Relaxation, mindfulness and walking. Walkinginspirit is a seven day, mindful walking retreat. It’s an opportunity to take time out of daily life and completely immerse in the tranquility of Western Europe’s most prisitine natural ecosystem. Relax, learn and thoroughly embed a mindfulness practice as you walk paths still used by bears and wolves in the breathtaking forests and mountains of Somiedo Natural Park, Asturias Spain.

flowercollage2The retreat includes accommodation, transfers within Asturias, breakfast, a pack lunch on the days of the walks as well as guidance in all retreat activities. See other pages and Practicalities for more detailed information.

2019 retreat dates are listed on the Reservations page. Please have a good look around the site and do call me on 07969 89 5834 or message me at frankie@walkinginspirit.co.uk  if there is anything in particular you would like to know.

WalkingcollageAll in a day’s walk! This walk lasts about four hours and takes us up through the village of Castro and on to the ancient herding path to Pola. In early summer, bears come into orchards on the edge of the village to eat cherries. It’s common to see signs of their nocturnal visits as we pass through. Wolves also use the upper parts of the track and we often… (more here)

AnimalwatchingcollageIf you are group, (minimum 6 people), wanting to do the retreat or team building event, OR if your are an individual interested in an intensive “wild-therapy” residential for a specific issue, talk to me and I will schedule something especially for you.

Walking in Asturias, walking in Somiedo.

I very much look forward to walking with you.

Frankie Sikes

Accomodationcollage“Time spent in nature reminds us who we really are”


00 44 (0) 7969 89 5834

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11 responses to “Home

  1. I am interested in attending your September retreat. Can you send me across some information please including costs?
    Thank you!

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    • Hi Monica
      I have two events with spaces left for this year. The first is a seven day mindful walking retreat 21st-27th September and the other a short weekend break in November to see the full on autumn colours. See “reservations” page for details and if you have any other questions please do not hesitate to message me at frankie@walkinginspirit.co.uk


    • Hi Susan. Have a look at the “Reservations” and “Practicalities” page and you will find all the information you need. If having done that you have other questions or would like to know how to book, please don’t hesitate to ask. Frankie


  2. Hi Frankie, my friend Marion and I met you and briefly chatted at the mindful show a few weeks ago. We’d very much like to book up with you for the June slot 2018. If you could confirm dates and any extra info we will schedule the deposits. Best Ellie and Marion

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