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The Grange by the Sea, Isle of Wight

The UK centre for Skyros holiday courses, island retreats and festive breaks

"Thank you for a wonderful week, full of friendship, inspiration, thoughts and laughter." Kim, August 2020.
"So wonderful to come from 6 months 'lockdown' and safely 'be' with likeminded people again." Mandy, August 2020.
"All all-round incredible, Covidly-careful but carefree experience." Katie, August 2020.
See more reviews.

"One of the UK's 10 Best Outdoor Wellbeing Retreats" The Guardian - September 2020. See press.

 See What's On When below... 

Thu 30 Dec - Sun 2 Jan 2022 (3 nights)

At a glance

This is a four-day New Year celebration with courses, coastline walks, games, fabulous food and the company of inspirational leaders and soon-to-be new friends. Socially distancing and other measures will be in place according to the latest government guidelines.

About

Skyros attracts mostly solo travellers from all over the world. Although all ages are represented, approximately 70% are between 35 and 65. The Grange is a stunning Georgian country house, surrounded by greenery and close to Shanklin's sandy beach, cosy pubs and restaurants and the local train station.

Accommodation

Share a room with a friend of family member. Or choose single occupancy of a room. The supplement for single occupancy is £105 for three nights.

Inspiring Courses

9 hours of course time split between two inspiring facilitators plus evening events and afternoon walks.

Food & Drink

All meals are included and are tailored to dietary requirements.

Guide Itinerary

30th December
16.00: Arrivals
18.30: Welcome
19.30: Dinner

New Year's Eve
07.30: Breakfast
09.30: Demos (news of the day)
10.00: Oekos (home groups)
10.45: Masterclass
14.00: Lunch
17.00: Afternoon courses
19.30: Dinner & Celebrations

New Year's Day
07.30: Breakfast
09.30: Demos (news of the day)
10.00: Oekos (home groups)
10.45: Masterclass
13.00: New Year's Day Lunch
17.00: Afternoon courses
19.30: Dinner & Nightlife

2nd January
07.30: Breakfast
09.30: Demos (news of the day)
10.45: Masterclass
13.00: Lunch followed by Departures

Average Temperature

As with much of the UK, weather is changeable. Although the Isle of Wight does boast a micro-climate and it is one of the sunniest places to visit, it's likely to be cold.

Location

Summary

Cost
£475.00
Location
The Grange

What's included?

New Year at The Grange is all about abundance. The price includes:

  • All meals, tailored to dietary requirements
  • All courses, activities and events
  • Three nights twin shared accommodation at The Grange

What's On

Travel

The easiest way to reach The Grange is usually by train. Buy a return rail ticket to Shanklin via Portsmouth Harbour and your ticket will include crossing the Solent in 15 minutes by FastCat. An island train meets the FastCat at Ryde Pier Head and takes you on to Shanklin in 25 minutes. Outside Shanklin station, take a cab for the 3-minute journey to Eastcliff Road or walk to The Grange in around 15 minutes.

If you decide to drive then book your crossing online with Wightlink or Red Funnel Ferries. Call 01983 867644 or email us at stay@thegrangebythesea.com for ferry discount codes.

There are several ways to get in touch, and we'd love to hear from you…

Telephone: +44 (0)1983 865566

Email: holidays@skyros.com

Or Chat to us online using the link in the corner or your screen

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