At Backbury House Retreats, we offer a well-equipped creative studio and a working vineyard.

Our six-acre estate is nestled amongst idyllic countryside, abundant with wildlife and is within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Click on the icons below to learn more about what we can offer you in this beautiful location.
Sharon Brookes image, Proprietor of Backbury House Retreats.

We hope that you enjoy scrolling through our pages and learning about Backbury House Retreats. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: [email protected]

Our website has been designed to be informative and easy to navigate. Please note that our retreat information is located on our Retreat Packages pages and our courses under classes and workshops.

You may also enjoy learning about our vineyard tours and wine tastings. Please visit our Backbury House Vineyard page to learn more.

We look forward to meeting you shortly.

Sharon Brookes

Proprietor and Tutor

Art, photography and wellbeing retreats in the Wye Valley


We are proud of our reputation for offering excellent retreats. Below are some comments from recent participants.
Amanda Graham

Amanda Graham

Portrait Photography Retreat

"As a confident wildlife photographer, but new to portrait work, this was a great workshop. Sharon made the session relaxed and fun, and also provided many creative ideas to take away and develop further".

Alan Jones

Alan Jones

Portrait Photography Retreat

"Sharon organised a great workshop on studio portraits, creating a friendly atmosphere to experiment with various creative techniques. The session was great fun and I was amazed by the results you can achieve just using simple everyday materials if you get the light right. Highly recommended"

Backbury House Retreats

Checkley, Hereford HR1 4NA
07584 081970

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