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* Conscious Writing GROUP RETREAT 2016 *

Conscious Writing Group Retreat
Dive in to discovering your true voice
and writing from your heart with the voice of your soul

in the sacred landscape of Glastonbury
over a luxurious long weekend from


FRIDAY 10 to MONDAY 13 JUNE

 

Abbey House 1The Venue

Abbey House
Chilkwell Street
Glastonbury
BA6 8DH, UK
www.abbeyhouse.org

Abbey House is retreat centre in south west England with a rich history dating back to the 1830s. It is set in beautiful gardens in the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey, and retreat participants enjoy the privilege of being able to access the Abbey ruins through a private gate. Abbey House is five minutes walk from Glastonbury town centre and the famous Tor.

Abbey House 3Accomodation is in a choice of single or twin rooms with wash basins, soap and towels provided. Bathroom facilities are adjacent and bath robes are available on request. Function rooms overlook the gardens with large windows to benefit from the historic views.

All food is high quality with superior ingredients sourced locally. Unlimited tea and coffee is included plus fruit and healthy snacks. There are two kitchenettes with fridges for participants to bring personal items if required. Special diets are catered for (please indicate your requirements when you book) and a bar service is available.

More information is on the website here and if you would like to stay for extra nights prior to or after the retreat, please contact Abbey House directly info@abbeyhouse.org


Glastonbury

Glastonbury TorGlastonbury has an ancient history as a sacred site in the Pagan and Christian traditions. The Tor and some of the surrounding land was originally an island joined to the mainland by a narrow peninsular. It is said to be the Isle of Avalon, a central feature of the Arthurian legends, and has been treated as a sacred place from the earliest days.

Glastonbury became a centre of pilgrimage in the middle ages and the monks of the Abbey lived a life of prayer complemented by writing, teaching, illuminating manuscripts, caring for the sick and poor and looking after the pilgrims visiting the monastery.

To read more about Glastonbury and local places to vist, click here


Travel Information

In summary, Glastonbury is situated in the county of Somerset in south west England. It is approximately 125 miles/220 Km west of London and the nearest cities are Bath and Bristol (both about 27 miles/44 Km away).

The nearest airport is Bristol International where a connecting bus will take you to Bristol Temple Meads railway station or to pick up a local bus to Glastonbury.

The nearest train station is Castle Cary where a taxi will take you to Abbey House in about 25 minutes.

Car sharing options may be available. Please let us know when you book if this would be of interest.

 

Please Note:
There are a limited number of places available
for the Conscious Writing Group Retreat

10-13 JUNE 2016

Conscious Writing Group Retreat


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