If you’re based in London, no doubt you have experienced the buzz around fitness and wellbeing festivals like Balance, Be:Fit and MoveFit. But if you’re further afield, you might be wondering where you can unwind and find your wellness tribe. Whilst the fit festival season is well underway, there’s still plenty of day delights and weekends of wellness to look forward to. We’ve rounded up a few of our fave festivals still to come from across the UK.
Reebok Les Mills Live
When? 1-2 July
Where? ExCel, London
What to expect? Picture booming beats and epic workouts designed to push you to your limits: this is the ultimate weekend of fitness, and it’s not for the faint-hearted. Experience the trademark BODY PUMP, HIIT and LES MILLS GRIT workouts before refreshing your workout wardrobe at the Reebok shop: this expo is for fitness fans not afraid to sweat
How much? £85-£127.50
Leeds Yoga and Wellness Festival
When? 14-16 July
Where? Leeds Dock
What to expect? Celebrating the ever-growing wellness scene in the north of England, this festival brings together independent health, yoga and food brands to inspire you to be your healthiest and happiest self. Expect a variety of classes from AcroYoga to Yin to Rocket, and knowledge based talks on nutrition, philosophy and anatomy — not to mention your foodie favourites to renew and reenergise!
How much? £20-120
When? 22 July
Where? Tabacco Dock, London
What to expect? The ultimate sweat sessions hosted by Lululemon in one of the trendiest East London locations. Fusing yoga zen and mindful meditation with next-level fitness classes and natural nourishment, Sweatlife brings the fitness-savvy and mindfully connected together under one roof.
How much? £30
When? 28-31 July
Where? The Pinetum at the St Clere estate, Kent
What to expect? Featuring a sweat stage, spin studio and forest gym, LoveFit hosts three days of wellbeing workshops, fitness classes and spa treatments designed to unleash your inner goddess. Try paddleboarding on the lake, or sweat out your stress at a kickboxing class before letting your hair down at one of the many after parties.
How much? from £140
When? 3-6 August
Where? Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
What to expect? A festival for the dreamers, Wilderness welcomes the weird, wonderful and wild to indulge in a weekend of breath-taking delights. Rise early for a morning run, take part in a refreshing class with Fierce Grace or XTEND Barre, put on your creative hat and paint by the riverside — or jump right in for a cool down swim. Wilderness fuses the world of pioneering music with wellbeing, and meditation through masterclasses, workshops and talks.
How much? from £178
Nature Nurture at Greenman
When? 17 – 20 August
Where? Brecon Beacons, Wales
What to expect? Tucked away in a quiet corner of Greenman festival, the tranquil Nature Nurture garden provides the perfect retreat from the madness and mischief of festival life. Rejuvenate your body with yoga and Pilates; refresh your soul with a therapeutic massage; or simply recollect with a glass of bubbles in a hot tub.
How much? from £165
When? 18-20 August
Where? Elmore, Gloucester
What to expect? Set in the picturesque Cotswolds, there couldn’t be a better location to escape the bustle of city life and join the wellness circus! Hot yoga, sunset meditation, live music and local ales: Soul Circus is the ultimate example of healthy hedonism, combining a yoga-filled wellbeing retreat with funky festival vibes.
How much? £199 for a weekend ticket
Women’s Health Fit Night Out
When? 5 October
What to expect? Hosted by the UK’s number one fitness and health magazine, expect to be put through your paces by London’s finest PTs. Offering nutrition talks to educate, expert discussions to inspire, and fitness classes to make you sweat, this event promises to be the biggest night on your fitness calendar.
How much? £29