Residential retreat venue in Tamar Valley on Devon / Cornwall borderLower Marsh Farm can be hired for day retreats by retreat and activity leaders. The venue is ideal for those who want a special experience for their clients where there is plenty to do once the training sessions have finished; nature, walking, tennis, self-care opportunities.

Owned and operated by an experienced customer-service focused team, you can relax knowing that your clients will be well looked after at this gorgeous training venue.

Availability is limited to weekdays during school term times.

Silver award winner in the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2017 / 2018 Self Catering Property of the Year category and awarded Highly Commended in their Wildlife Friendly Tourism Business Award category, you will be in one of the best locations in the South West.

Situated in the stunning Tamar Valley on the Cornwall / Devon border with over 40 acres of peaceful seclusion including an orchard with picnic area, private woodland, shingle beach and rare Salt Marsh habitat (a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest). The retreat venue is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Plymouth and easy to find but off the beaten track! It is a magical location with wildlife everywhere including deer, badgers, kingfishers, owls and bats nesting on the farm and regularly visible.


Stacey W said “One of the most beautiful places you could ever stay. We ran a retreat here and the 5* service, hospitality and venue definitely exceeded our expectations. Thank you to Olivia and her team, we will certainly return.” May 2019

Louise L said…Our first retreat at Lower Marsh Farm is complete!! What an amazing, outstanding and incredible venue, food and new experiences we have shared with some fabulous women.May 2019

Nic C said…“Back from the most amazing weekend leading our retreat in Cornwall. A huge thank you to for providing the most beautiful setting and strong connection to nature, tastiest food and surroundings – we could really feel safe and let go!” March 2019

Katie B said…”Just wanted to drop you a quick line to say a huge thank you for such a wonderful weekend. Really enjoyed your beautiful surroundings, the delicious food, and the muddy walks! I am still smelling those hyacinths you put in the room for us :)” March 2019

At one of our retreats… “The venue is absolutely fantastic, I love the yoga space and the food was absolutely amazing. Thank you all for a wonderful experience.” November 2018

Monika W said…“Thank you very much for hosting our retreat and wonderful food. Will definitely recommend your place “ April 2018

Heather G said…“Don’t hesitate to book. The food, accommodation and the welcome are all wonderful. Thank you!” December 2017

June H said…”Spent three nights here – lovely location and really nice accommodation with hotel standard service. I was on a retreat so food was provided and it was absolutely lovely. Couldn’t fault it and would certainly recommend.” November 2017

Wayne B said…”I cannot recommend Lower Marsh Farm enough. It is absolute bliss!” August 2017

Michaela W said…“wonderful piece of heaven” July 2017

Chrissie W said…“better in real life than you could imagine”  April 2017

On site we can offer:
  • Separate retreat leader accommodation in large bedroom which can sleep up to 4 people with en-suite bathroom.
  • Full catering served buffet style including breakfast, lunch, dinner, refreshments (tea, coffee, cold soft drinks) during the day and cream teas. We have a 5 star food hygiene rating.
  • Unlimited usage of studio / training room (9m x 5.5m). For well-being retreats this room has yoga mats, soft blankets and table / chairs if required. For desk based training or presentations, tables, chairs and projection facilities (flip charts can be provided on request).
  • Stunning atmospheric therapy room which can be available to your clients for well-being treatments including massages, meditation etc.
  • Unlimited usage of hot tub and tennis court.
  • Within the grounds there are several areas ideal for walking meditation, outdoor classes, meditation and fire ceremony circles.
  • Provision of supporting services from local practitioners for example Yoga, Reflexology and Reiki. Perhaps a wine tasting evening or a wild food foraging workshop!
  • Lovely walks around the farm, down to the river and further afield.
  • We can support with marketing and booking management.
  • The farm is managed in an eco-friendly manner and you can find out more about this here – we are happy to explain how this works during your visit.
  • There is free WiFi and good mobile phone reception here with most providers.
  • Direct train line from London Paddington to Plymouth (takes approximately 3 hours 30 minutes) and we can arrange for guests to be collected.
  • Accommodation for retreat leaders is available if required, and potentially for your guests.

Please contact us for more details and pricing on hiring the retreat venue. Our per day delegate rates start from £28 per person for a minimum of 10 people.

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