CAT PATERSON- RETREAT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

PROPERTY ARRANGEMENTS

Your Retreat Venue: Craobh Haven, Oban (full location details will be provided nearer to the retreat date).

Your retreat dates: 10th October to 13th October 2023.

 

Retreat Cost: Full payment Price £1100.00

 

Payment Plans are available – please enquire by emailing cat@catpaterson.com for details.

 

We are here to welcome you from 12noon on day of arrival, departing at 10am on our final day. 

 

Please note: We must be out of the property no later than 10am on the final day.

 

Detailed instructions for arrival and directions will be provided well in advance of the retreat start date, together with a contact number to use during your stay.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation in a luxury house with single occupancy in each large room.

 

There are 2 rooms with a private ensuite and a room next to a family shower room. Rooms will be allocated fairly by drawing names once everyone has arrived. Rest assured you will have a private,single occupancy room for complete privacy.

 

FACILITIES:

Wifi, Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided with snacks, tea/coffee available at any time.

You also have the option to walk down to the Marina for lunch – this is not included in the retreat price.

THE TRANSFORMATION

Daily group coaching sessions with Cat, gentle movement/exercise each morning to set us up for the day, one holistic treatment during the week with Jen Wilson. The focus is SPACE. The context: SPACE to grow, SPACE to learn, SPACE to reset, SPACE to contemplate, SPACE for you.

Group gentle exercise to start each day, group coaching conversations each day and 1 x 1:1 session with Cat as well as a holistic treatment to ensure you fully rest and reset. 

There will also be plenty of down time for you to have quiet time to read, do a bit of work although we’d recommend a walk in nature instead.

OUR PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICIES (important – please read)

Full fee must be paid as per payment plan agreement. If during/after payment you need to cancel your confirmed arrangement, you MUST advise Cat Paterson in writing.

If you cancel by 12 noon on 1st July 2023 – a refund (minus 10% admin fee) will be made.

If you cancel after that date/time a refund will only be made if we are able to successfully resell your place as the accommodation and catering will have been paid in advance. We usually have a waiting list but cannot guarantee this. Due to the intimate nature of the retreat, and our values around psychological safety, we ensure that all retreat attendees will be a good fit.

 

All payment plans MUST be completed by 31st August 2023.

 

We therefore recommend personal insurance to cover cancellation on your part.

 

In the unlikely event that Cat Paterson has to cancel the retreat – we will refund the full cost of your retreat.

 

In the event that there is a problem with the property we will endeavour to secure a similar property, in a similar geographical location, in order to ensure continuity of the retreat.

TRAVEL AND TRANSFERS

Travel and transfers are not included in the cost or arrangements for the retreat. Please make your own arrangements for this.

 

Due to the remote nature of the retreat, we recommend driving where possible – the roads are decent A class roads and there are no single track roads to navigate. Arrival and departure times have been considered for travelling in the best light possible.

 

Trains: Trains from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban, then a 35 min taxi journey/drive to the retreat.

Driving: From the north, via Oban.

From the south, via Lochgilphead.

 

A private Facebook group will be created for each retreat group so that you can link with other retreat participants to facilitate common arrival times and potential shared transfer.

INSURANCE

While our retreat insurance includes professional Indemnity insurance and public liability for the retreat, it does not include personal travel or personal medical insurance. 

 

Cancellation insurance is also recommended, for any circumstances where you have to cancel.

 

SAFETY AND SECURITY

Whilst on retreat you must take reasonable responsibility for the safety and security of your personal possessions and that of the property. Any damage reported to the property owner will be recharged to the retreat participant responsible,

 

The retreat organisers cannot be held responsible for any circumstances beyond their control.

 

The use of the accommodation facilities and any participation in additional activities e.g. nature walks and boat trips is entirely at your own risk.

 

FOOD AND DRINK

Fresh Food: breakfast, lunch, snacks and evening meals AND all tea/coffee are provided for the retreat duration. 

 

We will ask in pre retreat communication for information on food preferences and allergies.

 

If there is something specific that we cannot provide we will let you know in advance.

 

Alcohol: Whilst this is not a dry/alcohol free retreat, we ask that you’re sensible and respect your other retreat participantsl. We don’t want to be party poopers, as this is also a break, however, we want you to get the most out of the retreat; coaching, gentle exercise and treatments. We start each day at 8am,

HEALTH

We require completion of a pre-trip registration form which includes any current medical (physical and mental) health details, key past medical history, medication and allergies. 

 

This will allow us to ensure your safety during retreat and have medical information (and emergency contact information) for any unforeseen circumstances and will be issued prior to the retreat.

 

Therapists providing holistic treatments, massage, exercise may complete more detailed health information collection prior to any therapies.

 

COVID Procedures

My business is taking extra precautions with our event to ensure we ensure the safety and wellbeing of clients who are joining us in person. If you have COVID please do not attend the retreat – please ensure you have cancellation insurance in place. It is your responsibility to complete/meet the costs of all forms and tests required for travel into the UK and be compliant with these as required.

AGREEMENT

On booking you agree to the terms and conditions and release liability in relation to risk in areas above.

(Please note your place on retreat will not be secured until your full or first payment is made and the release form signed and returned). You will be sent a copy to return signed and dated.