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.

 

Mon 16 - Fri 20 Aug 2021 (4 nights)

At a glance

The Grange in the Isle of Wight has been awarded four star guest accommodation by the AA and receives TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence year after year. The Grange has also been awarded the 'Good to Go' accreditation by Visit England which means all steps are in place to meet government guidelines, ensuring you have a safe and enjoyable stay. Meet like-minded new friends and explore your potential with inspirational, skilled facilitators who will support you. Do as much or as little as you choose.

About

Skyros attracts mostly solo travellers from all over the world. Although all ages are represented, approximately 70% are between 35 and 65. The Grange is a stunning Georgian country house, surrounded by greenery and close to Shanklin's sandy beach, cosy pubs and restaurants and the local train station.

Accommodation

Share a room with a friend or family member. Or choose single occupancy of a room. The supplement for single occupancy is £140 for four nights.

Inspiring Courses

Choose your Masterclass in advance of your holiday. Sign up for drop-in afternoon classes on-site.  The holidays and courses will operate in accordance with government guidelines for hospitality.

Food & Drink

Holidays are inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner with regulations in place according to government guidelines at the time.

Guide Itinerary

Monday
16.00: Arrivals
18.30: Welcome Meeting
19.30: Dinner

Tuesday to Thursday
07.30: Breakfast
09.30: Demos (news of the day)
10.00: Oekos (home groups)
10.45: Masterclass
13.00: Lunch
17.00 Afternoon courses
19.30: Dinner & Nightlife

Friday
07.
30: Breakfast
09.30: Demos (news of the day)

10.00: Oekos (home groups)
10.45: Masterclass
13.00: Lunch​ & 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. Fingers crossed for good weather!

Summary

Cost
£625.00
Location
The Grange

What's included?

  • Eight hours of your chosen Masterclass per week
  • Afternoon drop-in classes for three afternoons
  • Additional ad-hoc morning and evening activities
  • Community structures unique to Skyros that bring everyone together in a fun and authentic way
  • Twin shared 4-star guest accommodation (single upgrades available)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Local walks and opportunities for excursions 

What's On

Travel

The easiest way to reach The Grange is usually by train. Buy a return rail ticket to Shanklin via Portsmouth Harbour and your ticket will include crossing the Solent in 15 minutes by FastCat. An island train meets the FastCat at Ryde Pier Head and takes you on to Shanklin in 25 minutes. Outside Shanklin station, take a cab for the 3-minute journey to Eastcliff Road or walk to The Grange in around 15 minutes.

If you decide to drive then book your crossing online with Wightlink or Red Funnel Ferries. Call 01983 867644 or email us at stay@thegrangebythesea.com for ferry discount codes.

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

Telephone: +44 (0)1983 867644

Email: info@thegrangebythesea.com

Membership