Holiday courses, island retreats and festive breaks

There are a wide variety of interesting courses available including writing with acclaimed authors, yoga weekends, life coaching, photography and much more as well as Christmas and New Year breaks.


Thu 24 - Sun 27 Dec 2020 (3 nights)


This is a four-day Christmas retreat with courses, coastline walking, parties, games, fabulous food and the company of inspirational leaders and soon-to-be new friends. Socially distancing measures are in place. See Covid-19 policy here.


Share a room with a friend or family member. Or choose single occupancy of a room. The supplement for single occupancy is £75 for three nights.

Inspiring Courses

10 hours of course time split between two inspiring facilitors plus evening events and afternoon walks.

Food & Drink

All meals are included, buffet style and tailored to dietary requirements.

Guide Itinerary

Christmas Eve
16.00: Arrivals
19.30: Dinner
21.00: Welcome

Christmas Day
07.30 to 09.30: Breakfast
10.30 to 12.30: Courses
14.00: Christmas Lunch
0 to 19.00: Courses
20.00 Dinner followed by Activities

Boxing Day
07.30 to 09.30: Breakfast
10.30 to 12.30: Courses
13.00: Lunch
14.30: Coastline Walks
17.30 to 19.30: Courses
20.00: Dinner followed by Activities

27th December
07.30 to 09.30: Breakfast
10.30 to 12.30: Courses
12.30: Lunch followed by Departures

Average Temperature

As with much of the UK weather is changeable - although the Isle of Wight does boast a micro-climate and is one of the sunniest places to visit it's likely to be cold.


The Grange

What's included?

Our Christmas holiday is all about abundance, the price includes:

  • All meals, tailored to dietary requirements
  • All activities, courses, events, games
  • Three nights twin shared accommodation at The Grange

What's On


The easiest way to reach The Grange is usually by train. Travel to Portsmouth & Southsea and take the Hoverbus to the Hovercraft. On arrival in Ryde walk over the foot bridge towards the bus station. Walk through the bus station to get to the train which takes you on to Shanklin in 20 minutes. Outside Shanklin station, take a cab for the 3-minute journey to Eastcliff Road.

If you decide to drive then book your crossing online with Wightlink or Red Funnel Ferries. Call to check in case of discount codes.

There are several ways to get in touch, and we'd love to hear from you…

Telephone: +44 (0)1983 867644