• 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,

    Book into our our garden view room or rose room with optional private yoga and meditation classes, walking, kayaking, paddle boarding and cycling adventures.

    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.

    Yoga Studio

    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.

    Featuring panoramic views of the well-maintained private garden and Dedham Vale.

    Comfortable king-size bed with adjacent shower room. and View of the peaceful courtyard.

    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.

    Constable country

    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,