Retreats in Kendal

Enjoy a blissful restorative weekend of Pilates and fine food with Sarah, Suzanne & Kate at the stunning Brackenhill House , Singleton Rd in Kendal, South lakes

Our latest Retreat Dates for 2020

Friday 13th – Sunday 15th March 2020

Friday 9th – Sunday 11th October 2020

Twin bedded rooms- 3 rooms available, 2 have an en-suite & one is a shared bathroom   £420 pp.

Single occupancy Double en-suite.     £550

Single occupancy Small double Shared bathroom.  £495

Please email or text us on 07776196504 to reserve a room

Double ensuite

Feedback from our Kendal Retreats

“As ever fantastic food and excellent Pilates practice going home taller, longer, stronger, bendier!”

“Suzanne and Sarah you are the DREAM TEAM!thank you for mind and body heaven
Pilates 10/10 Food 10/10 company 10/10 Atmosphere 10/10 exit mood 10/10″

“thank you for a fantastic weekend with beautiful food and amazing Pilates I can see why everyone does another!”

“as ever a truly nourishing experience in all aspects something for your mind body and your soul book me in for next time!
Leaving here on Sunday afternoon 2 inches taller and will be floating home”

“thank you so much for such an enjoyable weekend. Every aspect of it has been carefully thought about and made the best it can be. From the beautiful setting in a large spacious and stylishly decorated house to delicious three course meals which are healthy and tasty, a challenging combination! And of course the main event is the Pilates which Sarah delivers with her usual calm and thoughtful enthusiasm reading peoples body movements to devise just the right exercise for each stage never has eight hours of Pilates exercise felt so good”

Typical Itinerary


  • Arrivals from 3.00pm onwards
  • Massage and other therapies available to book with Kate throughout the weekend
  • Relax and unwind with tea and homemade cakes by the fire, a detangling Pilates class at 6.00pm then cocktails followed by a superb 3 course dinner at 7.30pm


  • 7am Cleansing juices
  • 7.30am breathing and flow
  • Breakfast from 8.30am
  • Pilates matwork from 10.00am -12.00pm
  • Lunch 12.30pm – 2.00pm
  • Free time to explore Kendal, go walking, explore, read or snooze!
  • Flexibility class at 6.00pm, cocktails then dinner from 7.30pm


  • 8.00am breathing and release
  • Breakfast from 9.00am
  • Pilates matwork 10.30am -12.30pm
  • Lunch 1.00pm, afternoon – free time
  • Depart by 5.00pm
Delicious treats upon arrival…

 Suzanne White


Pilates Retreat March 2019 Menu- the first 24 hours!

Welcome Teas and coffees with a selection of homemade cakes served in the sitting room. Pre dinner cocktails are served at 7.30 pm followed by a three course meal.
DINNER Starter Beetroot and Mustard Seed Fritters with Cardamom Yogurt
Main Course Baked Fish with Chard and Chickpea Gratin accompanied by Sweet Potato Mash Dessert Rhubarb and Apple Nut Crumble with homemade Salted Honey Ice Cream or Non Dairy Ice Cream – also homemade

Mediterranean Frittata
Oat Bircher Muesli with Super Berries and Seeds
Acai Breakfast Bowl with Buckwheat Granola served with Soya Yogurt. Raw Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding with Seasonal Berries and Rocket
Local Bread with Nut Butters and Fruit Compote
Porridge Bowls are served with a selection of different toppings

LUNCH Nourishing Winter Warming Soup with Sourdough Bread along side a Crispy Winter Slaw Selection of fruits and sweet treats – teas and coffee



Kate Hayes

Kate is a highly experienced beauty therapist with over 20 year’s experience.  She has worked in Salons and Spas and now operates a highly successful business from her therapy rooms in Cheshire.  Kate has provided treatments on many of our Retreats providing luxury holistic therapies using Neal’s Yard Products to complement our fabulous weekends. Treatments can be adapted to individual’s requirements.