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Autumn Rydal Hall Yoga Hiking Weekend in the Lake District

An Autumn Rydal Hall Yoga and Hiking break in a historic stately home, with stunning grounds.

Autumn Rydal Yoga Hiking Weekend in the Lake District

Trip date: 9th September 2022 – 11th September 2022

Prices from: £315.00

For our Autumn Rydal Yoga Hiking break we will be returning, to the very popular and the very grand and historic Rydal Hall. The rooms are all comfortable with single, or twin options and we are served dinner in the dining room. We will lead a total of five yoga classes in the very spacious old barn, which is another historic building.

(please note that Rydal Hall can cater for vegetarians and non-vegetarians and other dietary requirements if advance notice is given)


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Trip Code: YH090922
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Location: Lake District
  • Group size: 16 People
  • Yoga Ability: Mixed Ability Class
  • Hiking Ability: Single Group Hike


Our Autumn Rydal Yoga Hiking break will be based at the very popular, the very grand and very historic, Rydal Hall.

We are just a few minutes walk from Rydal Water, Rydal Mount (Wordsworth’s home) and the picturesque church where William Wordsworth was church warden.

Rydal Hall is a stunning location and steeped in Lake District history, so join us for a very special weekend of yoga and hiking.

Barn Yoga studio at Rydal

For this event we are offering a single mixed ability yoga class and a single group hike.

The Autumn Rydal Hall yoga hiking weekend will begin with arrivals from 4pm on Friday and our first class will be at 5:30pm with dinner at 7:00pm.

Rydal Hall has plenty of history being owned by the Le Fleming family which can be traced back to 1126. It was built in the 16th century and has been enlarged, altered and refaced to what it is now currently, a grade II listed building along with the terraces, bridges, summerhouses and various outbuildings.  The magnificent formal gardens are worthy of a visit, and offer a unique example of Edwardian gardening with beautiful lawns and flowers set against the fine architecture of the Hall itself.  The Hall is now used as retreat and conference centre and is owned by the Diocese of Carlisle.  The grounds of the hall are available for us explore freely for the whole weekend and provide tranquil and scenic gardens for a quiet moment or two.

October Break at Rydal Hall

Rydal Beck and its natural waterfalls flows through the grounds which include The Grot, a summerhouse built to view the waterfalls.  The Grot is described in Wordsworth poem, An Evening Walk.

Previous Autumn Rydal Hall Yoga Hiking weekends in the Lake District

To read our Blog pages review of other recent Yoga Hiking Weekends please click here:

Read about a recent Rydal Hall Yoga Hikes Weekend

And you can look at our Google and Facebook Page Review sections to read what other people have written about our Yoga Hiking weekends and other breaks:

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“Had a great time at the Rydal Hall Yoga and Hiking weekend. It was very well organised and the scenery was amazing!”

Please note that this weekend starts with yoga at 17:30 on the Friday evening, so please plan to arrive around 16:00 onwards


Time: 4:00 pm

Plan of the day

16:00 onwards arrivals
17:30 – 18:45 Yoga
19:00 – Dinner
20:00 – Group Briefing

Time: 7:30 am

Plan of the day

7:30 – 8:45 yoga session.
8:45 – 9:45 breakfast
10:00 – depart hike
16:00 – return from hike
16:00 – 17:00 tea, coffee, traybabkes
17:30 – 18:45 yoga session
19:00 – dinner

Time: 7:30 am

Plan of the day

7:30 – 8:45 yoga session.
8:45 – 9:45 breakfast
10:00 – depart for hike
14:15 – return from hike
14:30 – 15:45 final yoga session
15:45 – 16:15 Tea, coffee, traybakes
16:15 Departures


We will lead a single group hike on each day as part of this weekend.  There are a great variety of lovely walks we can take directly from our accommodation depending upon weather and conditions, but our most regular Saturday walk is from Rydal is alongside Rydal Water and Loughrigg Terrace to Grasmere.

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On Sunday we can walk round to the quiet and picturesque Loughrigg Tarn and then over Loughrigg fell on our way back.

The walks may vary depending on the weather conditions at the time but we have lots of options to choose from.

Walks are graded moderate, but please note that the Lake District is not flat, so there will be some steep and maybe rocky sections so a good level of fitness is needed.

Our approximate walking time will be 5-6 hrs and a distance of 8-9 miles for the Saturday, and slightly less on the Sunday.

Please note that for all walks, a good level of fitness and hillwalking experience is required.



There will be a total of five classes during the weekend starting with the first class on Friday evening.  We offer two yoga classes on Saturday with a walk in between through the stunning scenery of the Lake District. There will also be a yoga class on Sunday morning before breakfast and then when we return from our hike, before departing.

Our yoga room will the very spacious Bishop Pulley barn for this weekend.

Barn Yoga studio at Rydal

The yoga is varied and so will be suitable for beginners as well as for those who have practised before and classes will take place before breakfast and after we return from our walk.

The general focus of the morning sessions will be to energise and warm up the body for our walk, and in the afternoon, will be to stretch out those tired muscles and relax the body and calm the mind. Yoga and hiking are a good combination, and everyone leaves feeling rejuvenated and re-energised.

Please bring your own yoga mat and a pillowcase (to cover our bolsters) and any other yoga props you have. We are able to provide a bolster, block, brick, strap, eye pillow and blanket.

If you have any queries regarding the yoga sessions, please contact us.

All rooms for this weekend are either single en-suite or twin en-suite (ideal for couples or friends who are happy to share), and a small number of singles with private bathrooms for sole use.   We also have some twin rooms with garden views over the gardens at Rydal.
All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and towels.

Rydal Hall resides in 34 acres of stunning parkland in the heart of the English Lake District. The main house is a Grade II listed historic house with some parts dating back to the 1600s.

All rooms have been upgraded to provide comfortable en-suite or private facilities. All food is freshly prepared in the kitchen using local and seasonal produce wherever possible and dinner is three courses and is served in the grand dining room.

(please note that Rydal Hall can cater for vegetarians and non-vegetarians and other dietary requirements if advance notice is given)

While staying at Rydal Hall we can explore the beautiful Lake District surroundings and simply enjoy the peace and quiet at the hall and its beautiful gardens.

Single room with ensuite £330 per person

Single room with private bathroom £315 per person

Twin share room with ensuite – garden view £335 per person

Double room with ensuite – garden view £335 per person

To book, click Add to Cart and then Book Now buttons in top right corner, to arrange deposit payment of £95.

The full balance is normally due 8 weeks before the start of the weekend, However due to the and you should arrange a bank transfer for this.

Bank details are below :

Bank Account     Yoga and Mountain Hikes Ltd
Sort Code            60 18 11
Account No         24458740
(please quote ‘SEPRydal’ plus your name)

Terms & Conditions

Please note that the deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Your place is only confirmed once full payment is received.

Click here to view our terms & conditions

If there are 2 or more people interested, we are able to book a pickup at a set time from the nearest train station, and also return drop off. Cost will depend on the numbers but we do need at least 2 people, willing to share, taking the transfer on arrival and departure day to do this.  We will book the taxis on your behalf, and the cost will be paid by and shared amongst those taking the transfers.

Independent Travel
Alternatively if you wish to make your own way to the venue, we use Lake Side Taxis 015394 88888.
We would strongly recommend booking your own transfers well in advance as arrival and departure days are busy times.

Approximate Taxi Prices
(these are based on a standard car size, 8 seaters are available for a larger number if required)
Bank Holidays are charged at a higher rate, so please check when booking your return journeys.

Windermere Station to the following venues :
Brathay Hall        £12
Rydal Hall          £15
Nab Cottage       £17
Yewfield             £25
Lanehead           £30
St Marks            £35

Lake Side Taxis 015394 88888

Bangor Station to Trigonos £38
Ivans Taxis 01286 881590

Penrith North Lakes to Glaramara £45-50
Derwent Taxis 017687 75585

You will be sent a group email around 6 weeks before the trip, and that will have more details about the suggested train times to get there and back once train times are published.  Please note that we cannot take any responsibility for changes to train schedules and train delays.

Please see below for typical pickup and drop off times.

Friday arrival day, Sunday departure Day

For our trips starting on Friday evening the pickup time will be at 4pm at Windermere Station (or around the same time at other stations such Penrith for our Glaramara venue, or Oxenholme for St Marks Stays).

The drop off time at Windermere Station (or other stations) on Sunday, will be to catch the 5pm train departing from that station.

Friday arrival day, Monday departure Day

Arrival day the same as above

On departure day, the drop off time will be to catch the 3 or 4pm train departing from that station. Please refer to the schedule for the trip.



Double ensuite room - garden view£335.00

No spaces

Single ensuite room£330.00

No spaces

Single room with private sole use bathroom£315.00

No spaces

Twin ensuite room - garden view£335.00

2 spaces

Ability Levels

Yoga Ability
Mixed Ability Class
Hiking Ability
Single Group Hike
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