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The Resilience Retreat

About The Retreat

Unplug from the pressures of day-to-day life, get out of autopilot, and join a fabulous group of like-minded women all looking to improve their wellbeing and thrive. This is your chance to take control, set your goals for the future and live a life designed by you, for you. The retreat is a unique blend of yoga, wild swimming, psychology, reflection, fell-walking, personality profiling, stress and resilience coaching all designed to help you live your best life. Your hosts and co-founders of The Resilience Retreat; Ainsley & Caroline have created the ultimate self care package. Ainsley is an experienced yoga teacher & sound therapist. Caroline is a corporate trainer specialising in stress and resilience. Ainsley's yoga teaching style is inclusive and accessible. You do not need to be an experienced yogi. Classes will be a mix of Vinyasa and Yin. The legendary Gilly Macarthur will be leading the wild swimming direct from the door. The retreat is aimed at women who; feel they are heading for burn-out and need to stop and take back control of their life. Feel like they need a clear plan to re-assess their life and set some powerful actions and goals. Need the time and space to step out of their busy lives and set time aside for them - this retreat is the ultimate form of self-care. Escape to Silverholme Manor. We have exclusive access to this fabulous 5-star Georgian house surrounded by idyllic woodland, with uninterrupted Lake Windermere views and the Lake District fells. Situated on the Graythwaite Estate, this setting is the perfect switch off spot, allowing you to fully immerse yourself into everything The Resilience Retreat has to offer. Group coaching will be held in the beautiful and inspiring drawing room with panoramic views of the Lake. Yoga & Pilates classes will be held in the cosy, light filled, lakeside Coach House. You'll be treated to a dreamy sound bath on the first night after dinner. Enjoy nutritious locally sourced food and drink from an award-winning private chef. Wake up in one of the most stunning locations in the UK, the bedrooms are luxurious and the perfect place to relax, reflect and recharge. This really is a retreat like no other.


1Day 1

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Arrivals are from 3pm. You’ll have time to settle into your room and enjoy a drink and a snack before we head outside for a quick tour of the magnificent estate and Lakeside. This will ensure that you get your bearings and then feel confident to head out for a walk or run at your leisure.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

6pm - You will receive the results of your DiSC profiling and Caroline will help you to understand your profile. It’s fascinating and you will gain some incredible insights into yourself.

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Dinner is at 7pm and then after dinner there will be a relaxing bedtime yoga session topped off with a dreamy soundbath. Everyone is encouraged to attend this evening session in PJ's or comfies so that you can head straight off to bed and feel restored in the morning.

2Day 2

6:15AM - 7:00AM

Energizing Yoga & Pilates to start the day followed by breakfast

9:00AM - 11:30PM

Wild Swimming with Gilly Macarthur & Vicki McCreadie We've got 2 amazing instructors with us for the morning so that we can cater for all abilities. Everyone will be briefed with the safest entry and exit points to the Lake so that you can then access it at your leisure for the remainder of the retreat for a cold dip or swim.

11:30AM - 12:30PM


1:00PM - 2:00PM

Understanding stress & resilience group coaching

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Free Time - Head out for a walk in the beautiful grounds, read a book, have a snooze, relax on the patio with a drink.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Evening Yoga & breathwork to calm the nervous system

6:00PM - 8:00PM


3Day 3

6:15AM - 7:00AM

Energizing Yoga & Pilates followed by breakfast

8:30AM - 10:00AM

Group coaching session - dealing with stress

10:30AM - 2:00PM

Grab our packed lunches and head out into the hills with our Mountain leader

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Free Time - Have a soak in the bath, take a dip in the lake, relax on the patio or simply just put your feet up and do absolutley nothing.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Evening group coaching session - Goal Setting

6:00PM - 8:00PM


4Day 4

6:15AM - 7:00AM

Energizing yoga and pilates followed by breakfast

8:30AM - 9:30AM

Final group coaching session & reflection. You are welcome to hang around for a final swim or walk of the grounds before departing.

What’s Included

  • All meals snacks & drinks (organic wine served with dinner) The food is organic and locally sourced wherever possible.

  • Morning & Evening Yoga - all equipment provided

  • Evening Sound Bath

  • Wild Swimming session - equipment provided

  • 2 Mountain guide led hikes

  • DiSC personality profiling

  • Resilience profiling

  • 3 group coaching sessions - stress, resilience, goal setting

Not Included

  • Transport from the train station

  • Wetsuits & boots

  • Optional Transformational Coaching with Kerry Sutcliffe




April 2023

The retreat was fantastic and being in the Lakes was just magical. I left feeling refreshed, energized and ready for anything.



April 2023

I would highly recommend the retreat for anyone who needs to stop and take stock. It was amazing to meet such a lovely and supportive group of women. The entire retreat was expertly deilvered by Caroline and Ainsley with a perfect balance between the coaching sessions and wellness activities.



April 2023

It was amazing to take some time for myself away from work and take a breath. Caroline was a really engaging presenter making it fun and interesting.



April 2023

I throughouly enjoyed the yoga sessions. Ainsley was mindful of guiding us all through the movements and suggesting alternatives or challenges for the more experienced yogis of the group. It was such an enlightening few days and it has really made me reasses how I see myself and my colleagues.

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