Big Sky Summer Solstice Event – CELEBRATION
“Welcome Summer Solstice, we have been waiting for you”

Yes. It is here! Here at the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, we are fully awake. Our spirit is vibrant, energised, it’s a great time to be outdoors, moving, celebrating, feeling alive!

This will have a festival feel. Don’t worry, we will adhere to all covid safety measures in place and bubble if needed, but the mood will be one of community, togetherness, collectiveness and celebration. This is a yoga and workshop led weekend event with influential and inspirational yoga teachers, music and the arts, massage and open-air hot tubs. The yoga will range from strong asana to soft yoga nidra, so you get to choose your practise. There will be a Fire Pit Ceremony, Gong and Sound Bath, and a truly magical Dawn Ceremony – chanting and yoga on Summer Solstice to welcome summer with the best intentions and an open heart. Maybe even a wild swim in the river if you are up for it. A warm, welcoming and friendly retreat, open to all. Just 40 spaces open to adventurous fun seekers, depth explorers, and sunrise worshippers. You do not want to miss this.

Accommodation in twin room included, all yoga, workshops, gong bath and ceremonies included.

When – 4pm Friday 18th June to 10am Monday 21st June

This is a retreat for all over 16.

Cost

This is at the incredible price of £350 for 3 nights occupancy in twin room, £700 single occupancy

Highlights
  • Innovative workshops, motivational talks and classes to select throughout the day by a range of inspirational yoga teachers.
  • Sunset hot tubs and gong baths.
  • Sunrise chanting, meditation and yoga.
  • Use of grounds including wild swimming in the river, outdoor heated pool in the summer, shell summer house, Japanese Pergola, long walks in the Norfolk countryside. The stunning North Norfolk coastline is just 30 minutes by car.
Skill level
  • Beginner, intermediate, advanced.
Yoga styles
  • Hatha
  • Vinyasa
  • Ashtanga
  • Ayurveda
  • Yin
  • Yoga Nidra
Health & Hygiene

West Lexham is declared covid safe by WHO.

To keep you safe and happy, they have new Covid-19 Secure procedures in place, but rest assured that the large open countryside views, relaxing and calming environment and the delicious and healthy food all remain the same.

If there are any ‘bubble restrictions’ brought in by the government, we will adhere to the rules of the present time.

Check-in/ out

Check-in is between 4pm to 5.30pm Friday

Check-out is 10am Monday

Accommodation

The beautiful rooms and ‘The Barn Yoga Shala’ are created by Isabelle Colville, an interior designer from the Inchbald School of Design, who also studied at the Coaches training institute in London and New York. Rustic and earthy, with exposed beams, authentic brick, and lovingly sourced artefacts, West Lexham is truly loved and every inch of it holds personality.

The grounds

West Lexham is designed and cared for by Edmund Colville, landscape and architectural design expert. Proudly ran on sustainable values, West Lexham works hard to enhance the natural environment. The heat and electricity is 90% generated by renewable energy, with delicious drinking water drawn from their own chalk spring. Natural cleaning products are used across the site.

The site includes a heated swimming pool for the summer, wild swimming in the river all year round (for the brave), Shell summer house for meditation, Japanese Pergola healing area. It is beautifully and lovingly cared for, the trees that have been around on the site for hundreds of years, seem very happy.

Facilities
  •  Purpose built Yoga shala with underfloor heating in the beautiful converted barn
  •  Environmentally friendly
  • Outdoor pool in summer
  • Magical grounds
  • Wild Swimming
  •  Massage and reflexology available
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Parking
  • Paddle Boarding (supplementary price)

The venue has been designed from scratch, with love, by the West Lexham estate family and industry experts from the ground up. It is a visionary venue, with an all-inclusive approach to detoxing and wellness, and has simply magical grounds for you to escape into sunrise or sunset and breathe in the Big Sky and nature around you.  It is everything you need to refresh, rebalance, restore, and leave feeling positively transformed.

Big Sky is so happy to have teamed up with such an inspirational venue.

Wellness in every room, comfort in the communal lounges

Enjoy a stay in one of our light, rustic rooms, where you can contemplate, relax, and sleep deeply – fully recharging yourself.

Fancy a quenching herbal tea? You will find a selection at your fingertips in ‘The Barn’.

Spring or Summer day? Sunbathe in the perfect grounds by the lake, carefully created by landscape gardeners, and of course mother earth herself. Go for a wild swim in the river or take the boat out on the lake.

Autumn or Winters day? Snuggle next to our roaring open fires in our cosy and comfortable communal lounge with a hot cup of cacao and a good book.

Rooms:
  • Twin, triplet beds or a king size bed depending on requirements
  • Walk-in luxury shower room
Itinerary

We invite you to take part in the yoga, workshops and activities on offer but if you prefer to snuggle up, sunbathe, or just sleep – this retreat is for you – so do exactly what you feel.

We will alternate different schedules between days, and you will have lots of free time for relaxing, walking or your pre-booked massage or reflexology treatments.

Walk, breathe, eat, yoga, sleep, repeat.

 What’s not included
  • This is a self-catered event
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Travel
  • Massage or reflexology
  • Hot tubs
Travel

By Train

Nearest station is Downham Market, with direct trains from London Kings Cross (1hr25) and Cambridge (40m). We recommend pre-booking your taxi from Downham Market Station (25 mins). If you’re visiting for a retreat or event, you could organise to share a taxi with a fellow participant.

By Car

2.5-hour drive from London, 40 minutes from Norwich, and plenty of onsite parking. You will arrive accurately at our location by searching PE32 2QN in your sat nav, with the turning for West Lexham clearly sign-posted on the A1065.