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Pining for some R&R?

We bring good news - we've discovered just the Devon weekender for you to recharge this autumn!

Did this year’s National Spa Week sneak up on you? Feel like you’re missing out on some bona fide recharge time? Seriously, relax because we’ve just been given word of a special weekend that we like the sound of. A lot. And it’s all about you, babycakes!

mansion house

Have you come across Beyond Escapes, yet? Still fairly new to the scene, this is a gorgeously secluded selection of luxury lodges, suites and apartments just outside Totnes, near Berry Pomeroy (with its beaut of a castle) and close to the coastline of Torbay.  There also happens to be a rather spanky spa and gym on-site, plus a restaurant, with views across the rolling fields towards the sea, so it basically has R-E-L-A-X written all over it in permanent marker.

loungers countryside

Excitingly, at the end of this month they’re holding the first BE Body and Soul Weekend, which is a special event designed to put you back together after the madness of September (it’s always such a mad month, isn’t it?). We highly recommend you book a babysitter and consider this as a payday treat, because you get loads included and you have the choice to use it either as a weekend wind down or an energy reviver.

The weekend itinerary includes:

  • Low and high impact workouts
  • Power walking in the Devon countryside (and breathe…)
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Body Balance
  • Slow Flow
  • Meditation
  • Nutrition and lifestyle advice
  • A menu based on 2000 calories per day (where you don’t have to faff with the counting)
  • Use of the thermal spa and time for some beauty treatments
  • A £10 spa product voucher/goody bag

Plus, your accommodation in the 4* Mansion House and all meals in the restaurant are included.

Honestly, we think you’ll like this one, so start planning how to extract yourself from the daily grind, pronto!

Body and Soul Weekend: Starts 6pm on Fri 28 Sept – 10am Mon 1 Oct, from £440 when 2 people share a BE Deluxe Apartment.  Includes all meals and more. Call: 03301 274300, or visit to check availability. 

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