The Sound of Silence – 2 night Retreat

This retreat is available mid-week during February and March for a minimum of 2 nights stay i.e. Sunday & Monday, within the nurturing haven of Kribben Cottages in the Silent Valley, Mourne Mountains

1 cottage sleeps 4 (2 people would book this option) – Total cost for 2 nights Feb is £310 midweek and £330 weekend & March £330 midweek and £370 weekend

1 cottage sleeps 6 – Total cost for 2 nights Feb is £390 midweek and £410 weekend & March £410 midweek and £460 weekend


After checking availability, please contact Ann (07816835147 or to create your own personalized retreat experience from the mindfulness menu below. Prices will vary depending on experience selection and number of guests.

Please let Ann know of any health conditions, allergies or mobility issues and she will support you as much as possible.

The retreats are self-catering where Ann will advise on what to bring for mindful food preparation, eating and drinking practice.

Please note the latest Government Covid regulations will be followed to support your comfort and safety.  We would encourage families and small groups of friends/bubbles to take part at the present time as opposed to individuals.


Experience Description Min/ Max Numbers Distance & Duration Cost –  per person based on no of guests
Learn to Meditate

Using your natural resources – breath, body and senses

Learn to live in the present moment

Develop tools to incorporate meditation practise into your daily routine

Fitness level: low-moderate

2-6 1.5 hours  Cost £150


2 people: pp @£75

4 people: pp @£37.50

6 people: pp @£25

Skinrin Yoku / Forest Bathing

Slow down & reconnect with nature through your senses

A real chance for a digital detox

Experience the healing power of the forest, nurturing feelings of peace, contentment and connection

Fitness level: low-moderate



2-6 3 hours includes a Japenese tea ceremony Cost £300


2 people: pp @£150

4 people: pp @£75

6 people: pp @£50

Mindful Food Preparation/Mindful eating/drinking practise


Allow your mind to rest during mindful food preparation

Use your senses to ground you in the present moment during every day activities like eating and drinking

Develop your mindfulness practise and present moment awareness

Experience the benefits of stress reduction

2-6 1.5 hrs Cost £150


2 people: pp @£75

4 people: pp @£37.50

6 people: pp @£25

Hot Stone Massage Relax in the comfort of your cosy cottage with a candlelit hot stone massage with Rita from Heaven Scent

Please note for massages for 4-6 people these would need to be scheduled over the 2 day retreat or have an option of a half hour treatment



1 hour (30 min option for over 3 people)  

£60 per person