We will go on a journey with our body and breath, with movement and stillness, to balance our energy and remember our wisdom and strength. 

The Journey Day Retreat will be carefully curated to include a beautiful blend of:

  • Movement: to strengthen and align (yoga, pilates and intuitive movement)
  • Stillness: to deeply rest with restorative meditation.
  • Fireside Gathering
  • Time to chill and relax in our hot tub and relaxation area
  • Somatic practices to manage stress and overwhelm
  • Journaling and wisdom practices to embody our feminine energy and strength
  • Beautiful, wholesome food to nourish and fuel us on our journey within


At the Journey Day Retreat, a woman stretches on the floor

Take time out of your busy life to pause and relax; to feel more energised and restored.


A day to reset, sometimes that’s all we need!

The Journey Day Retreat is currently booked out. 

Cancellation Policy: Your booking may be cancelled no later than 7 days before the start date. Cancellations within 7 days are non-refundable and non-transferable

*All activities are totally optional
*This retreat for women is suitable for all fitness levels / No previous experience necessary.

FAQs about Sandhill House


Do I need prior experience in yoga or meditation to attend a Retreat or workshop?


Everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary. Our movement is about moving in a way that feels suitable for each person in their own body. I will always give alternatives if something feels too challenging.

I have a food allergy. Can you accommodate me?


Yes we can, please can you let us know your food allergy upon booking.

What if I have pain or a previous injury?


Please do inform me of any injuries or ongoing pain issues. It is important to remember that you are in charge of your practice and well-being. Never force yourself to do something uncomfortable; modify and take breaks as you need.

What time is check-in?


Check-in is at 3pm. Departure is at 1pm.

Is there WiFi?

We have a strong WiFi connection throughout the house for guests.

What should I bring to a Sandhill House Retreat?


We provide one hand towel and one bath towel per person, hand soap, hairdryers, and yoga equipment. Please bring anything else you require, including outdoor wear for being in nature. I recommend bringing some waterproof gear with you in case it’s needed and suitable shoes for walking. 

Please bring loose clothing that you feel comfortable moving in, extra layers for warmth. We move in bare feet in the studio space.

Please bring your own beach towel, swimsuit and flip flops for the hot tub and beach if you wish.

All our guests will receive a Sandhill House refillable water bottle and a Sandhill House journal and pen.

How do I arrange a massage during my stay?

If you know in advance that you would like a treatment, please contact us to arrange.


Are pets allowed at the retreat?

Although we are animal lovers, pets are not allowed at the retreats out of consideration for the other guests in the house.

Is the retreat suitable for solo travelers?

Going on a solo retreat has a lot of benefits. Traveling to a solo retreat invites positive change, as well as freedom for flexibility, personal growth, and self-empowerment.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation policy: Your booking may be canceled no later than 14 days before the start date. Cancellations within 14 days are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Is there parking at Sandhill House?


There is ample parking at Sandhill House

Where is Sandhill House?


Sandhill House
F92 DK13

Sandhill House is located just outside the village of Dunfanaghy, on the N56 following the Wild Atlantic Way, 22 miles / 35 minutes by road from Letterkenny Co.Donegal.
It is on the left handside of the road, a short distance after the Cove Restaurant.


Nature Connection

Step out of your busy modern world to connect with the healing energy and presence of nature. Forest bathing to calm and balance; sea dips to activate and energise.

Both these practices are beneficial to regulate our nervous system and balance our energy.

Forest Bathing

This ancient Japanese practice involves slowly walking through the forest while we focus our senses with mindful practices. Forest bathing offers an antidote to our stress-filled lives with a gentle meditative approach to being in nature, supporting our body’s natural capacity for wellness and healing. The focus is on connection as we practice the art of stillness in nature.

Cold Water Immersion

Cold water immersion has been reported to benefit the body in many ways,
This is an optional practice on our weekend retreats! However, there is an energy and vitality that comes with immersing yourself in the wildness of the cold, salty Atlantic ocean; creating a sense of aliveness and renewed zest for life!

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