Mountain hikes, wild swims, forest baths or the crackle of a campfire … scenic breaks to recharge mind, body and soul
This programme of outdoor exercise near Newquay sounds strenuous, but is aimed at all levels. Everyone has a consultation beforehand to set goals, before tackling beach circuit training, trail runs, coastal hikes, core and strength sessions, boxercise and guided stretching. The classes make use of the surroundings, from sand sprints to stair climbs at Bedruthan Steps, plus a hike or run around the Seven Bays, a series of sandy beaches near St Merryn. It is based at Watergate Bay hotel, right on the beach, which has a pool, spa and three restaurants.
• From £510 for three nights’ B&B, next retreat 5 November, mountainbeachfitnessretreats.com