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Make a positive change in your life by joining this uniquely tailored retreat with vegetarian, raw food, and detox options hosted by Middle Piccadilly. Learn how to prepare some great vegetarian main meals and desserts. Pamper yourself by having gentle treatments that will leave you feeling empowered and re-energized after. A combination of the peaceful restorative environment, the outstanding freshly prepared food, and the exceptionally gifted therapists whose expertise and intuitive abilities ensure that you will receive exactly what you need from your stay.
The centre has five guest bedrooms - one double, one double/twin-bedded, one double en-suite with free view and Wi-Fi, three single with Wi-Fi, all are tastefully decorated in a contemporary cottage style stocked with Damana organic bathroom products and cotton bed linen and thick fluffy towels. Each room also has a hair dryer and tea making facilities.
During the retreat, owner and resident chef, Dominic Harvey will teach you how to prepare some of his signature vegetarian meals, including mains and desserts, in two 2-hour culinary workshops over the course of three days. This is one food experience you will not want to forget! When you are done with all the cooking, enjoy a detoxifying green tea body wrap and a relaxing therapeutic massage.
The young green tea leaves are recognized for their slimming and detoxifying properties while draining toxins out of the body. We recommend as a slimming treatment for its progressively heating effect and its natural effervescence create a feeling of well-being and relieve stress. Fresh and detoxifying wrap formulated with numerous health enhancing components and antioxidants, such as flavonoids and vitamin C and E.
Therapeutic massage is a deep tissue massage that is an excellent tension releaser, through firm and even strokes over the whole body all those areas of tension and stress are eased. This treatment leaves you relaxed and feeling calm. All the major muscles are addressed, focusing and relieving specific points of tension. Full body massage.
Middle Piccadilly nestles in the heart of the Dorset countryside in a stunning rural location but is easily accessible by road or rail. The nearest station, 4 miles away in Sherborn has a direct link to London Waterloo and Exeter and all routes west. Middle Piccadilly is composed of a charming 17th century thatched farmhouse surrounded by courtyard buildings converted into contemporary cottage accommodation, all set within 2 acres of lush grounds.
Fresh fruit, vegetables and legumes form the basis of all our recipes whether you have opted for the vegetarian diet, the cleanse diet or the raw food diet and the recipes are designed to complement and enhance your stay at the retreat. We want the food to contribute positively to your overall Middle Piccadilly experience.
For an effective way to lose weight, cleanse your system and make a fresh start on all levels then choose to detox with our mouthwatering fruit and vegetable juices. Cleansing with the support of a specific combination of treatments is an effective and powerful way of healing not only the body but the mind and spirit too.
The food we serve is an integral part of any stay, we have designed balanced vegetarian menus to support and enhance from an organic and holistic perspective. Dominic's recipes are renowned and well loved by regular guests at the Retreat, his recipes are testament to his considerable skill at creating unique and unforgettable vegetarian dishes.
This potentially life-changing diet will surprise and excite you. The raw food lifestyle embraces pure, fresh and vibrant ingredients which are organic, enzyme-rich and nutritionally vital. The health benefits are well documented and include feeling fitter, younger, natural weight loss, improved skin quality and increased energy levels.
An inspiring list of transformative, potentially life changing and empowering holistic treatments to enable you to facilitate the healing changes you need to achieve during your stay. The holistic approach means that each person is treated as a unique individual, so a schedule of specific treatments is carefully considered in consultation between you and one of the therapists shortly after arrival.
We are fortunate to have a very talented team of holistic therapists at the retreat, all the therapists at some point in time have had or still have their own practices, and consequently we think you will enjoy the exceptional quality of the treatments that you will receive from them.