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Our sacred & magical retreat venue is tucked away in the heart of the rolling Dorset hills, where numerous artists & writers, such as Thomas Hardy, have found inspiration.​This breath-taking retreat space includes a beautiful yoga Shala, built on a magical crystal grid, with heated infrared floor for a deeply healing experience with ambient sounds, soft lighting, and soothing views of the Dorset countryside.​


You can develop and expand your yoga, Pilates and meditation practices throughout this retreat, whilst learning about crystal healing, intuitive movement, sound healing, mindfulness & meditation. We teach a variety of mixed ability yoga styles to suit everybody, beginners to advanced levels are all welcome.


You can enjoy access to the wellness Spa, including a luxury indoor swimming pool, spa changing facilities, poolside relaxation area, infra red sauna and a hot tub grotto. Adding the calming element of water to our retreat will leave you feeling totally relaxed and re energised.​All Brunches & dinners and morning juices will be freshly prepared, plant based, nutritionally enriched onsite by our talented retreat chef & nutritionist Lucie Simon of the ‘Feel good food’ kitchen.

Our retreats have slightly different vibes to them, winter retreats are candle lit, cosy, 'hygge themed' and are designed with comfort, hibernation and calm in mind. Our springtime retreats focus on creating a fresh energy and renewal as we emerge after from the winter months.

​Each guest room is tastefully designed with comfort and style in mind. Facilities Include luxurious, contemporary accommodations, triple, twin or private rooms, with WiFi & on-site parking. ​Our retreat is located 3 hours drive from London and within 2 hours from London Waterloo to Gillingham.​If you are searching for a magical, unique and unforgettable experience over four days and three nights (long weekend) then this retreat is for you... 

merk yoga shala at a Chiloout Retreat in Dorset


  • Many mixed ability hatha, vinyasa flow, yin yoga & Pilates/yogalates classes

  • Wellbeing, creative & nutrition workshops.

  • Daily nutrient rich brunches & dinners

  • Fresh juices & superfood smoothies 

  • Unlimited teas, refreshments, cakes & healthy snacks

  • All equipment supplied

  • Many mindfulness meditation & guided relaxation sessions

  • Tibetan sound bowl & gong bath experiences

  • Onsite holistic, life and beauty therapies (optional extras)

  • Nutrition and dietary consultations (optional extras)

  • Use of Infra red Sauna, hot tub & heated pool

  • Plenty of free time to do as you please....

fire pit Chillout Retreats Dorset
Buddha bowl/Nourish bowl/Balance bowl


(Subject to changes)


Energising juices & superfood smoothies.


Dynamic hatha, vinyasa Pilates / Yogalates




Guided walk & wellbeing workshops (various depending on retreat theme)


Light Lunch


Leisure time, spa, walks, Holistic treatments, chilling, relaxing...

16.00 Tea & cake


Restorative, Yin yoga, calm and relaxing.


Meditation or soundbath




Fireside chill 

merk lounge Dorset


Merk triple room

Triple Room Private Bathroom £650 pp

Book into a Triple room, with private bathroom

Merk twin room

Twin Room Shared Bathroom £650 pp

 Book into a Twin room, with shared bathroom

Merk triple room private bathroom

Twin Room Private Bathroom £695pp

Book into a Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom

private room shared bathroom

Private Room Shared Bathroom £750 pp

Private bedroom for singles with shared bathroom

private room shared bathroom

Private Room Private Bathroom £795pp

Private bedroom for singles with private bathroom

Upcoming Dates

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