Summer Inner Peace Weekend Retreat #19

Summer Inner Peace Weekend Retreat #19

Friday 8 -10th July 2022

Fri 8 Jul 2022 6:00 PM – Sun 10 Jul 2022 3:00 PM (3 days 2 nights)

Laurel Lane Queen Camel Somerset BA22 7NU

£175 per person for early bird (first 10 applicants)

£199 per person

Price Includes: breakfast & lunch and accommodation (shared rooms of detached cottages)

Group:  maximum of 25 in total  (retreat group has use of the cottages and tranquil gardens (optional use of swimming pool £4.00 per hour)

Focus: guided meditation, silent meditation, learning about Buddhism, stretching exercises

Peace begins within and it expands to the outside.

Meditation Surrey Retreat 8-10 July 2022 is now ready to welcome you on board. A weekend away retreat in beautiful Yeovil, Somerset. Open Pathway Retreat is the next location for our coming up meditation retreat, with peaceful gardens, nice walks nearby, friendly hosts, with accommodation that will make you feel like home and relaxed. Christy of Open Pathway is delighted to welcome us at her wonderful place. Book your place now to reserve your spot. We are limited to 25 people ONLY and the cost for 3 Days and 2 Nights is £175 for the first 10 people. Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

This summer inner peace weekend retreat offers you a chance to switch off from the bustle and hecticness of daily life, and re-tune yourself for calmness and inner peace.

Weekend Retreat Programme:

Friday 8th July

13.00-17.00:  Check in accommodation

18.00: Orientation

20.00: Meditation

21.45: Sleep in the ocean of merits


05.45: Participants wake up

06.05: Morning Meditation

06.50: Morning Exercise

07.10: Breakfast

09.00: Meditation & Dhamma Talk

11.00: Lunch

13.30: Dhamma Talk and Meditation

15.30: Group Sharing

17.00: Refreshments / Break Time

19.00: Meditation and Dhamma Talk

21.30: Sleep in the ocean of merits


05.45: Participants wake up

06.05: Morning Meditation

06.50: Morning Exercise

07.10: Breakfast

09.00: Meditation & Dhamma Talk

11.00: Lunch

13.30: Dhamma Talk & Meditation

15.00: Closing

Your teacher

We are excited to have the Venerable monk Phra Nicholas Thanissaro to teach our meditation classes again. We are honoured to welcome him as our main speaker as he has an abundance of experience and insightful knowledge to share with all of us during the retreat.

He has been a monk for 24 years, with 35 years of meditation experience, and is a qualified UK Complementary Medical Association teacher of meditation.

He is a UK Complementary Medical Association qualified teacher of meditation. Affiliated with the Dhammakaya Foundation, he is also qualified as a school teacher and MBTI practitioner. As a scholar-practitioner, during his time as Associate Fellow at the University of Warwick, he published widely in peer-reviewed journals on the formation of Buddhist identity in teenagers and continues to research the appeal of meditation in the West. He currently lectures in ‘Living Buddhism’ and ‘Religious Individualization’ at Claremont School of Theology, California and Willamette University, Oregon. His latest book, exploring Buddhist diversity through Psychological Type, is entitled ‘The Intuitive Buddhist’.

Venue & Accommodation

The venue is a charming country house, set in its own beautiful grounds, dedicated to hosting retreats, based in Yeovil, Somerset.

For our Weekend Retreat, our group will have full and exclusive use of the venue, including a lounge, dining room, quiet areas, gardens and a fantastic on site yoga studio surrounded by lush gardens allowing you the opportunity to practice silent meditation or contemplations.

Food & Facilities

Meals are homemade and prepared with care and dedication. You will have full and exclusive use of the house, meditation studio, as well as the opportunity to walk and contemplate in its surrounding lush grounds, ponds and gardens. Exclusive use of swimming pool for an additional fee.


Laurel Lane Queen Camel Somerset BA22 7NU

Our Terms and Conditions

Currently there are no special COVID restrictions in place, but if this proves to be necessary closer to the event, we will inform you for any updates.

Cancellation Policy and refunds

If you cancel your retreat place by July 3rd 2022, then a refund of the amount will be returned.

We endeavour to run all the events that we publicise. However, in exceptional circumstances we may have to cancel an event – in this case we shall of course, refund all of your payment. Wat Phra Dhammakaya London accepts no responsibility for any damage or loss to property during your stay at Open Pathway Retreat Centre.

If you have any enquiries, please email

Looking forward to seeing you at the retreat.