Come and Stay
We currently offer bespoke weekend retreats for individuals or groups of up to four people, wishing to get away to the countryside and practice yoga, meditate, write, paddle, cycle and walk.
create your own retreat in the heart of Dedham at The Tallow Factory n a tranquil courtyard just across from the historic St. Mary’s church,
The Tallow Factory
come and stay in our converted Tudor candle factory with yoga studio, comfy guest bedrooms,, kitchen, living room and private walled garden available for individual or group bookings.
our unique yoga studio is in the top floor of the original part of the Tudor candle factory and is equipped with all the props you need for self practice or private classes with Lou Hart. it's the perfect place to meditate and sit and explore our library in peaceful contemplation.
Cosy Living Room
relax and recharge
The flue-less gas fire in the living room is instant, creating a magical space for relaxing and reading or watching a movie. We have BT Fibre Optic Broadband and YouView, including all of the channel catchup players, amazon, apple and Netflix.. music lovers welcome to play the piano. comfortable sofa-bed can be used to accommodate up to 6 guests when booking the entire place. .
Spacious Fully-Equipped Kitchen
Perfect for entertaining
The kitchen features a catering grade large convection fan oven with 5-ring gas stove, nespresso machine, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and comfortable seating and a dining table for up to 8 people. The patio doors open on to an outdoor dining area overlooking a well-maintained private walled, classical English garden.
Classical Walled English Garden
Well-maintained and completely private
Our garden makes a beautiful al fresco yoga shala on the grass and deck in the summer months with our sail shade over the lawn surrounded by enchanting trees and flowers. Connect with Gaia for some truly grounding practice.
welcome home to your true nature
take long walks along the river stour and retrace the steps of landscape artist john constable from dedham to east bergholt and flatford mill. Hire a rowing boat, kayak or paddle board and take a picnic or get lunch/dinner at the boathouse,