In October 2019, I hosted my first reading retreat at Kirkfield Guest House in the Yorkshire Dales and by all accounts, it was a fantastic success.
I came up with the idea of hosting a reading retreat because I had been looking for something similar to attend, and I had been unable to find anything within my price range. I reached out to Sian at Kirkfield and the first retreat was born!
It was a weekend full of reading, relaxing, bookish chat and delicious food. Sian was an amazing host and everyone who attended was so friendly. It was brilliant to sit around on that first Friday evening and discuss our favourite books, our pet-hates and plenty of other book related topics. The village of Grassington is stunning, and is less than a 10 minute walk from the B&B making it ideal for anyone who wants to venture out when they need a break from all the reading.
I am really looking forward to hosting further retreats in 2020 and have agreed two dates with Kirkfield Guest House for next year. These are:-
Friday 13 – Sunday 15 March 2020 – BOOK HERE
Friday 2 – Sunday 4 October 2020 – BOOK HERE
As before, these are women-only retreats.
These weekends are the perfect option for anyone looking for guilt-free reading with a bit of exploring in the local countryside and a small amount of no-pressure socialising.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email or reach out to me on social media; my Instagram handle is @jessmcglynnxo and the retreat is @sparrowretreats