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Charney looks for principle teachers/instructors to hire our fully catered venue to bring like minded clients for Yoga, Pilates, meditation, silent and training retreats.
Charney Manor offers a variety of meeting rooms and a range of Residential facilities in a peaceful and inspired countryside setting, which compliments various types of retreats and retreat topics. If free time is allocated in the program guests can explore our gorgeous gardens and orchards, opt for various local walks or just take some time to read in our fully stocked library. All our stays are fully catered and meals are taken in our historic 13th Century dining room.
Located in Charney Bassett, Oxfordshire, Charney Manor is 1.5 hours from London, 20 minutes from the Cotswold's and Oxford.
Simple and comfortable accommodation
Charney Manor is home to 23 bedrooms all of which have ensuite bathrooms, bar two bedrooms which have their own private bathrooms.
These bedrooms can b booked on a single occupancy basis or if a larger capacity is required, 35 Guests on a shared basis or
43 Guests if our Gillett's cottage is used for additional accomodation.
All bedrooms have Tea & coffee facilities, hairdryers, wifi, towels and shower gel.
Freshly made traditional English meals
Charney Manor is renown for its high quality, freshly prepared meals. Charney is passionate about striving to consistently produce fabulous food from the best ingredients available which are locally sourced where possible. We cater for a variety of dietary requirements and our Catering team can specifically create a menu for your Retreat.
We offer a continental breakfast with a wide variety of meats, cheeses, breads, cereals and yogurt
Lunch and Supper are both served family style and are two course with a choice of desserts
All meals are served in our 13th Century, character filled dining room with lovely stone carved windows with views out onto our beautiful gardens.
Indoor and Outdoor spaces
The Barn, our main indoor space which is ideal for Yoga and Pilates can hold up to 23 Guests for yoga but up to 50 guests in a theater style setting. Our Historic solar can accommodate 30 guests, this space is ideal for meditation or lectures.
Indoor communal spaces include the sitting room, social room. lower barn and library which is fully stocked with a variety of books on yoga, meditation and spirituality.
There are large gardens, a secret garden an orchards, courtyard with seating and picnic areas. The outdoor space is ideal for outdoor yoga or ti chi classes in warm and milder weather.
Conference and Communal Rooms
Charney Manor is accessibility friendly. The Dining room, sitting room and library are all on the ground floor. The Barn Conference room has a lift to enable access to the Yoga/Pilates room for those that are less abled.
Charney has two bedrooms, a single and a twin/ double that are both accessibly friendly. While not all our bedrooms are accessibility friendly, we do have 4 Twins and 5 singles located on the ground floor for those who find steps difficult.
Charney Manor values sustainability, using environmentally friendly, fair trade and local produce where possible. We compost, recycle and eco source where able and have a genius heating system, low energy and motion sensor lighting and an electric car charger for our guests use.
We have been awarded a Bronze Green Tourism award from Green Tourism UK.
Charney Manor is open for business throughout the year, except Christmas and Boxing day. Office hours are 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and 9.00 am - 4.00 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Our prices are very competitive and can be found on our website. For a firm quotation, details will have to be provided.
Our Residential Package (24 hour fully catered stay) offers :
Relaxing overnight accommodation in ensuite bedrooms
Two course freshly prepared lunch and dinner served in our 13th Century dining room
Continental breakfast with a selection of eggs, meats, cheeses, cereals, yogurts
Mid Morning Tea,coffee,cookies and afternoon tea,coffee and freshly baked cake
Meeting room with natural day light and yoga mats
Sole Occupancy for groups of 23 residential stay guests
By train from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway/Oxford and by taxi to Charney Manor.
From the Midlands/North - Follow A34 towards Oxford and Newbury. Turn off when you see signs for A420 Swindon Road and follow for 12 miles. Turn left at Charney Bassett sign. Charney Bassett is about 2 miles from the A420.
London and; Southeast
Take M4 and exit Junction 13 onto the A34 heading north towards Oxford. Take exit to Wantage and follow A417 into Wantage, head to grove and follow sign posts to Charney Bassett.
Charney Manor is clearly sign posted and is next to the small village church. The park park is on the right as you enter the driveway.
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