Isle of Iona

Retreat weeks at Traigh Bhan on Iona

Situated on the west coast of Scotland, Iona is a sacred island known as a historic place of pilgrimage. Traigh Bhan is the Findhorn Foundation’s retreat house on this magical island, offering the opportunity for quiet contemplation. With its views and spectacular coastal scenery, Iona is ideal for long walks of exploration and contact with nature’s beauty.

Take space for yourself in an unstructured setting, to meditate, to reflect, to walk, and to breathe. It is a unique gift to step away from all the busyness and take time to rest and renew body and soul.

Throughout the year there are a variety of retreat weeks based on a theme. For these weeks you will have a programme of meditation and activity related to the theme, and a focaliser for the week.

If you need time to integrate the lessons of a workshop or space to reflect on your own journey and next steps, Traigh Bhan is the perfect place for spiritual rest and renewal. A custodian will help you to make the most of your stay at the house.

All retreats cost £545–£295, according to individual circumstances. This includes 7 nights accommodation (maximum 6 guests each week) in shared rooms and vegetarian food for shared meals. Arrival time is midday Saturday, and departure time is the next Saturday morning.

Prior participation in an Essential Findhorn programme is a prerequisite.

Please email for general questions about Traigh Bhan, or to book a retreat week.

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