your guides



Tim has lived and worked on the land for the last 25 years. He is a qualified Bushcraft and Nature Awareness instructor, professional yurt builder, spoon carver, woodsman, and horseman.

He has trained with John Ryder at the Woodcraft School and qualified as a Bushcraft and Nature awareness Instructor in 2008. He completed a Facilitators Course and Wild Mindfulness Course with Natural Change, a Basic Guide Training Course with Way of Nature, and completed The Art of Mentoring, Rings 1 and 2. He practices mindfulness and is currently training to be a life coach.



Ilma is an action researcher, nature connector, budding storyteller, meditation and yoga teacher, and kung fu practitioner whose day job involves changing the economic system we live in towards regenerative and inclusive circular economy.

Ilma is particularly passionate about guiding people through experiences in nature towards more connection, love and meaning in our lives. Her training includes basic Guide Training with Way of Nature UK, Call of the Wild professional outdoor education training with Schumacher’s College and WildWise and MSc Sustainability and Responsibility from Ashridge Executive Education.



After working for many years in project management in the City, Jenny Jones decided to dedicate her business and organisational skills into arranging something a little closer to her heart, retreats!

Jenny has been practicing yoga for over a decade and trained to be a yoga teacher in 2015. She is a fully qualified 200 hour Yoga Alliance, Yoga and Mindfulness instructor who trained with Gemma Mallol, Blanche Mulholland, Marcela Wakehamand Nora Belton in Ibiza, Spain. Jenny studied Somatic and Scaravelli Yoga styles while attending the ‘Still Flowing Yoga Teacher Training’ course, and gained insight into Buddhist Principles of Mindfulness.

Jenny is drawn to Mindfulness teachings and is inspired by movement and playfulness within Yoga.



Margaret is trained as a psychotherapist, researcher and outdoor educator. She also works as an artist, and is currently studying for a Masters in Art and Humanities at Dundee University.

Her work is focused on strengthening connections between people and the rest of nature, and on weaving together different ways of understanding the world.