Writers Retreat

A huge thank you to those who attended our Writer’s Retreat from Sunday 4th – Wednesday 7th February! Keep your eyes peeled for new dates to be released soon.

Our writers’ retreat is led by published author and Amazon Top 100 bestseller (UK, Australia and Canada), Anna Mansell. With seven novels under her belt, and an eighth in the works, she is always busy writing. As well as books, Anna writes plays that have been performed in Cornwall and further afield, and is an emerging screenwriter and alumnus of BBC Writersroom (Cornish Voices).

What to Expect

Your break will consist of creative exercises, guided writing sessions and private 1:1 time to discuss your writing aims and objectives. Suitable for those who have an interest in developing their writing, or those who are just starting out, this retreat is intended to be joyful, inspiring, and a kick start to that writing project you’ve always wanted to tackle.

Our Writer’s Retreat break includes a 4 course dinner each night, bed, breakfast plus tea and coffee breaks during the sessions.

Hotel with Hot Tub Cornwall | Budock Vean Hotel

Facilities for Everyone

When you’re not busy writing (or have a non-writing partner coming along with you) the hotel has a beautiful 9 hole, 18 tee parkland golf course, a stunning indoor pool and outdoor hot tub, tennis courts and subtropical gardens that lead down to the Helford River.


Local Attractions

What’s the local area like?

We’re situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; step outside the hotel for glorious walks and day trips.  There’s a plethora of National Trust sites; beaches, woodland and properties a short drive away, or venture a little further to discover more about Cornwall’s mining heritage, visit beautiful fishing coves or have a coffee at England’s most southerly spot at The Lizard.

With so much to see, do and enjoy, you’re going to need a bigger postcard!