Loch Fyne, Scotland
The UK’s Festival of Yoga and Adventure – 4-5-6 May 2018
Scapa Fest’s core mission is to create a community around Yoga, Movement, Adventure and Mindful Living.
What could possibly be better than a full weekend of amazing yoga flows, mindful walks & hikes, bushcraft & foraging skills, constellation exploration, gatherings by the loch, and plenty of life-changing experiences?
Our unique vision weaves together mind-body health, environmental action and outdoor education.With over 20 experts leading 130+ workshops, talks and performances inspired by the natural world for all ages and levels. It’s a one-a-kind immersive experience, for all mind-body-nature explorers.
A weekend of all-encompassing Yoga and Adventure lifestyle, in one of the world’s most beautiful locations. The Ardkinglas Estate, is on the shore of Loch Fyne and provides a spectacular backdrop of mountains, mature woodlands and the water’s edge.
Loch Fyne, Scotland
Yoga & Adventure
1000 max. guests
Guys & Girls
Gear Not Incl.
- 3 Days of all encompassing yoga & Adventure lifestyle
- Access to the festival grounds
- Access to workshops, classes and talks by leading experts & adventurers (once you have purchased your ticket you will be given access to our online scheduling platform, where you will be able to register for the workshops, talks and classes you would like to attend)
- Music Fri/Sat & Sun Night
- Camping space for your own tent
…and what’s not
Yoga: Mindfulness in Motion
Over our 3 day festival you will have the opportunity to attend classes and workshops in different types of yoga and movement practices. These workshops have been specially curated for Scapa Fest and will allow you to discover, further explore and enjoy the various physical and mental benefits each style can bring you. At Scapa Fest, yoga is our way of being.
Wherever you are on your mindful movement journey, beginner or daily practitioner, we offer you the opportunity to engage fully and creatively with your physical body. Whatever your desired focus: whether you’re seeking an energetic, strength-focused practice; a perfectly crafted flowing sequence; relaxing long-held poses; an acrobatic balancing act; or to simply learn the foundations of the physical practice of yoga, Scapa Fest gives you the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s best teachers and our most outstanding local instructors.
Harness the power of the moving body and connect with Nature in as many ways as possible, and you’ll discover the joy of living in balance with the world around you from day to day, season to season. At Scapa Fest, yoga is so much more than connecting with the body, it’s about reconnecting with the world around us.
What to expect
Nestled between the calm of mature woodland and the water’s edge you’ll have the opportunity to take your yoga practice from sunrise to sunset. Scapa Fest 2018 will be held from Friday May 4th to Sunday May 6th 2018 on the grounds of the stunning Ardkinglas Estate looking over the shores of Loch Fyne on the West Coast of Scotland. We offer classes and workshops for all levels and styles:
An alignment-based, dynamic practice that links movement and breath in a flowing, creative sequence.
Renowned as an intensely physical and internally focused practice that emphasises how to carry a transformative experience off the mat and into daily life. The practice challenges students to access their whole being and to use Forrest Yoga as a path to finding and then cleansing the emotional and mental blocks that dictate and limit their lives. Students cultivate an acute awareness of their own practice and life process, creating a unique and powerful opportunity for them to make practical life decisions based on their own experiences.
A gentle and relaxing practice sequencing long-held seated poses.
Both the parent and the child practicing together.
Yoga for Youth and Teens:
Focused on developing self-discovery and physical and emotional resilience in children and teenagers.
Adventure: A Unique Adventure Weekend in Scotland
Challenge what you know, explore and discover, learn and become the best version of yourself. Load up the car with the bare essential and embark on a weekend of life-changing experiences. Scapa Fest 2018 will be a truly unique Adventure Weekend experience.
Our forest trail runs, loch side slacklining sessions, sunrise hikes, and kayaking excursions will provide a unique weekend experience. However, our activities are only the vector of something bigger: a lesson in the spirit of adventure.
Adventure is a mindset. Adventure is a way of life. Connect to your sense of wonder and let your curiosity lead the way. Head tilted up to the stars, answer the call of the wild and, for a weekend, become one with Nature.
Immerse in Nature
At Scapa Fest, you’ll immerse yourself in the outstanding beauty and wilderness of Ardkinglas Estate, on the shore of Loch Fyne, nestled between the calm of mature woodlands and the mountains. For a weekend, the water, the mountain and the forest will become your natural elements. Fill your lungs with the fresh air of open spaces. Let the sea set your mind free. Find bliss in the forest.
Seek a challenge and learn something new
Leap boldly into Nature and tune it to discover your true potential through a range of adventure pursuits activities offered by the best and accomplished instructors from Scotland and beyond. Challenge yourself and find your true pace, away from the routine. At Scapa Fest, we are committed to creating unique and inspiring opportunities to discover, explore and connect with your wildest dreams.
- Open water swimming
- Trail running
- Forest walks
- Coastal and Forest Foraging
- Night navigation
Family: A Family Festival
This is a Family Festival. It is a place for families to share discoveries and practices through transgenerational activities: learning from doing together. Scapa Fest has a dedicated children and families programme, all available on our interactive schedule page.
At Scapa Fest 2018, you will camp on the grounds of the stunning Ardkinglas Estate nestled between the woodland and the shores of Loch Fyne.
Camping in your own Tent
We have two campsites at Scapa Fest: a very large field open to everyone, including families, and a walled garden, ideal for families with young children.
Camping (in your own tent) is included in the ticket price.
We also have a dedicated area for a small number of campervans. Spaces for campervans are free but ticketed*.
Glamping in Bell Tents by Tee & Toast Glamping
Our Glamping Village is set in the Walled Garden of Ardkinglas Estate and provide you with the opportunity to make Scapa Fest even more special. Tee & Toast Glamping will make sure your stay is ultra comfortable. All you need to do is turn up and settle down into your own luxury 5m bell tent.
From £112.50 per person for the whole weekend (3 nights), book yours now and make your Scapa Fest experience even more unforgettable!
Each stunning bell tent can accommodate two to four guests in the configuration you want (1 Queen, 1 Queen+ 2 single, 3 singles etc…), and includes:
Luxury Queen/single air beds
Duvet and pillows
Luxury bed linen
Throws and cushions
Prices per tent:*
2 people £350 // 3 or 4 people £450
* Bank transfer payments are free. Debit and credit card payments incur a 3% charge. Paypal payments incur a 2% charge. Does not include access to the festival. *Festival ticket required.
We’ve teamed up with local Hotels, Guest Houses and B&Bs, all within 20 miles of Scapa Fest.
(This list is subject to new additions & changes, so please check back regularly)
Stage Coach Inn, Cairndow.
19 rooms, food served 12-8.45 daily (reservations recommended). Guests will get a 10% off food voucher if they book direct on the website.
Tel: 01499600286 – firstname.lastname@example.org – www.cairndowinn.com
The Creggans Inn, Strachur.
Tel: 01369 860279 – email@example.com – www.creggans-inn.co.uk
Forest Holidays Ardgartan, Argyll
Enter SCAPA18 to save 10% off luxury cabins with private hot tubs at Forest Holidays’ Ardgartan Argyll location (discount applies to cabin price only, may not be used in conjunction with any other offer and cannot be applied retrospectively).
Tel:03330 110495 – www.forestholidays.co.uk
Tel: 07823554508 – firstname.lastname@example.org – www.lochgoilheadholidays.com
Bruce Arms | Luxury Lochside Letting | Strachur
www.brucearms.co.uk – www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/11001926 – www.elitecottages.co.uk/listing/bruce-arms/
Thistle Guest House, St Catherines
Tel: 01499 302209 – email@example.com – www.thistlehouseguesthouse.com
The Shorehouse Inn, Lochgoilhead
Tel: 01301 703340 – firstname.lastname@example.org – www.theshorehouse.net
Your itinerary will be totally up to you, once you have made your booking you will be able to access the online schedule where you can sign up for all the work shops and classes that you want to take part in. Some of these workshops have limited availability so the sooner you book the better.
You can do as much or as little as you like from YOGA, DANCE and STORYTELLING to ADVENTURE, MEDITATION and TALKS we’re sure you will find plenty to keep yourself immersed and engaged.
Here’s an Example of some of the work shops that will be on offer:
|Lunar Acro Yoga||Lunar Acro Yoga||Solar Acro Yoga|
|Den Building/Fire Lighting/Camp Craft Cooking||Solar Acro Yoga||Flow With It|
|Katrino Yoga||Tales of Dawn||Chi Gung Walk & Solo|
|Cordage and Crafts||Death & Desires Detox Workshop||Den Building/Fire Lighting/Camp Craft Cooking|
|Family Yoga Adventure||Kids Mindful Activity Zone||From Plant to Pill to Plate|
|Wood carving/ Seed bombs & Natural Printing||Outdoor Philosophy Sea Kayak||Cultivating Kali|
|Hunter Gatherer||Den Building/Fire Lighting/Camp Craft Cooking||Family Yoga Adventure|
|Knife Crafts||Seaweed & Eat it||Whakapapa – Walking With Our Story|
|Tween Yoga||I am Enough||Kids Yoga|
|Opening Ceremony||Family Yoga Adventure||Ecastatic Dance|
|Melt into Motion||Kids Yoga||Story Making|
|Constellations Night Walk||Foraging, Natural Dying & Nordic Slinging||Yoga Philosophy|
|Life Cycle||Creatures of the Sea||Teen Mindful Activity Zone|
|Teen Mindful Activity Zone||The Ashram Experience||The Life Cycle|
|The Bardic Fire||Constellations Night Walk||Wrap your Words Around Your Sleep|
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