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3 Night / 4 Day Silent Retreat at Glenthorne Quaker Guest House
April 27th-30th 2025

Escape the clamour of everyday life and step into stillness with our carefully curated silent retreat. Join us at the peaceful Glenthorne Quaker Guest House, nestled in the scenic landscape of Ambleside in the Lake District. This unforgettable retreat promises the perfect blend of rejuvenation, self-reflection, and connection with nature.


Retreat highlights 

During this unique 3-night, 4-day retreat, you will:

  • Experience the profound silence amidst the stunning backdrop of the Lake District.

  • Practice gentle Hatha yoga to harmonize the body and mind.

  • Engage in pranayama, meditation, Yin yoga, Yoga Nidra, and mindfulness exercises.

  • Enjoy the freedom of leisurely walks in nature, allowing the soul to reconnect with the environment.

  • Foster inner peace through the quietude of the silent retreat, expertly guided by our experienced instructor, Jilly Edmundson.

Yoga Instructor

Retreat schedule

Our silent retreat commences with an opportunity to converse and connect with fellow participants. By evening, we transition into silence, which will be maintained until the final morning. Daily activities include:

  • Morning gentle Hatha yoga sessions

  • A variety of yoga practices throughout the day

  • Guided mindfulness practices and meditation

  • Sufficient free time for personal rest and exploration



Enjoy comfortable, private rooms with ensuite facilities, or opt to share if desired. Our stay includes:

  • A hearty breakfast selection of cooked options, cereal, fruit, and yogurt

  • A prepared packed lunch for your midday meal

  • A sumptuous three-course evening meal to end your day

Your instructor Jilly Edmundson 

Jilly Edmundson is a dedicated yoga teacher who specializes in guiding silent retreats. With her warm and nurturing approach, Jilly helps participants travel inward, fostering a sense of peace and present-moment awareness.


Pricing and Booking

Secure your spot with our Early Bird Special:

  • Book by January 2025: £570 per person

To book or inquire further about this transformative retreat, please reach out via our contact form or call our booking office.

Immerse yourself in serenity, bask in the majestic views of the Lake District, and reconnect with your true self. Book your silent retreat today – spaces are limited.

Pay a deposit of £50 to secure your place. 

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