Facilities for your body and mind

Tune into your holistic self and supercharge your wellbeing goals with the support of our state-of-the-art facilities. From the moment you arrive at the retreat, soak in the tranquillity and discover the opportunities that await your wellness journey.

Feel the weightlessness of relaxation in our indoor heated pool, start the day with an invigorating cold-water dip in the outdoor pond or perfect your balance with a fitness class in the holistic studio. Tend to your body and mind with a wellbeing getaway, fitness weekend or self-care stay from the sanctuary of our purpose-built wellness retreat, located less than an hour from London. 

Do as much or as little as you please, with your wellness journey at the forefront, always. Get fit, reset your mind and relax your body.

Heated Indoor Pool
Loungers by indoor heated pool

Heated Leisure Pool, Sauna and Steam Room

Calming | Detox | Rejuvenation

For full-body rejuvenation or to relax entirely, swimming is one of the best ways to tune in to your body and mind. Focus on the day ahead with a morning swim, unwind after a session in the holistic studio, or enjoy a few lengths at your leisure. It’s the perfect facility for a fitness retreat.

The comfy poolside loungers make the perfect space to relax, read and reflect. The steam room and Himalayan salt block sauna can help with rejuvenation, muscle loosening, lowering blood pressure and promoting healthy skin.

Open 8am – 7pm  

Swimming in natural swim pond

Natural Swimming Pond

Refreshing | Feel-good | Invigorating

This relaxing space beautifully complements our countryside surroundings, offering you a refreshing morning dip, afternoon swim or invigorating evening splash. Experience swimming in freshwater with the benefits of an outdoor sauna a few steps away and plenty of sun loungers to stretch out on.

Our swimming pond is cleaned naturally, without the need for harmful chemicals, which is kind to your skin, the environment and surrounding wildlife.  

Studio for garden wellness
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Outdoor dome
Wellness dome for classes

Outdoor Wellness Dome

Relaxing | Zen | Mindfulness

Experience the bliss of healing in nature from the comfort of our custom-made geodesic dome. Sink into weightlessness with beanbags that cocoon your body. Sit back, relax and tune into your holistic self as our wellness coaches guide you through mindful meditation.

Enjoy a range of workshops and classes from the sanctuary of the wellness dome, including self-care yoga, sleep and relaxation, intro into chakras, and preventative health.


Outdoor Hot Tub

De-stress | Relaxing | Relieve Tension

Hot tubs are more than a warming, relaxing luxury. They're great for our holistic wellbeing, with plenty of research showing their benefits for our physical health. 

Start the day with an outdoor dip to better your cardiovascular health, or enjoy a session in the evening before drifting into a peaceful sleep.

For a post-workout treat and low-impact joint relief, ease tensions and relax your muscles with a rejuvenating dip. 

Open 8 am - 7 pm

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Finnish Sauna

Reconnect | Rejuvenating | Relaxing

Rekindle your warmth with the gentle glow of our naturally heated Finnish sauna. Deeply breathe in the warm scent of the wood panels and allow your body and mind to reconnect. Let go of tension as your muscles relax.

Complete your experience with a cold-water dip in the natural swimming pond, or take a moment to sit amongst nature in our beautiful seven acres of lush Essex countryside.

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Free weight class
Kettle-bell workout


Workout | Focus | Hyper-versatile

Find your flow with our hyper-versatile gym, fully-loaded with state-of-the-art equipment, so you can achieve the best results possible. Work up a sweat on a treadmill, find your strength with our larger multi-use fitness equipment or create your own circuit for full-body rejuvenation. 

We’ve created a fitness retreat that welcomes all, and our friendly wellness specialists are on hand to show you the ropes, so whether you feel at home in a gym or it’s your first time in a workout space, you’ll be able to get the most from your stay.

Open 8am – 7pm

Aerial yoga class
Yoga wind down
Woman in mindfulness pose
Mindfulness class in meditation


Movement | Workout | Recharge

At the Glass House Retreat, reap the benefits of our two modern studios. At the Fitness Studio, find a spung floor, streams of natural light and up-beat classes. This positive space offers everything you need to take the next step on your fitness journey, so whether you’re looking for endurance training, toning classes, weight workouts or cardio, you’ll find your perfect fitness class here.

The Holistic Studio takes you to new heights. Surrounded by nature, the space combines the best of wellbeing and exercise to help improve flexibility, balance and strength. Enjoy a range of classes designed to promote healthy living in both your body and mind.

Beautiful dining space
Communal space

Communal Spaces

Relaxed | Community | Wellbeing

Come together on your wellness journey and find a community to share goals and experiences with. Our comfy communal spaces are designed to offer opportunities for groups and solo travellers to support one another in reaching goals or simply chat. These calming spaces are also perfect for some thoughtful, personal reflection.

Our large communal lounge and dining room are positive, safe spaces for all. However, if you feel like dining in a smaller group or on your own, you’ll also find tables for two in the dining room.

Listening Room

The Listening Room

Quiet | Focused | Explore

The Glass House listening room is a safe space to talk to a member of our wellness team about any issues or concerns you may be facing. We operate a non-judgemental service where you’re free to be open and explore your thoughts and feelings.

Talking through issues weighing on our minds, no matter how seemingly small, can open us up to new experiences and opportunities, with plenty to enjoy at the retreat.

Try a free 30 minute session per person, per stay, when staying 2 nights or more, with extra sessions available on request.


Conference Room

Planning | Focused | Present

Whilst we like you to escape from the world of technology during your stay, our conference room is available for private hire.

It’s also a great space for group events or even team building events.

The conference room includes 31 work stations, Tv with HDMI connectivity and a connectable apple TV for presentaions and can accommodate up to 35 persons. All tables and chairs are provided. Refreshments can be provided upon request. 

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