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Best Yoga Retreats in Scotland for Outdoor Lovers

Looking for amazing yoga retreats in Scotland for a nice, relaxing break?

From the forests of the Highlands to the beaches of the Scottish isles, there are plenty of yoga retreats that allow you to rejuvenate your body, connect with your inner self and immerse yourself in nature.

Many yoga retreats in Scotland pair yoga and meditation sessions with adventure and outdoor activities, including hiking, surfing, wild swimming and boat trips.

So whether you’re looking for relaxing Scotland staycations or want to plan a wellness trip in the UK, here are some yoga retreats to check out.

Yoga & Cycling in the Scottish Highlands | Yoga retreats in Scotland
Yoga retreat on Loch Rannoch. Image courtesy of HotintheHighlands.

1. Yoga & Cycling in the Scottish Highlands

Located on the beautiful Loch Rannoch, this yoga retreat in the Scottish Highlands offers two yoga classes per day, catering to different levels. The hot yoga classes are aimed to help you de-stress and challenge yourself.

HotintheHighlands yoga retreat is housed in a small and cosy chalet-style house with an outdoor dining area and a big garden. You can pair your yoga session with other fun activities, including cycling along the waterfront or taking a sailing trip on the loch.

Click here to book this 4-day hot yoga retreat in the Scottish Highlands.

Yoga & wildlife spotting on Mull | Yoga retreats in Scotland
Yoga retreat on Mull. Image courtesy of You R Yoga.

2. Yoga & Wildlife Spotting on the Isle of Mull

This secluded yoga retreat on the Isle of Mull is perfect for couples or those seeking 1-to-1 yoga sessions.

Focusing on yoga nidra meditation, You R Yoga‘s sessions are designed to help you connect with your inner self through gentle yoga movements and meditation.

The classes are held in the morning and evening, so you get plenty of time to explore the island between sessions. Go hiking, take a stroll along the sandy beaches, or try to spot some deer and otters.

Click here to book this 5-day yoga nidra meditation retreat on the Isle Of Mull.

Yoga & healing in Torridon | Yoga retreats in Scotland
Torridon. Image courtesy of Aluna Healing.

3. Yoga & Healing in Torridon

Looking for a spiritual experience? This detox, meditation and yoga retreat in Torridon is all about helping you go on a healing journey to renew your body and spirit.

Aluna Healing retreat offers yoga session that incorporate different traditions and teachings, including shamanic soul work. The retreat is held in newly refurbished cottages surrounded by the Scottish wilderness.

Click here to book this 7-day transformational spiritual retreat in Torridon.

Yoga & Surfing in Sutherland | Yoga retreats in Scotland
Surfing in Sutherland. Image courtesy of North Coast Watersports.

4. Yoga & Surfing in Sutherland

Want to try your hand at surfing? This yoga retreat in Sutherland pairs yoga with surfing, and no experience is required for either. In fact, the retreat by North Coast Watersports is designed for yoga beginners and first-time surfers.

The retreat is housed in a beachside hotel with an on-site restaurant that specialises in wood-fired pizza. The garden and rooms offer stunning sea views.

Click here to book this 4-day beginners’ surf camp adventure weekend.

Yoga retreat in Oban
Oban. Image courtesy of Wild Kat Yoga.

5. Yoga & Adventure in Oban

If you truly want to spoil yourself, spend a few days in a stunning Victorian manor overlooking a loch. Wild Kat Yoga hosts yoga retreats in this beautiful building in Oban, with home cooked meals and plenty of fun outdoor activities.

Pair your yoga classes with hiking, wild swimming and kayaking. You can also explore Mull, Lochaline and the surrounding islands.

Click here to book this 6-day adventure yoga retreat in Oban.

Yoga retreat in Aviemore
Aviemore. Image courtesy of Heather Gweneth Bird Consulting.

6. Yoga & Running in Aviemore

Get your blood pumping at this adventure-packed yoga and trail running retreat in the Cairngorms wilderness.

Housed in a remote cottage, this retreat organised by Heather Gweneth Bird Consulting is perfect for those who enjoy running and want to pair an an active holiday with relaxation. Besides daily yoga sessions, you also get to go on group runs along scenic trails.

Click here to book this 4-day trail running and yoga retreat in Aviemore.

Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven.
Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven. Image courtesy of Mindfulness Energy.

7. Yoga & Walking in Stonehaven

This coastal retreat in Stonehaven is all about mindfulness. Set in a cosy bed and breakfast with a garden and resident peacocks and hens, this yoga retreat by Mindfulness Energy is designed to help you slow down and learn how to deal with stress more effectively.

The yoga sessions are complemented by refreshing coastal walks and visits to stunning castle ruins in the area.

Click here to book this 6-day coastal retreat in Stonehaven.

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Daniela Frendo

Daniela Frendo

Hi! I'm a Maltese blogger based in Scotland. I created Grumpy Camel to help travellers connect with places through culture, history and cuisine.

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