What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

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Weekend Residential Yoga Retreat

4th February @ 4:00 pm - 6th February @ 2:00 pm


Want to reconnect to life…?

Need inspiration from nature..?

Would you like quality time to yourself or with a friend or loved one away from the fast paced life..?

Finding it hard to practice or even start practicing Yoga and Meditation..?

Or just would like to deepen your awareness with a clear head and open heart?

If yes to any of the above…

We have you covered.

It is our intention to nourish your body, mind and soul through yoga, meditation, time in nature, healthy living, open fires and the best of locally sourced produced and home vegan cooking. We have a fully stocked kitchen garden filled with seasonal organic herbs, fruits & vegetables that are the basis of all our cuisine.

The Setting – Nestled in 5 acres of ancient native woodland, the sumptuous Blackhill Woods Retreat in the Heritage Town of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, Ireland.

The Accommodation – Beautifully designed Georgian style house with super cosy beds and luxury shared bedrooms

This product purchases a Residential weekend for 1 Person sharing a Twin/Triple Bedroom.

(If you want to book for 2 sharing please let us know before purchase to make sure of availability.)


4th February @ 4:00 pm
6th February @ 2:00 pm
Blackhill Woods Retreat