How it Works

What to expect

Small group sizes (8 – 14 per trip)
Mix of learners and Mandarin native speakers
Suitable for all levels, beginner to advanced
Transport provided within 25 miles of Leeds, Manchester, York, Sheffield and Hull
Fun activities including making chinese dumplings and playing mahjong
All meals provided and included in the price
Unfortunately we can’t accept children on the trip

Upcoming retreats & goodies

April 21 – 23, Currer Laithe Farmhouse, West Yorkshire

June 9 – 11, Currer Laithe Farmhouse, West Yorkshire


Currer Laithe Farmhouse is set in the beautiful West Yorkshire countryside near the market town of Keighley. View on map

We can give you a lift to and from the events if you are within 25 miles of Hull, York, Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford or Manchester. There is free parking on site and and if you are able to make your own way there you will qualify for a £50 discount.


The April retreat is sponsored by our partner, LTL Language School. LTL are offering all who book this date 10 online Chinese classes as part of the package. If you book the June retreat you will receive five free classes. The classes won’t take place during the retreat – instead you can schedule them at a time that works for you.

If you book a retreat you will also receive two months free subscription to the excellent Mandarin learning website Hack Chinese.

If you have any queries about our retreats or would just like to chat please reach out via the contacts page.

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Itinerary for next retreats

  • 21:00: Greetings & icebreakers
  • 21:30-23:00: Cocoa, decaf tea & chat
  • 10:30-11:30: Full English / Continental Breakfast
  • 12:00-14:30: Hiking walk
  • 15:00-16:00: Late Lunch / Snacks
  • 16:00-18:00: Rest / Chill
  • 18:00-20:00: Make Chinese dumplings & eat evening meal
  • 20:00-23:00: Board games, Mahjong & movie
  • 09:00-10:00: Continental Breakfast
  • 12:00-13:00: Lunch
  • 13:00-16:30: Local sightseeing
  • 16:30-17:00: Farewell


We have the following price plan:
  • £299 for a single/bunk bed in a shared room for 2 nights
  • £369 for a single bed in private room for 2 nights
  • £589 per couple for 2 nights (double bed in a private room)
  • £50 discount if you are willing to make your own way to the event

We allow cancellation up to 10 days before the event for a £75 cancellation fee. We will not refund bookings within 10 days prior to the event.

Any questions? Please contact us!

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