Herbal Ramblings

About our Herbal Retreats

On arrival at your home for the next few days you can relax and wind down after your journey with light refreshments.

You will be staying in a tastefully recently converted barn in the Dordogne with an outdoor swimming pool. (The pool may be closed from the end of September).

On our herbal day we begin with a walk through the fields learning to identify those herbs which can benefit and those best to avoid. (Especially the spotty ones)!

After discovering a little about the benefits of herbs and of their possible applications in our modern world, we will break for lunch.

In the afternoon we will make a salve or two!  Maybe investigate the lore of the folk in days gone by and how we owe it to them not to lose the Art completely.

Herbal Retreats 

Mini Retreat – £350
Arrive Friday depart Monday
3 Nights B&B

Mid week Mini Retreat – £350
Arrive Tuesday depart Friday
3 Nights B&B

Week Retreat – £795
Arrive Sunday depart Friday
5 Nights B&B.

A deposit of £150 non refundable is required with booking form. The balance to be paid no later than 14 days before the retreat date please.

Price includes:

  • Welcome refreshments.
  • All linen and towels
  • Refreshments and light lunch on
  • course days.
  • Herbal booklet and art materials.

Please advise of any special dietary requirements.

Optional extras:

Reflexology, Indian Head Massage or Hopi Ear Candling treatments are available on request.

New Brochure Coming Soon, please Contact Me for more details.

About the Art Part

Your tutor is Andrew, who will be available for you to explore any aspect of drawing and painting you would like.

Andrew is a skilled draughtsman and painter who has taught at all levels and ages, from absolute beginners to post graduate level.

You will be provided with materials, but if you prefer to bring along some watercolours and brushes, please do.

The teaching will be fun but informative. Andrew will bring along some examples of his work and that of students for you to see and be encouraged by.

If photography is your thing, he can show you how to improve your picture taking, and how to cheat by making paintings on your computer – provided for the purpose.