Tapnell Farm Balance Glo Yoga Retreat room set up

Weekend Wellness Retreat at East Afton Farmhouse

Escape the demands of a busy life and join us in the beautiful countryside setting of East Afton Farmhouse for a weekend of wellness, fitness and relaxation hosted by wellbeing experts, Balance & Glo.

Friday 24 - Sunday 26 November 2023

Staying at our award-winning East Afton Farm on the Isle of Wight, this late Autumn retreat aims to give you a unique slice of island life, while nourishing your body through movement and food, and connecting with the power of nature.

You will be treated to daily energising and relaxing yoga sessions, strength building fitness, coastal walks and a sea dip (optional!) - with free time to explore the local area or simply unwind and enjoy some time out for yourself.

Luxury accommodation is provided in the beautiful 18th Century East Afton Farmhouse and adjoining country annex, or in the stylish and comfortable Piglets or The Snug located in the paddock.

Delicious, home cooked, nutritious plant based meals, will be prepared by our talented chef, Kevin Hendy of Seasoned Kitchen.

Enjoy a weekend of relaxation in beautiful surroundings and leave feeling nourished, energised and restored.

What's included ...

  • 2 nights accommodation with en-suite or own bathroom, in beautiful countryside setting
  • Towels, linen and extra treats
  • Yoga every day
  • A combination of Fitness + Yoga + Strength to tone and energise the whole body
  • Coastal walks and a sea dip (optional)
  • Daily plant based meals prepared by our talented chef
  • Light breakfasts, herbal teas and healthy snacks
  • Lots of extra goodies to take away
  • Return vehicle ferry travel

All activities are totally optional!

For a £50 surcharge why not upgrade to include :

  • Extra Sunday night stay with evening meal (pre-cooked, just pop in the oven), light breakfast and free subscription to Balance+Glo Online Studio with retreat class suggestions provided (for the duration of the retreat). Plus 11am check out Monday morning.

Example Itinerary


16.30 Arrival with drinks and snacks

17.00 Wind down yoga

19.00 Delicious two course meal

20.30 Yoga Nidra


07.30 Light breakfast available

08.30 Wake-up yoga flow + meditation

11.00 Brunch

12.00 Coastal walk / sea dip / free time

14.00 Food workshop + lunch

15.30 Free time, explore local area, massages in main house (surcharge applies)

17.00 Yin & restore yoga

19.30 Delicious two course meal

21.00 Soundbath


07.30 Light breakfast

08.30 Strength building session

09.15 Free time

10.30 Wake-up flow yoga + Meditation

12.00 Cooked brunch

14.00 Free time, explore the Island, relax with a movie in the cinema room


Choose from a range of comfortable and stylish accommodation ...

  • £650 per person for a twin room in the Farmhouse, based on 2 sharing (2 rooms available)
  • £795 for single occupancy with own room in the Farmhouse (3 rooms available)
  • £750 per person for the adjoining country annex, based on 2 sharing (1 bedroom + 1 bathroom each). Guests must know each other owing to the layout.
  • £650 per person for the adjoining country annex, based on 3 people that know each other. Twin + double room. Own kitchen and lounge area.

The Piglets and The Snug, located in the paddocks are fully insulated and heated, cosy and snug. They each have wifi, electric, lighting, fridge, kettle and toaster.

  • £650 in The Piglet based on single occupancy. Spacious shower-room allocated in converted stable block a few steps away (4 Piglets available)
  • £695 in The Snug based on single occupancy. En-suite facilities (1 x available)

Prices quoted include return car ferry travel

Deposit: 25% non-refundable deposit is required on booking, with balance paid 4 weeks prior to arrival.

T&Cs: It is important that you book your own travel insurance to cover your booking, should you be unable to travel as a result of Covid or any other reason, as we cannot refund.

To book, email [email protected] or call us on 01983 758729

About Balance+Glo

“Our retreats are inspired and shaped by the island's natural landscapes. Collaborating with Tapnell Farm is the perfect combination to make the most of getting back to nature, revitalising the soul and treating yourself to a little bit of island magic." Jenny Stewart, Co-Founder for Balance + Glo

Balance + Glo is an Isle of Wight based wellbeing and lifestyle community offering digital and in person yoga, fitness and self-care classes and experiences.

Balance + Glo was founded by Personal Trainer, Evelyn Joyce and Yoga Instructor Jenny Stewart, who met and discovered they had a common vision - to create a platform for more people to discover a more balanced approach to their health and wellbeing, focused primarily on a mix of movement, nutrition and mindfulness, all interwoven with the power of nature, adventure and connection that arises from living an Island led lifestyle.