YES we will be running retreats again in 2022.  There will be both a spring and autumn reset and total body rest… staying on the Isle of Wight with beautiful views and space to relax and detox.  Both Camilla and I are really excited to be planning these, more information coming soon.

2019 Retreats:

Hamstead Retreats Juice Cleanse 6-10th June

This will be a 4 night retreat with a 3 day juice cleanse held at a beautiful private family home on the Isle of Wight.

The programme is designed as a gentle cleanse for those who want to rest and restore the body.  You will be drinking organic vegetable juices and mineral broths to support and nourish your body during the cleanse.

You will be one of a small group, guided and supported by Lucy (Naturopath) and Camilla (Reiki master and massage therapist).  Your juice cleanse will include 3 daily servings of organic juices and an evening mineral broth, daily supplements, herbal teas and self-administered enemas. Whilst on your cleanse, you will also have some lovely treatments, such as a liver supporting castor oil pack, Reiki and massage treatments and a detoxifying yoga class.  There will also be walks along the beautiful coast line and guided meditations.

You will arrive on Thursday evening, in time for a light dinner of delicious organic plant foods before the cleanse starts on the Friday.  You will be guided and supported through the next 3 days of juice cleansing and then finish the fast with a light evening meal on the Sunday and breakfast on the Monday morning before departing.
You will be given a pre-cleanse diet to follow for 5 days before commencing the programme and also be given advice as to what to eat after the cleanse.
Total cost: £550 single room, £500 twin room (includes accommodation and everything you will need over the weekend: a yoga class, juices, massage and Reiki treatments, supplements and any other fasting equipment).
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Juice cleanse Nov 2017

Having signed up some months ago for the juice cleanse, as the day approached I was rather apprehensive as well as looking forward to three days’ complete rest.  Now on the third day I feel tired but invigorated – nothing to do with the wonderful therapists, location and of course restorative dogs! I will be back next year.



A 3 day juice cleanse at Hamstead is the perfect way to reboot your digestive system and body and declutter your mind.  With a well-structured programme of treatments and juices Lucy and Camilla guided and supported us through it all.  I shall return home with renewed energy and enthusiasm and put into practice all that I have learnt these last few days.



We had an amazing time I would look at the view forever.  Thank you.



I would like to recommend Hamstead Retreats if you want/need to reboot your system into remembering what healthy eating and lifestyle is. I have just come back from a 4 day cleanse/juice fast there and feel amazing!! No more cravings, clear thinking, relaxed and generally more chilled…mostly! ☺️

Run by Lucy Peel (naturopath) and Camilla Read (massage therapist and reiki master) you will be professionally guided along the fasting process and held gently throughout with loving care and attention. This all takes place in a wonderfully healing environment (Camilla’s family home) on the Isle of Wight.

The weekend included yoga, massage, healing and epsom salt baths to name but a few of the delights on offer. I suffered very little considering we had no food, only vegetable juice and supplements, for 3 full days.

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Amanda (via FaceBook)


Juice cleanse June 2018


This is my first cleanse/fast and I arrived without much knowledge at all.  I have been so impressed by Lucy and Camilla’s technical knowledge and the gentle and practical way they have guided a group (with diverse experience) through the process.  They have provided individual advice to all of us for our various ailments and reactions.  The juices and broth and other supplements were all perfect and regular enough to keep us going.  The yoga, treatments and meditation were really perfect for our moods.  Hamstead is stunning and comfortable and I feel totally relaxed and calm.  The written information is excellent and I am pleased to be able to take it home (so nicely bound).  I can’t wait for next year already! Thank you Lucy and Camilla.



I came this time (was here for a fast Nov ’17) with my husband Jon.  We both found that the fasting experience was made so much better because of the beautiful surroundings and the support from Lucy and Camilla and our lovely group of co-fasters! I’m feeling extremely relaxed and peaceful, the retreat is well organised and thought through.  All the veg for the juices is organic.  The treatments are fantastic – I had the most amazing massage from Liezu which was the icing on the cake for me.  The beds are comfortable which is important.  Yoga on the lawn in the sunshine this morning was a real treat.  It was lovely to be able to have a swim this morning in the pool – what a treat and very bracing.

Amanda – Bath


I enjoyed the experience a lot more than I thought I would!  In fact I would strongly consider doing it again! A fantastic retreat with fantastic hosts.



“As a practitioner myself I was so looking forward to the Hamstead Retreat weekend, and it far exceeded all my expectations. From the moment we arrived I was overwhelmed by the peaceful, calm and safe environment. It felt blissful to be looked after by two such empathetic and experienced practitioners who addressed everyone’s needs individually and made us all feel truly nurtured. It was an absolute tonic for both body and mind in a totally beautiful place. I loved it”



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