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.

 Little Owl leaving nest cropped

Little Owl leaving its nest taken by Clifford Matthews many years ago.


How to find us

  If you would like to come and visit us outside of workshop/class times please give us a call or email us to make an appointment to ensure someone can meet with you. Please do arrange a time and not just turn up as there are private residents on site. Thank you for your cooperation.

With joy and thanks

The Woodland Retreat Team



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 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


The Beautiful Bell Tent


The Blue Bell Tent


We hope you really enjoy your stay here.

Whats on at The Woodland Retreat and notice board

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There are currently no yoga classes running at The Woodland Retreat.

Maitri may return to teaching in September 2018 but alternatively here are some great teachers who teach a similar style on the Isle Of Wight.

Nickie Short

Susan Pike





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


No 8 Cafe and Farm Shop


Three Buoys



Great places to visit

Quarr Abbey

Great activities to do

The Best Isle Of Wight Mobile Surf School


Health Care

Basingstoke Homeopathic Practice 








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