Residential Workshops and Retreats at Trallwyn Cottages Pembrokeshire




Anam Cara Healing Weekend Retreat - with Lisa Woods - 5th- 8th October 2012

A healing and nurturing space to explore the dance between spirit and soul....held by the magic that comes from a sense of community and belonging.  Relaxation time..nature walks.. chanting...ritual  and creative expression are just some of the wonderful things we will share together during this retreat.

Cost £180

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Contact Lisa on 07790 552293/ Email:



Individual Retreats - Available all Year

Many people come and stay at Trallwyn for peaceful retreat space. A wonderful place for meditation, alone time, re- connection in this wild +beautiful landscape...

Most popular retreat spaces are : Trallwyn Yurt, Trallwyn Bach, Trallwyn Cottage and Trallwyn Cowshed...

If you are unsure which to through the options with Anna.

Cost Short breaks from £120 weeks from £180

Contact Anna on 01994 419278 or email:



Group Retreats + Workshops + Group Gatherings

Trallwyn is an ideal setting for small and large groups + retreats.

Maximum people in all cottages- 21- Cottages plus Yurt - 25 - or total of 31 using the 3 bedsettees...

We have a small groups room which can be hired in conjunction with the cottages. And sometimes people use the Yurt as a Workshop space.

People also rent all the Cottages for family gatherings, birthdays and other special occasions...

If you are interested in running a workshop or making a group booking...please cotact Anna to discuss the options...

Contact Anna on 01994 419278 or email:


Pottery Residential Workshops - with Anna Kavanagh - dates of your choice

A Creative break for complete beginners and the more experienced...

Residential Weeks
~ Morning tuition and afternoon use of Workshop ~ Weekly Workshops usually begin on Sunday late afternoon ~ evening and finish on Saturday morning when the kiln is opened ~ all food is vegetarian ~ self serve breakfast ~ light lunch ~ and home-cooked evening meal.

Bedrooms ~ are located in one of Trallwyn Cottages in twin or 3 bedded rooms. Single and double bedrooms are sometimes available please ask Anna.

Pottery Tuition ~ From 10am-1pm...Teaching time and use of the Workshop in the afternoon ~ Suitable for the complete beginner and the more experienced ~ a beautiful environment ~ a safe place in which to play ~ creative expression ~ hand building ~ throwing on the wheel ~ firing ~ glazing and decorating...

Workshop facilities ~ There are two electric wheels and tables to work at for hand building ~ with whirlers, rolling pins, cloths, moulds and tools. It is a good idea to discuss your requirements with Anna.

Group size ~ For Residential Workshops there are up to 4 people in the group to give you quality individual teaching.

Pots ~Very large pots will not dry out in a week and can be taken home unfired or left with Anna to be fired at a later date...Medium sized work should be made first and smaller pieces nearer to the firing day if you want to fire and glaze most of your work.

Clays ~ We work in terracotta and stoneware but don’t mix the do please enquire with Anna which is being used in the Workshop at the time of your course. There are coloured slips and various glazes and colours for use with both types of clay. The first 3-4 days are for making pots and then they are biscuit fired over night.

Firing ~ The first firing usually takes place on the Wednesday afternoon/evening. Only pots that are bone dry can go into the kiln for the biscuit firing...The following day is the glazing day when the pots can be glazed and decorated before a final firing on Friday night…

Availability ~ There is only limited availability for Residential Workshops...If one is not available at the times you would like to visit... please check with Anna...It may still be possible to do the pottery by renting one of the self catering cottages and booking into the pottery for tuition on a separate basis. This is the only option in the 6 week Summer School Holidays. If you are are a group... and you would like to book a residential week…do ring Anna to discuss the possibility of other dates...


Weekly rate…£625

(Single room supplement £120)

Residential Workshops include full board (vegetarian) Accommodation and pottery tuition...Also included in price the first 5 pounds in weight of pottery produced…It is occasionally possible for non potting partners to stay for the week when numbers are low…

Cost of week £340

Extra night B+B £35pp...

Full board £60pp per day when conjunction with Pottery Workshops only.

Contact Anna on 01994 419278 or email:

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