Wednesday, 22 October 2014


Winter Writing Retreat with Geraldine Green and guest poet Pippa Little,, Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria Friday-Sunday 7th-9th November 2014 (2pm start on 7th and 2pm finish on 9th)

Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria, home of John Ruskin is the perfect place whether you have a writing project you’re working on or just need time and space away from the busyness of life to step back and gain some inspiration and quietly reflect. The tranquil grounds and gardens of Brantwood, stunning views across Coniston Water to the Old Man and Dow Crag, log fires, wonderful food all provide the ideal writers retreat. There will be time for solitude and also the company and conversation of other writers. Guest writer Pippa Little will give a reading with Geraldine on Saturday evening.

Morning session of writing exercises with Geraldine (optional) Saturday 8th November 9.30am-12 noon

The Writing Retreat also gives you an opportunity for one-to-one mentoring with experienced writer, editor and mentor Geraldine Green, plus informal discussions with Pippa and Geraldine. 

£225 per person per course
Includes refreshments, lunch on Saturday & Sunday, dinner on Friday & Saturday. Residential or non-residential options available

Residential option:
The Lodge at Brantwood has been newly refurbished to provide accommodation for those attending our courses. It sleeps up to 9 people in 2 double rooms, 2 twin rooms and a single room, located on the ground and upper floors, with a shared kitchen/diner and living room, 2 bathrooms and a shower room. The Lodge enjoys wonderful views across Coniston Water to the fells. A self service breakfast is provided in the Lodge as part of the rate.

£50 per person per night, single occupancy
£35 per person per night, shared occupancy
Booking is through Brantwood Coniston
Pre-booking is essential. Tel: 015394 41396

information on Geraldine can be found 
and Pippa, here:

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