SPORTS

Our selection of sports camps combine bespoke training programs with sumptuous food, amazing facilities and picturesque surroundings. Some camps are adult only, others offer training for the entire family.

We partner with leading sports professionals - sports scientists; coaches; physiotherapists; and nutritionists - to deliver highly tailored programs for each attendee. 1-1 assessments are conducted, alongside small group and whole group training, all targeted to help you achieve your objectives.

Become your best.

TRIATHLON

First class, luxury triathlon retreats delivered in partnership with leading coaches and triathletes. Feel like an elite athlete as you are assessed, 1-1, by sports scientists and your technique is analysed in depth by some of the most respected coaches in Europe and the World. Recuperate and relax in the beauty of our Chateau and in the company of some of your household triathlon and multi-sport heroes.

dave scott masterclass

achieve your potential

Dave Scott has partnered with Group Evolution to deliver the ultimate triathlon performance clinic. Learn from "the Man" - a 6 time Ironman world champion, the first inductee into the Triathlon Hall of Fame and Master Coach who has been coaching elites and age groupers for over 40 years.

Dave will deliver a comprehensive swim, bike, run program, also focussing on essential strength and conditioning drills and nutritional strategies. Don't miss out on this transformative experience.

FAMILY friendly holidays

HAPPIER TOGETHER

Designed for active families who like to be spoilt. With on-site childcare, expert support and training for children and personalised activities for the parents, these are family activity hilidays, with a difference .. they are designed around you! Enjoyable family excursions form part of the plan! And if you want some r & r this can be arranged too.

All inclusive breaks delivered by highly skilled professionals at our beautiful Chateau. A memorable, luxury family holiday, tailored to you, enjoyed by all the family.

PERFORMANCE camps

prepare to succeed

Whatever your ambitions, abilities or experience our performance training camps help you take your training to the next level. Our experts assess technique, physiology, mental preparation and diet, with 1-1 assessments conducted in parallel to small group and group training sessions, all tailored to you. Traditional training is supplemented by strength and conditioning and targeted recovery sessions.

Pre-season enjoy our bespoke, 'Next Level' and 'Going Long' training camps, focused upon all aspects of your performance and training.

swimming

Our swimming retreats help improve your swimming efficiency whilst enjoying a re-energising break at our 19th Century Chateau. Expert, well-respected, coaches guide your swim program, with varied, fully supported open water swims and technique sessions in our private, 5-lane, 25 metre pool. 1-1 expert analysis of your technique informs your small group and group sessions - setting you on the path to improvement. All set against the backdrop of our luxurious Chateau de la Motte Henry and its 27 acres of parkland grounds.

swim WELL

technique and relaxation

Renowned freestyle swimming coaches lead our swim well camps. You will explore the local, tranquil, swimming lakes, hone your technique in our 25 metre, 5-lane pool and benefit from 1-1 and small group attention. Additionally, you can enjoy our on-site yoga classes, therapeutic massage and expert sports science assessments. All within the stunning setting that is Chateau de la Motte Henry, conveniently located for the UK and Europe.

Everything during your stay is included: nutritious food and drink; luxurious accommodation; and exclusive use of the Chateau, its grounds and extensive facilities. Relax in the company of like-minded individuals whilst you evolve your swimming for the challenges ahead.

Swim Smooth evolution

with fiona ford

Hosted by ex-pro triathlete, globally certified Swim Smooth coach, sports nutritionist and leading triathlon coach, Fiona Ford, enjoy our swim well long weekend. The focus will be upon evolving your swim as you move towards the new season. In your downtime, what could be better than to chill out in our spacious, 27-acre Estate.

Everything's included once you arrive, all food & drink, training & therapy and, of course, sumptuous accommodation in the glorious 19th Century, Chateau de la Motte Henry. The Chateau is conveniently located for travel from the UK and Europe by plane, car, ferry and train.

RUNNING

Our luxury running retreats, delivered in partnership with leading coaches, are perfect for newbies, veterans and serious improvers. In 2022 former international athletes and now leading coaches - Liz and Martin Yelling - are joined by the 'Indiana Jones of running', Shane Benzie to improve your running. We provide a level of support that treats you like an elite athlete, in an inspirational, boutique hotel environment. 1-1 assessments and group training sessions are tailored both to you and to your objectives.

RUN WELL week

with Martin Yelling

Whatever your level, prepare your mind and body for your next running challenge at our 'fairytale' Chateau in the Pays de la Loire.

Daily, ability-based, group runs brilliantly complement 1-1 assessment and small group activity on the stunning towpaths, trails and tracks of the Pays de la Loire. Morning and evening stretching classes prepare you for activity and aid your recovery. In the evening relax in our 27 acres of beautiful woodland grounds, attend informative seminars and meet like-minded individuals whilst enjoying our nutritious food and drink.

Hosted by professional coach and former elite level runner Martin Yelling, alongside our team of highly qualified sports scientists and therapists.

RUN to wellness weekends

Join our Running Ambassadors, at our signature Run to Wellness retreat.

Re-balance throughout the weekend, drawing mental and physical benefit from our mindful running, meditative and wellbeing program. Energise whilst enjoying the picturesque running trails and tracks in the Pays de la Loire. And relax at our stunning Chateau with its boutique style accommodation and superb health and fitness facilities.

And enjoy meeting like-minded individuals whilst savouring our nutritious and delicious food and drink.

the lost art of running

with Shane Benzie

New for 2022, running technique coach, movement guru and best selling author, Shane Benzie, comes to our 'fairytale' Chateau to host our lost art of running clinic.

You will benefit from 1-1 video and movement sensor analysis of your running, detailed small group training sessions and picturesque daily, ability-based group runs to put what you learn into practice. Morning and evening classes prepare you for the days' activity and aid your recovery.

When not training, relax in 27 acres of beautiful woodland grounds, make use of our health and fitness facilities, and attend informative seminars with Shane and the team.

CYCLING

Our cycling retreats provide a truly unforgettable experience. Fully supported rides through the rolling terrain of the Mayenne, neighbouring Brittany and the Alpes Mancelles - often accompanied by ex-pro peloton riders. 1-1 expert analysis of your technique and your physiology. Bike transfers from the UK and goodie bags on arrival. On the road nutrition and all meals included (even café stops!). Evening massage and group social time set against the backdrop of our luxurious Chateau.

cycling nirvana

Luxury Cycling Holiday

This unique cycling holiday, combines the best the Loire has to offer with the best of cycling. Based out of our gorgeous Chateau, group rides are led by ex-pro peloton cyclists with 1-1 assessments of your technique, physiology and biomechanics, delivered by degree qualified experts. On daily, fully supported, group rides, you will experience the rolling beauty of the Mayenne and the Alpes Mancelles. In 2022, you will also experience two stages of the Tour de France, from 2019 and 2021, following the footsteps of the pro-peloton. Once home you will enjoy delicious and nutritious meals, boutique style luxury accommodation; relaxing, therapeutic massage and post ride pilates or yoga. Make memories with friends, old and new.

golf

Enjoy our relaxing golf breaks, based at our gorgeous Chateau in the Pays de la Loire. Enjoy exclusive use of our Chateau with its great fitness facilities, picturesque grounds, comfortable accommodation and fabulous food and drink. Golf amongst friends on some of the hidden gem courses in the Pays de la Loire. And improve your game and conditioning with our golf pros, golf conditioning coaches, sports scientists and therapists delivering 1-1, small group and group sessions, at the courses and back at the Chateau. Equipment transfers from the UK and goodie bags on arrival help make your break even more special. We welcome, and have a series of excursions and activities, for non-playing partners.

golf evolution

Luxury Golf Break

Our signature, long weekend, golf break provides something for everyone. Great golf on hidden gem courses, such as Sable Solesmes, with uncrowded fairways hugging the meandering River Sarthe. Professional coaching and tailored conditioning to help you gain yards and avoid niggles. And a joyous stay at Chateau de la Motte Henry, with superb health and fitness facilities, spacious parkland grounds, luxurious accommodation and superb food and drink. We welcome non-playing partners who can sample the local sights and spas or simply relax on site and enjoy daily exercise classes and personal therapies. Easily accessible by car, ferry, train and plane from the UK, guests will have exclusive use of the spacious Chateau, health facilities and picturesque grounds. Everything is included; golf, coaching, therapies, excursions and all food and drink.

UPCOMING RETREATS

The Lost Art of Running with Shane Benzie

12th-18th May 2022 | 7 days

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Assumes 2 guests sharing twin or double room. Single room supplement £300.

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Team Oxygen Addict with Rob Wilby (May 2022)

19th - 25th May 2022 |

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Assumes 2 people sharing a twin room, single person supplement from £250.

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Achieve your Potential

3rd - 11th June 2022 | Achieve your Potential

From £1,400

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The Next Level Triathlon Camp

12th - 18th June 2022 | The Next Level

From £1,200
Assumes 2 people sharing a twin room, single person supplement from £300. Larger group discounts.

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Swim Smooth Evolution

18th - 21st June 2022 | Long weekend

From £875
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Run Well with Martin Yelling

23rd-29th June 2022 | 7 days

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Cycling Nirvana

11th - 18th July 2022 | Luxury cycling retreat

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Assumes 2 people sharing twin, en-suite double room. Single person supplement £350.

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Happier Together with Sports Generation

23rd - 31st August 2022 | Family activity holiday with Sports Generation

From £1,300 per person
All-inclusive

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Run to Wellness

9th - 13th September 2022 | Long Weekend

From £975
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Swim Well

30th September - 3rd October 2022 | 3 night / 4 days

From £875
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