Our retreat in the Creuse, Nouvelle Aquitane (ex-Limousin) region of central France, offers an opportunity to become immersed in the peaceful tranquility of a river running through 6 acres of woodland.
We offer week-long Retreats which include yoga & massage sessions complete with spa.
Situated at an old, renovated water mill called the Moulin Bleu (Blue Mill) along a 300 meter stretch of the River Gourbillon, Forest Life itself encompasses 6 acres of the Forest de Clairavaux within the Regional Millevaches Nature Reserve with plenty of access to other areas within the Nature Reserve such as the famous Lac de Vassivierre and mountainous, volcanic peaks of the Chaîne des Puys and Puy de Sansy.
With it’s own woodland, meadows and riverside there is plenty of opportunity to learn about nature and wildlife, as well as relaxing in our rustic and rural setting.
At Forest Life you can rewild in the woods or by the river by getting closer to nature or relax using the yoga & massage therapy sessions lead by our qualified therapist and yoga teacher and use our excellent spa facility.
Accommodation is pleasantly rustic with a luxury bell tent option complete with electricity, and outdoor cooking facilities. There are indoor toilet and shower facilities and a washing machine just a short walk from the accommodation area. Of course, for the more adventurous, you can wild-camp in the 6 acres of woods or perhaps camp by the river
Forest Life’s remoteness has meant that much of the modern world has passed it by; however the area is serviced by three airports; Limoges, Brive la Guillarde or Claremont-Ferrand all approx. 1 hour 40 minutes away.