Craft for relaxation!

I have always found focusing on art and craft has been a brilliant way for me to unwind, concentrating on a project relaxes me and helps me to de-stress; it doesn’t really matter what it is..carding fleece, washing fleece, spinning, wet felting, needle felting or sewing, they all clear my mind. Some of them because … read more…

Dye to Hand Spin course

Wild Rose Escapes Dye to Hand Spin week July 9th-16th £50 off if you book before the end of April 2016! Enjoy a relaxing week of craft, learn a new skill  and have a wonderful holiday at the same time. Over the week watch our Shetland sheep being hand-sheared, wash and sort fleece, forage for … read more…

Hand spinning

Hand spinning is such an ancient craft which has been going on in its many forms for thousands of years all over the world. Drop spindles are the most accessible way of learning to spin and there is archaeological evidence of hand-spun yarn as old as 20,000 years, which is remarkable to think it has … read more…

Craft holidays -Special April Offer!

Special Offer £50 off one of our week long retreats before the end of April 2016. Join us on our Fleece to Felt week (May 21st-28th), our new Dye to Hand Spin week or our Craft Retreat and get £50 off. Unique craft holidays and courses in the Scottish Highlands! Come to the Highlands of Scotland … read more…

New… Natural dyeing & spinning course

The summer is now officially over, we had our first real frost the other night and our outdoor courses have come to an end until Spring 2016. We have been busy planning holidays and courses for next year. We are currently planning a new course for 2016..our Dye to Spin week. A wonderful week full … read more…

Last Minute Offer on our Yoga Relaxation Retreat!

We have a couple of spaces left on our Spring Relaxation retreat.. if you are interested in joining us for a week of yoga, walking, craft, music, meditation, massage and more…get in touch. Offer £200 off per person or 2 for 1 (2 people for the price of one) May 2nd-9th 2015 Yoga Joanie teaches … read more…

May Relaxation Retreat

Special offer Spring Relaxation Retreat!  In May we are running our first Relaxation week of the year. This will be our sixth year running our retreats and holidays in the Highlands of Scotland. I can’t believe all that time has passed… and yet at the same time so much has changed since we first started … read more…

Wild Rose News & Offers

  Spring Newsletter Finally spring is here -then it’s gone and now it’s back again! We have had beautiful sunshine through to snow over the last few weeks, but back to sunshine now, so let’s hope it lasts for the sake of our seedlings! Everything seems to be late this year, the nettles are just … read more…

Spring Relaxation Retreat

After a busy winter I can’t believe we are edging closer to spring, the last few weeks have been absolutely beautiful up here, two weeks of sunshine in February  quite wonderful! Alex and I are now getting ready for the coming season. Our weekend and day courses start in April and our first Relaxation Retreat is … read more…