Welcome and How to find us


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

Maitri runs the retreat and offers nourishing experiences such as yoga classes, retreat days, chanting evenings and Kirtan, as well as pop-up delicious food from The Karma Kitchen Cafe.

Maitri playing the harmonium
For more about Maitri click here
DSC_0045 Photos by Lucy Bowdery


If you would like to visit The Woodland Retreat please click here to find out more

Staying here 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

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 will be available for accommodation during weekends and holidays during October 2018 to May 2019 when it will then become available during the week as well.

The Woodland Cabin

The Beautiful Bell Tent, The Blue Bell Tent and The Tender Heart Trailer will be closing at the end of September and re-open again May 2019.

The Beautiful Bell Tent


The Blue Bell Tent


The Tender Heart Trailer


We hope you really enjoy your stay here.

Whats on at The Woodland Retreat and notice board


Click below For Novembers Newsletter with all this Months Offerings..

Yoga Tuesday Mornings 9.30-11am

November’s Newsletter


Friday 16th November Private View and Saturday 17th Open Day from 10am-4pm.

‘Letting Go Into The Now’

For December…..

Online yoga classes…watch out for Decembers Newsletter coming out soon.

Art Work by Maitri

Karma Kitchen Cafe

Serving all things nourishing…..

Find out more about our cafe pop-up days

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


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 thewoodlandretreat@hotmail.com

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

We are a 10 minute walk from the ferry