2015 Retreat – Castell Courtyard

For our 2015 retreat we didn’t travel far. In fact, we only just crossed the border into Wales and the beautiful Tanant Valley.

All good retreats involve midnight walks

All good retreats involve midnight walks

Ah ... some of then found the hot tub.

Ah … some of then found the hot tub.

 

A bit of food shopping

A bit of food shopping

 

Our venue for the weekend.

Our venue for the weekend.

 

One of the lounges.

One of the lounges.

 

The Tanat Valley

The Tanat Valley

 

Our retreat venue

Our retreat venue

 

Mike and Suki dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Mike and Suki dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Looking back towards The Wrekin

Looking back towards The Wrekin

 

The players all dressed up for the murder mystery evening

The players all dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Vicki chilling

Vicki chilling

 

Some standing stones

Some standing stones

 

Di painting

Di painting

 

Bryan chilling

Bryan chilling

 

More hot tub action!

More hot tub action!

 

Dinner time!

Dinner time!

 

"We're here!" Darren points Vicki in the right direction.

“We’re here!” Darren points Vicki in the right direction.

 

This is Vicki watching a video of the retreat fire on Facebook, beside the retreat fire.

This is Vicki watching a video of the retreat fire on Facebook, beside the retreat fire.

 

Three men go for a walk .... we didn;t return for many hours.

Three men go for a walk …. we didn;t return for many hours.

 

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr

 

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr

 

Three men taking photos of Pistyll Rhaeadr

Three men taking photos of Pistyll Rhaeadr

 

"If you press that key combination it writes your novel for you."

“If you press that key combination it writes your novel for you.”

 

Mike feeling a little peckish.

Mike feeling a little peckish.

 

Mollie dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Mollie dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Another 'walking' photo

Another ‘walking’ photo

 

John Dyson (after the walk!)

John Dyson (after the walk!)

 

Meditating Mike

Meditating Mike

 

Simon, Julie and Darren in the other lounge

Simon, Julie and Darren in the other lounge

 

Castell Courtyard

Castell Courtyard

 

Darren dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Darren dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Simon dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Simon dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Di dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Di dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Sue, Mollie and Julie out for a walk

Sue, Mollie and Julie out for a walk

 

One of the bedrooms

One of the bedrooms

 

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr

 

Castell Courtyard

Castell Courtyard

 

More glorious views

More glorious views

 

Castell Courtyard

Castell Courtyard

 

Suki dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Suki dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Sue dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Sue dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Bryan dressed up for the murder mystery evening

Bryan dressed up for the murder mystery evening

 

Sue getting into character

Sue getting into character

 

Odd socks. Compulsory on retreat.

Odd socks. Compulsory on retreat.

 

Fungi

Fungi

 

The Wrekin in the distance

The Wrekin in the distance

 

Photographing Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photographing Pistyll Rhaeadr

 

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