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Retreats

Retreats at Findhorn

We offer remote, rural retreats in a coastal Ecovillage context that can either be a time of solitude or a community experience. Some retreats are held in silence, and on others there may be a great deal of conversation. Retreats are considered essential in most world religions and allow time for reflection, nature immersion, meditation, body movement, sauna/hot tub or rest.

The retreat can be defined in the most simplest of terms as a definite time (from a few hours in length to a month) spent away from one’s normal life for the purpose of reconnecting with ones own essence or purpose or if you like The Divine. Retreats may have various themes that reinforce certain values or principles of the Findhorn Foundation. They may be individual or involve a group. Retreat centers typically offer overnight accommodations (such as in a bungalow), meals, activities, meeting rooms and sacred space.

We offer a range of retreats at Findhorn every year, see below. You can also design your own retreat time by contacting us here

Spring Garden Retreat - on Iona
This is an opportunity to enjoy the magical Isle of Iona and practice Love in Action at the same time! We will be gardening together for four mornings in Traigh Bhan’s beautiful flower and vegetable garden: preparing it for the
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Spiritual Retreat: Co-Create a new "I" - on Iona
Immerse yourself in seven days of spiritual retreat, to press pause on your life and consider: Are you taking time in nature to listen to that small, wise voice within? Would you say your daily life is love in action? Fall still
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Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Wild Nature
We will explore our relationship with the wilder places around us – and within us – through observation, contemplation, meditation, ritual and the hands-on experience of conservation of the land. An opportunity to connect with
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Transformation in Retreat - on Iona
The Transformation Game® is a spiritual tool that catalyses change. It provides a playful yet substantial way of understanding and gracefully transforming the way you play your life. It looks at the kinds of experiences you
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Findhorn Spiritual Retreat Weeks
Our Spiritual Retreat Weeks offer a supportive environment for personal and spiritual development within the transformational field of Findhorn. Learn new tools and develop a range of skills you can incorporate into everyday life
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Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Living Intuitively
We know everything we need to know at any given moment. Intuition plays a unique role in our lives. Intuition is that guiding sense of knowing that arises from within us and expresses itself through a sense of the rightness of
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Wilderness retreat
A perfect escape from fast paced digital life. Our expert guides will take you out into the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands to enjoy the beauty of mountain, forest, river and sea. We will give you the space to regenerate
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Autumn Retreat - on Iona
Take time for yourself in a spacious setting, to meditate, to reflect, to walk and to breathe. It is a unique gift to step away from life's busyness and take time to rest and renew body and soul. In this supportive environment,
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Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Permaculture
Permaculture design is a divine creative activity. Craig Gibsone, the workshop leader and co-author of the book Permaculture: A Spiritual Approach, offers a spiritual view on permaculture. In essence, permaculture is about
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Integral Mondo Zen Retreat
Let's be very clear... Far beyond our natural animal hungers, sexual drives and will to live; beyond even our soulful longing to feel good, find meaning and fulfilment; there lies a deeper path which leads to an eternal spring
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Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Clay
With the landscape of Findhorn Bay and the surrounding coastline as an inspiration for our retreat, we journey with the four elements - earth, air, fire and water - using the medium of clay to focus and centre ourselves, and to
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Spiritual Deepening: Living from Purpose and Soul
Be still, go within, and draw forth the priceless treasures within you.Eileen Caddy Join us on this four week journey of engaging with your inner knowing. Spiritual Deepening is an invitation to step back from everyday life
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Findhorn Spiritual Retreat - Primal Painting
Primal painting is a simple yet profound way of allowing your deepest self to express all the colours of your life, including all of the light and dark shades of your spiritual journey. It is an inspiring way to expand your
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A Christmas Retreat
Looking for some quiet time over Christmas, yet wanting to feel connected in community? During this darkest time of this year when everything in nature is still, we too can feel the need for a quiet space in which to reflect or
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Christmas Retreat - on Iona
Experience Christmas on the holy island of Iona, celebrating the returning of the light. Situated on the west coast of Scotland, Iona is a sacred island known as a historic place of pilgrimage. Traigh Bhan is the Findhorn
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New Year Retreat - Turning Within and Moving Forward
Let go, release the past and move forward with your heart filled with love and gratitude.Eileen Caddy The long nights and the transition between years invite us to take time out, listen deeply within and look at where we stand
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