Making Sense of your Menopause Retreat

St. Monans Fife

Friday 28th-Sunday 30th April 2023

A restful nourishing weekend for women in the midst of menopause with personalised support from a highly experienced menopause coach and space to reflect on midlife and womanhood.

Are you over forty and not feeling like yourself or in the thick of it going through menopause?

Do you feel a bit lost, not yourself, or isolated and are unsure who to talk to?

Want to feel supported and better about navigating menopause, instead of looking back and wishing for the past?

This weekend retreat is the perfect opportunity to wind down, learn more about what is going on for you, and to spend time with women at a similar stage of life.

Join us to:

  • Enjoy personalised support from a highly experienced menopause coach.
  • Feel the support of women who understand what it’s like.
  • Experience some fun and relaxation away from your usual commitments.
  • Immerse yourself in the benefits of delicious organic food, extra sleep, a walk by the sea, a sauna, stories round the fire…

By the end of this weekend you will know that you are not on your own, and you will feel more rested, resourced and resilient going forward into the next stage of your life.


Each guest will have their own room with Fairtrade organic bedding and towels.

The sauna in the garden


Our food is organic and from the garden where possible otherwise sourced locally.

One of your hosts Angie is an expert in knowing how to create delicious food which is nourishing-ideal for balancing blood sugars and reducing inflammation. We can accommodate your dietary requirements. Just let us know what you need.

The walled garden


The Retreat starts at 7.30 on Friday 28th April and finishes after lunch on Sunday 30th April.

Please come (from 6.15pm onwards) for 7pm to get settled into your room and please have your evening meal before you come.

How much does it cost? £495.00

What is included?

  • Meals on Saturday breakfast and lunch on Sunday

What is not included?

  • Friday night evening meal
  • Travel to St Monans

We suggest you bring:

A notepad and pen to make notes

Swimming costume for sauna

Slippers or comfy indoor shoes

Your Hosts

Angie Garton

Angie is a highly experienced menopause coach who also creates sound baths and runs the Facebook group Finding Yourself in Menopause. She has helped countless women as they navigate menopause in a holistic and non-prescriptive way. She is very knowledgable about health, exercise and nutrition as well as HRT and the bigger picture of midlife health.

Marie Louise Cochrane

Marie Louise is a storyteller with a background in social and pastoral, care and counselling. She cares very much about the experiences of women and aspires to be a kind of Midwife for Midlife.

Marie Louise promises a warm welcome and thoughtful hospitality. She brings her storytelling, singing and group animation skills to the weekend.

Angie and Marie Louise in Conversation.

Recently we had a chat about the retreat which you can watch here

Getting Here

The retreat takes place at Stenton Farmhouse, St. Monans, Anstruther KY10 2DF

The X60 bus goes from Edinburgh to St Monans. We can also organise a pick up from Leuchars train station near St. Andrews. We also organise car sharing where possible.

How to find Stenton Farmhouse KY10 2DF

From the West

Stenton Farm is 2.5 miles East of Colinsburgh on the B942. Turn right at the Stenton sign along a narrow farm lane. After 250 metres, do NOT follow the road left (to Stenton Farm Cottages) but proceed slowly forward. At the farm gateway, either proceed straight ahead to park in the yard (beside large piles of felled timber) or bear left towards Stenton Farmhouse (see detailed map).

From the East

Follow the B942 from Pittenweem in the direction of Colinsburgh. About half a mile after the turn to Abercrombie, look out for a ‘Tractors turning’ sign and then turn left along the Stenton farm lane. Thereafter, follow the instructions above.

There is car parking available by the house.

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