Our Purpose

A building designed by Yiangou architects and Patrick Kinmonth for the purpose of personal and collective evolution. Avalon is a unique, state of the art facility to serve the inner voyage of mind, body, spirit and connection with the earth.

A retreat venue, and for public or private use – we are a blueprint for you to weave your story of wellbeing. Avalon is set in the centre of the UK in the Yorkshire Dales within the idyllic 3000 acre Estate of Broughton Hall.

Wellbeing Centre

A purpose built centre to serve both a Global audience and our surrounding community. Available to hire exclusively with a range of accommodations for retreat creators, serving the wellbeing industry. Avalon packages, classes, retreats and workshops for people living or visiting locally, and those staying or working at The Broughton Hall Estate.

What We Offer

Corporate Wellbeing | Packages to serve the Broughton Hall Estate and worldwide.

Retreat Venue | Rent spaces and facilities at Avalon with 70 bed accommodation (Broughton Hall + Holiday Cottages).

Wellbeing Getaways | Stay at Broughton Hall or Estate Cottages and use Avalon by attending classes, workshops, retreats. Or create bespoke, private packages with our team.

Live Locally | Pop in for classes or workshops, eat at our bistro, Utopia, designed by Sir Michael Hopkins set within Dan Pearson’s Walled Garden.

Be With Nature

The Broughton Hall Estate and surrounding landscape is here to act as ‘Sanctuary’ for wellbeing and earth connection. A perfect synergy for stillness and self development, healing and peace within the whirlwind of modern life.



Cantilevered Yoga Studio
Large Workshop Space
Meditation Oval
Swimming pool + Hydrotherapy
Sauna + Steam Room
Floatation Tank
Therapy Rooms
Relaxation Room + Library
Personal Training Studio
Utopia (designed by Sir Michael Hopkins; bistro, meeting rooms, large workshop space)
Ever-changing Exhibitions


Outdoor Swimming Pool (Spring + Summer)
Tennis Court
Woodlands + Groves
Hiking + Trim Trails
Wild Swimming
Mountain Bike Trails
Abundant Wildlife + Foraging Opportunities
Woodland Hammocks
Walled Garden (designed by Dan Pearson)
Medicine Garden + Meditation Labyrinth
Sweat Lodge
Nature Cabin
Fire Pit + Fire Temple
Yorkshire Dales Access
Landrover Experience Centre


Broughton Concierge Service
Bespoke Packages
Head Chef
Personal Trainers
Meditation + Yoga Teachers
Therapists, Specialist Healers + Guides
Head Gardener

The Broughton Hall Estate

Thirty-three generations of the Tempest family have nurtured this area of the Yorkshire Dales since the late 11th Century. The Estate includes a range of classical and contemporary architecture including the main Hall built in 1597, to 3000 acres of land with moorland, meadow pastures, rivers and lakes, and a collection of works of art to celebrate the endeavour of human beings.


Retreats + Private Use

Total of 70 bedrooms

Broughton Hall

  • Conservatory, drawing rooms, billiard room, therapy room, library, dining room, chapel


  • 6 bedrooms (sleeps 11, 13 with sofa bed)
  • Large living spaces
  • Hot tub and fire pit

Estate Cottages

  • Higher Scarcliffe – 3 bedrooms (sleeps 6, or 10 with mezzanine + sofa bed)
  • Yellison – 4 bedrooms (sleeps 8)
  • Micklethorn – 6 bedrooms (sleeps 10)
  • Stable Cottage – 3 bedrooms (sleeps 6)

Reserve Your Retreat

Wellbeing industry retreat dry hire and private bookings.
Arrange a viewing and come to see us!


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Find Us

3 hours on train from London Kings Cross
40 minutes by road from Leeds International Airport
1 hour by road from Manchester International Airport
1 hour 15 minutes by road from Liverpool International Airport

Avalon, Broughton Hall, Skipton, Yorkshire, BD23 3AE