24th - 27th MAY 2024



A feel good getaway.

Four uplifting, unforgettable days to relax, reflect and reboot.

Welcome to an adventure for all five senses. Discover energy, inspiration, bands, books, new tastes and inner calm.

Welcome to fitness, yoga, adventures in art, wild swimming in the invigorating fresh air, and a chance to leave the world behind on the stunning, unspoiled western edge of Wales.

Your ticket gives you access to over 300 carefully curated experiences: fitness, yoga, talks, workshops, foraging, feasting, arts, bushcraft, live music and more.

Find your Feel Good right here. Nourish your body and soul this summer

Voted one of the 'Top 5 Wellbeing & Adventure Festivals' by The Guardian.

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Feel Good Areas

Whatever Feel Good means to you, you’ll find it at The Big Retreat. 

From the buzz of live music to the bliss of yoga and wild swimming. From woodland foraging to cookery demos and gin workshops. From high energy workouts to gong baths and meditation. 

We present a smorgasbord of Feel Good wonders to delight, refresh and inspire.

What people like best about us...

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"I love festivals, live music, yoga, nature, wellbeing activities and topics and good food so I couldn’t believe it when I first came as it was a complete package of all the things I love in one lovely long weekend ♥️"

"familiarity of things like yoga but also new experiences. Enjoy that music and entertainment is offered for evening experience. Good food

"its location and its values. All the activities that are included in the ticket price is amazing ."

"I like the diversity of the different events, and meeting lots of other people."

"Location and ethos" "It’s all rounder " "The vibe and ethos. A chance to meet like-minded people and nurture yourself. An opportunity to try new things. "

"The variety of events, kids area, the atmosphere and the music. "

"The atmosphere.. the music.. good food. "

"It's size. It's not too big; I would find bigger festivals too overwhelming. The variety of activities, the consideration given to the environment and it's location. "

"I love that almost everything is included in the ticket price. The range of yoga sessions and classes is brilliant and a beautiful location."

Size & choice of activities " "I love the variety of the activities available, the delicious food and the atmosphere created by the event and the type of people that attend. "

"The variety of things on offer, like several festivals in one.

"The selection of activities on offer and the chilled ambience"

So much. Size of the site and its cleanliness. Range of activities and the number that are included in the ticket. The location is great and people are amazing."

"How many different activities there were to try in the well-being genre, Mr motivator was a huge highlight The friendly, relaxed atmosphere was lovely

"It was my husband and I first festival of this kind. We loved how calm, relaxed, refreshed but also invigorated."

I love the whole wellness experience, the people are so friendly. It feels very down to earth "

"It’s Big; it’s a Retreat; and it’s a Festival "

"A great variety of well delivered activities, friendly relaxed atmosphere, great location, "

"The atmosphere , the decoration and surroundings . The range of well being activities "

"The atmosphere, all of it!! "

"How much was included in the ticket price. The variety of things on offer and the comedy! "

"Having lots of different things to try and just being out in nature and enjoying being free and in a friendly inclusive environment "

"Such a beautiful place with almost everything included in the ticket price :)"

"Variety of offerings"

"Large variety of workshops and activities something for everyone "

"The atmosphere is incredible. Plenty of activities, inspirational talks. Great entertainment. Absolutely loved my last BRF. "

"The fact it is about the whole person "

"The magic teapot was the best! Mr motivator! The talk tent, music and beautiful food were also up there."

The relaxed vibe. Choice of activities. The bands."

The Woodland Spa

A truly nurturing environment where we can enhance your wellbeing emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually. We encourage you on your journey of selfcare. 

Massages, hot tubs, facial yoga workshops can be booked with your tickets or pop along to our spa reception whilst at the festival 

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Join us in The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

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02 Getting here

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01 Location

World famous for its beaches, cliffs, islands and wildlife, Pembrokeshire's crinkled coast offers endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. The beauty of Britain's only coastal national park *voted the second best coastal area in the world National Geographic Traveller magazine

02 Getting here

Getting to The Big Retreat - 

The Old Castle Site, Lawrenny Pembrokeshire, SA68 0PW

Drive Times

An hour on from Swansea

Bristol about 2hrs 32 mins

Birmingham about 4 hour

London about 4hrs 30 mins

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Breath in the sea air and let your body and soul relax