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    The Venue

    Holland House


Set in the beautiful village of Pershore in Worcestershire, Holland House is easily accessible from nearby Worcester, Evesham, Birmingham, Cheltenham and Gloucester. The house sits within four peaceful acres of grounds and gardens. With views of the meandering Avon, its flood plains and ancient bluebell woodlands, Holland house provides the perfect environment for your weekend of meditation and mindfulness practice.


Holland House provides single rooms (a limited number of twin rooms are available on request), providing you with your own space away from the snoring roommates that you may find on other retreat programmes!


All of the meals at Holland House are home cooked with locally sourced ingredients. Food is freshly prepared and cooked on the premises, including all cakes and biscuits. Traditional meals such as fish pie and Sunday roasts are served while vegetarian and other dietary requirements are also catered for. The chefs work closely with the kitchen garden to maintain connection to seasonal variety while local grocers, butchers and farm shops are used wherever possible to support local growers and reduce food-footprint.

"In harmony with creation" Ethos

Holland House has an "in harmony with creation" ethos and is committed to working towards a sustainable and environmentally sound future. The Garden and grounds are worked organically and the large kitchen garden provides some of the vegetables, fruit and salads which are served at meal times. The house is only cleaned with natural or environmentally friendly products and they even bank with the Co-Operative Bank due to their ethical policy of investments.


Holland House is based just outside Pershore (WR10 3NB), Worcestershire in the UK.

By Train

The nearest station is Evesham with direct trains running from London Paddington. Holland House is accessible with a 10 minute taxi ride from Evesham. There is a taxi rank at the station, or you can phone BR Taxis on 0800 666 666 or 01386 48414 or Pat's Taxis 0773 0202299.

By Car

The postcode for satellite navigation devices is WR10 3NB. Turn off the B4084 at signpost 'Village Centre / Fladbury'. After the right hand bend, turn first left (Kennel Bank) which leads into the House car park. Follow the signs through the garden to the House.

By Bus

Buses run from Evesham and Pershore to Cropthorne Green, from there walk down Main Street past the church and school and you will see Holland House on your right.


The cost of the weekend is £235, including accommodation, all meals, tea & coffee and a full meditation and mindfulness schedule. These weekends are in high demand, so do book early to avoid disappointment.

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“I really enjoyed being cut off from the world. No phone, no responsibility for anyone but myself. The calmness gradually enveloped me as the weekend progressed. A great venue, especially the food.”


“Neil has a very relaxing voice and calming manner. Really good structure to the weekend, with fantastic teamwork between Josey and Neil. Holland house is a wonderful place. I really liked the fact that the delivery was non-religious and that it wasn't so strict that you worried too much about whether you could do it right or not.”


“Fantastic organisation and a wonderful venue. The weekend has been very beneficial and has given me a way to protect myself in difficult times.”


“Brilliant retreat, well-structured with informative talks and relaxing meditation. Really enjoyed the sense of community and meditating in a group.”