Yoga - Forest Bathing - Foraging
Stonerocks Farm - Bolney/Sussex (just outside Brighton)
Special Offer: £35 / about 4 hours (Normal Price £75)
Lose yourself in fields full of wildflowers, ancient woodlands and meadows and enjoy a day of outdoor yoga, forest bathing and foraging at Stonerocks Farm/ Bolney, only 25 min. from Brighton.
Enjoy a day of wild spa and wellness in over 100 acre of untouched natural beauty.
Enjoy a day out of wellbeing, yoga, hiking and forest bathing.
Yoga & Forest Bathing
Come along to a day in nature with yoga, forest bathing and foraging. Stonerocks Farm is a family-owned estate in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with breathtaking views and abundant wildlife, including a herd of deer.
Foraging & Exploration
We will talk about edible and medicinal plants commonly found in the countryside, focusing only on plants and herbs that are easy to identify and aren't endangered. We also planted a wildflower/herb garden around the yoga tent and will bring some jams and teas for you to taste.
Yogatent & Fireplace
We set up a super cosy yoga tent to make the event weatherproof. There is also a fireplace, sitting areas and toilets. Our retreats are seasonal, with bluebell fields in spring, wildflowers and butterflies in Summer, and mushroom walks in Autumn. Please sign up to our Newsletter for updates.
What about the weather
The weather is usually fine; we have a yoga tent, shelters and spare waterproofs. You will be surprised how enjoyable the event is, even with some summer rain. We will cancel in case of yellow weather warnings or high winds.
Bolney Wine Estate
You can finish your day at Bolney Estate, one of the most beautiful English Vineyards. The walk from Stonerocks Farm to the Vineyard takes about 30 minutes, 4 minutes by car.
How to get there
Car: Stonerock Farm is only 11 miles (25 min) from Brighton and easy to reach via M23.
Public transport: Take the Train to Haywards Heath and share an Uber. You can choose this option during the booking process.
What to expectDuration: 4 - 5 hours depending on group Meeting Point: 09:30 at East Brighton Cafe Behind Brighton Marina lies the Sheepcote Valley and East Brighton Nature Reserve, with its fantastic views of Brighton's skyline, the coast, and the sea. Our walk will lead us through the Golf Course to Happy Valley and Mount Pleasure, with its fantastic panoramic views, passing rural sheep, cows and birds on the way. This walk feels very remote, with hardly any people and no artificial noise. We will start the day with some Qi-Gong-inspired movements to begin our hiking tour with a fresh mind before heading for a walk through nature, wide-open grasslands and spectacular panoramic views. We will stop for a beginner-friendly feel-good yoga class and a pick-nick.
Where, when and how to get there?"Meeting time: 09:30 AM Meeting Point: East Brighton Cafe How to get there: Car: There is a free car park behind the cafe. Bus: The meeting point is about 10-15 minutes away from Brighton Marina. The closest bus station is "Marine Gate"- Bus 7 Bike: You can rent a city bike and go along the seafront. East Brighton Cafe is very close to the marina.
What to bring?Please pack different things up to the weather. Keep in mind that the weather can change, and it can be windy up the hills! Here is a little tick list! Minimum one litre of water Sun cover (A hat, sunscreen and a shawl or something to cover your shoulders with.) Any medication that you need! Tissues and hand sanitiser A warm jumper in case it gets cold. A Yoga mat and any equipment you might want to use. (Let me know if you haven't got a yoga mat as I can provide one!)
What to wear?Please dress differently in different weather conditions! Please bring a warm jumper anyway in case it gets windy! Good shoes with a good grip. (No Convers!) A beany hat for wind and sun. A warm Jumper :) Comfortable trousers that are suitable for yoga.
What if it rains?A little bit of rain should be ok, but if it's pouring down or if it's very windy, we might have to cancel the event, in which case you will get a full refund or come along to the next event.
What about toilets?There are toilets at the East Brighton Café at start of the walk. There are no toilets in the nature reserve, but many bushes and not many people!
What fitness level is it?It is a moderate walk, including a few little hills. The yoga class is sufficient for all levels. You need to be fit enough to walk up a moderate slope!
Cancellation PolicyYou can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the start time will not be accepted. This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund. Learn more about cancellations, terms and conditions.
Other Wellness and Yoga Day Trips
Come along to our outdoor yoga and wellness day retreats. All events are easy to reach from Brighton and Hove. Students and people on a low income pay £25.