Yoga for Backs Holiday in the Peak District

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Duration: 4 nights
Interests: Mind & Body

Therapeutic and effective yoga for those who want to get healthier and learn back pain relief through easy, gentle postures, breathing and relaxation. Breathing techniques enhance energy levels and can benefit our emotional state, while meditation and relaxation techniques calm and replenish us. Your Leader has been awarded the British Wheel of Yoga Specialist Advisor on Back Care & Therapeutic Research, so you are in expert hands.

Holiday Highlights

  • Anna Semlyen's yoga style is therapeutic yoga with supported Hatha yoga
  • Morning and late-afternoon yoga sessions
  • Afternoons free to explore the local area
  • Evening relaxation sessions

What’s included

  • High quality Full Board en-suite accommodation and excellent food in our country house
  • Guidance and tuition from a qualified Leader, to ensure you get the most from your holiday

Trip Notes

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Arrival day

You are welcome to check in to your room from 2.30pm onwards (better rooms from 1pm). Please join us for afternoon tea.

During your stay

We will start our first Yoga session from 9.30am

Enjoy lunch together, then you’ve got some free time to make the most of the local area or simply relax within our Country House and grounds. There are fantastic walks right on the doorstep and our Discovery Points are ready to make the most out of your stay.

By late afternoon we will be ready for our second yoga session of the day.

Departure day

Depart after a leisurely breakfast.

The Peveril of the Peak

The Peveril of the Peak, named after Sir Walter Scott’s novel, stands proudly in the Peak District countryside, close to the village of Thorpe. Backed by the cone of Thorpe Cloud, which guards the entrance to Dovedale Gorge and the famous stepping stones at the entrance to the gorge, it’s an ideal base for people hoping to explore the Derbyshire countryside. Surrounded by extensive grounds and rolling countryside, it’s a picturesque retreat with 46 rooms, large shared spaces and a pleasant bar. Stride out from the house to find Dovedale’s wooded ravine, cave-like Dove Holes and of course stepping stones. Upstream lie the heights nicknamed the Dovedale Castle and the Twelve Apostles, best viewed from the grassy spur called Lovers’ Leap. While the Peak bit of the area name refers to small English hills rather than great summits, there’s superb walking to be had on the Roaches and the gritstone escarpment of Stanage Edge, while Chatsworth, Tissington and Bakewell make attractive places to explore too.

 

Rooms

Tea & coffee-making facilities, TV, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Wi-Fi

Stay in the smartly presented rooms in the main house. With 46 rooms, Peveril of the Peak has plenty of space and there’s a range of Good and Better Rooms to choose from. Room 2 on the ground floor (accessible via 7 steps down from reception) is spacious and attractively styled with a door opening on to the grounds while the Chatsworth Room has a four-poster bed to recline on.

All ‘Good’ rooms are ensuite and furnished to a high standard. There are also several ‘Better’ Rooms that are either larger or have a desirable view, a more luxurious mattress, larger television, enhanced toiletries and a fluffy bathrobe & slippers – upgrade your stay for just an extra £15-20 per person per night. You can choose a specific room for an extra £30 per room, subject to availability. Upgrade supplements still apply.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi, boot room and drying room, extensive garden, lounge, bar, ballroom, library and board games to borrow

After a day delving into the Dovedale Gorge or exploring the Peak District, return to the house. Relax on the patio with a coffee or cold drink and soak up the wide-ranging countryside views. Take a turn through the garden and look out for the small canon on one of the lawns. Make your way inside to sit comfortably in the lounge where there’s a stash of wood and a log burner for those colder days or snag a seat in the bar with your fellow guests and sip a great local ale by the large windows.

Food & Drink

As at all our country houses, holidays are full board, from afternoon tea served as a welcome treat through that evening’s meal to a hearty breakfast on the day of departure. Lunch is a chance to stock up on our famous picnic snacks. Food at Peveril of the Peak is varied and tasty and has a strong emphasis on ingredients from the area and seasonal produce. Once a week the dining room hosts a Local Food Night, when, over a sociable evening, you might try a five-course feast of regional flavours that might include venison sausage and Derbyshire oatcake, roast rump of Chatsworth lamb and a homemade Bakewell tart with a scoop of decadent Peak Dairy cherry Bakewell ice cream.

Accessibility

For accessibility and assistance information, please contact our expert team on 020 3974 8865

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What to Bring

No special clothing is required for your yoga holiday, but it is recommended that you wear loose-fitting clothes to facilitate easy movement. Please bring a non-slip yoga mat and a small blanket.

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Duration:
4 nights
Interests:
Mind & Body

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