weekend Retreat to really let go and stay here in the beautiful woodland and enjoy immersing yourself in a weekend of serenity and relaxation.

Maitri also offers 1:1 tailor made yoga class in your own home or here at the retreat.

For more info contact Maitri on


call 07584438009

Art Work by Maitri

Maitri has a BA Honours in Fine Art, is a fully qualified Art & Design teacher & a part-time painter. Maitri loves to explore ways to connect to the deeper wisdom within ones own being and to reveal insights into our human experience, love, joy and connection.

If your thinking of some beautiful art work for your yoga studio or private yoga space Maitri does offer work by commission. Please see some examples by clicking here

For any commissions please email

For more on Maitri’s work click here


Karma Kitchen Cafe

Serving all things nourishing…..

There are currently no pop-up cafe days scheduled.

Karma Kitchen Cafe



About The Woodland Retreat

 Here at The Woodland Retreat we offer yoga, art, dance and bushcraft workshops and classes, health and wellbeing talks,  and accommodation so you can stay in this beautiful setting.
A beautiful Story about The Retreat

Yoga Classes and Workshops

There are currently no yoga classes happening at the retreat.



About The Woodland

We have so much wildlife here, many different types of birds, mammals and insects.

All about the wildlife 

Supporting the Atma Seva Trust in India

We love to support Atma Tattwa  (click on Atma Tattwa to see the Facebook page)  in India in all the work she is doing to uplift communities.  If you would like to donate all offerings would be warmly welcomed.

To donate just go to your Paypal account and request to send money to:

The money goes directly to children and adults in need and would be greatly appreciated.


Recommended Local Websites with useful information about The Isle Of Wight


Great information about the Isle Of Wight

Isle Of Wight Guru giving local Isle Of Wight Information 

Lovely nourishing places to eat

 Bembridge: No 8 Cafe and Farm Shop

Ryde: Three Buoys

Newport: Novos

Great places to visit

Quarr Abbey

Great activities to do

Isle Of Wight Surf School

Health Care

Basingstoke Homeopathic Practice 

Great Health food shops

Healthy Indulgence

Local Walks

Great walks in the local area







Contact & How to find us.

We are located on the south coast of the UK, on the very special Isle of wight.

Located in a peaceful woodland, minutes away from major transport links to the Mainland UK, we are close enough to escape, yet far enough to unwind and disconnect from the modern world.

Call us on  07584438009

email on

Our nearest travel links are:
Portsmouth – Fishbourne (wightlink)

We are a 10 minute walk from the ferry