Staying well and taking time to rest is vital to protect your mental as well as your physical wellbeing, and in today’s busy world, taking time out is more needed than ever before. Here, shares the top UK destinations for mental health and wellness in 2022.

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1. Evolve, Scotland

Natalie Keany and Sarah Marten run Evolve, a breath and resilience retreat in Scotland that is ideal for people who want to relieve built-up stress and tension and reconnect with themselves.

Hosted in Scotland, this retreat will help you nurture your true self and empower you to overcome the obstacles in your life through resilience-building techniques.

Take part in breathwork classes, immersive walks in nature, sound baths, and yoga classes.

The purposefully slower days will provide the time and space you need to reconnect with what’s most important to you.

The retreat is run all year round and you can choose to receive treatment at the retreat in Scotland, in your own home, in the London treatment room, or online.

The Resident: Taking time to care for your mental health is more important than ever.Taking time to care for your mental health is more important than ever. (Image: Unsplash/Darius Bashar)

2. PROMIS Hay Farm, Kent

If you need something more than rest and relaxation, PROMIS Hay Farm is one of many UK luxury mental health and wellness treatment centres for those seeking professional help for eating disorders, PTSD, depression, and addiction.

This luxury retreat specifically caters to those searching for individualised treatment programmes led by experienced professionals.

PROMIS Hay Farm offers a variety of specialist treatments, including one-on-one therapy, CBT, SMART recovery, neurofeedback and much more, as well as holistic and experiential therapies such as mindfulness, music therapy, process groups, and equine therapy (to name a few).

Located on 12 acres of farmland with beautiful woodlands and nature reserves to explore, PROMIS Hay Farm is situated in a peaceful and nature-enveloped environment where clients can enjoy the benefits of the surrounding environment throughout the course of their treatment.

If you are looking for UK luxury retreats that will provide the mental health and wellness support you need, look no further than PROMIS Hay Farm.

The Resident: Wellness Retreats have a strong focus on relaxation and self-care.Wellness Retreats have a strong focus on relaxation and self-care. (Image: Unsplash/Benjamin Wedemeyer)

3. Old Lan Farmhouse Retreat, Wales

Sometimes, you just need to escape to the countryside. The Old Land Farm House Retreat provides the perfect getaway.

Focused on your personal wellness journey, this retreat is dedicated to helping improve your physical fitness, recharge with some pampering, and rediscover yourself in a supportive, healing environment.

We all need to get away and recharge from time to time and the Old Lan Farmhouse Retreat offers everything you need to achieve this.

The activities of the retreat are centered around your individual needs and, because spaces are limited to a maximum of eight people, you can receive the undivided attention and support you need.

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4. Jeff Phenix Yoga & Meditation Retreat, Bedfordshire

Set in 50 acres of Bedfordshire countryside, the Jeff Phenix Yoga and Meditation Retreat is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a weekend of relaxation, yoga, and meditation.

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the historic 17th-century manor, exploring the extensive acreage, and the luxury of a venue that provides everything you need to fully commit to this healing process.

At the retreat you will take part in expert-led yoga and meditation sessions that will help emphasise your breath and refocus your attention through mindfulness practices.

In today’s busy world, we all need to learn how to re-centre our thoughts, unwind, and let go of the burdens we carry.

There is no need to be experienced in yoga as the sessions cater to all levels of experience, making this retreat accessible to all.

The Benefits of Wellness Retreats

There are many reasons why we may need support - whether it be through the provision of mental health coaching and therapy sessions or mindfulness practices such as yoga and breathing techniques.

Wellness retreats offer numerous benefits for your physical and mental wellbeing, including time away from distractions, the chance to unwind and destress, support from experiences and qualified professionals, individualised treatment programmes, and the opportunity to learn new skills.

Retreats also provide the chance to meet new people, try new foods and diets, and to escape into nature on a healing digital detox.

Wellness Retreats also harness the power of natural healing and have a strong focus on relaxation and self-care.

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