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  • Lake District Foundation
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism

Workshop/Course, Sun 7 - Fri 12 Apr 2019, £380-£545

A quiet atmosphere for inspiration.

A quiet atmosphere for inspiration.

Swarthmoor Hall has a variety of quiet spaces to think and write, indoors and out.


Whether it's to start, take forward or finish off a piece of writing, this retreat is open to anyone looking for the time and space to write. There will be the opportunity to hear from tutors about their experience of writing and have one-to-one time with them, but the emphasis will be on creating a supportive environment in which to devote oneself to the craft of writing. Tutors: Ben Pink Dandelion and John Gray.

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Dates Times
Sun 7 - Fri 12 Apr 2019
This retreat runs from arrivals after 16.00 on Sunday to departures around 14.00 on Friday.


£545 for six-day residential retreat with full board and en suite accommodation. £380 non-residential with breakfast, lunch, dinner and all refreshments for local people who want to stay off-site.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Five self-catering units. Accomodates up to 25 people Whole site bookings. Bed and Breakfast available Full Board for groups. Conference facilities. Courses and events. Group tours of the Hall by arrangement.

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 22 - Sun 24 Mar Oneness Retreat
Sun 7 - Fri 12 Apr Writing Retreat
Fri 10 - Sun 12 May Eastern Spiritual Poetry
Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jun Journalling: A Way to the Centre
Mon 10 - Tue 11 Jun Ulverston Music Festival
Fri 14 - Sun 16 Jun Summer Colour


Swarthmoor Hall Lane,
LA12 0JQ


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Map reference: SD 281772  Lat: 54.18550 Long: -3.10326

On the outskirts of Ulverston just off the A590, 25 minutes from J36 of the M6.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Ulverston station

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