The Hybrid Diet inc The 5 Day Diet - September 2021

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This retreat from 2-9 September 2021, in the glorious Fforest Barn Mountain Retreat by Sugarloaf Mountain, South Wales (2,5 hours from London by train or car), led by Patrick Holford, teaches you how to get into ketogenesis, and trigger autophagy for self-repair fast and with the least pain and stay there with Patrick's 5 Day Diet and how to come out into a Slow Carb/Low GL phase. for the last 2 days of this week long retreat. You’ll learn to prepare delicious meals and drinks in both phases and discover Patrick’s seven secrets of 100% health to disease-proof your life.

Read more about the retreat and listen to the testimonials of a few of those who attended - I Lost 8lb on the 5 Day Diet Retreat.


  • A massage (every other day - first one included, £40 thereafter if desired)
  • A steam room and hot tub session
  • Meditations
  • A walk and appropriate exercises
  • Three methods to build stress resilience
  • Seminars to learn the secrets of staying 100% healthy
  • Uplifting films
  • You’ll learn to prepare delicious meals and drinks in both phases, discover Patrick’s seven secrets of 100% health to disease-proof your life as well as having a powerful physical and psychological detox.
  • The retreat includes four coaching sessions, plus meditations, relaxing visualisations and other exercises to help to get on track in your life and let go of obstacles and barriers that hold you back.
  • Daily monitoring of your Ketone and Glucose level
  • Self-monitoring so you can do the Hybrid Diet at home
  • On the 6th day you’ll transition into a Slow Carb phase and, on the 7th day, leave feeling utterly rejuvenated.

Group and food


For more information about the venue and accommodation visit

Accommodation is a mixture of two or three single beds in rooms, double bedrooms in the Old Barn, Dutch Barn, or in an Eco-Pod, Railway Carriage, Shepherd Hut, Romany Gypsy Caravans or Luxury Safari tent, all with heating and comfortable beds, plus easy access to toilets and bathrooms - and breath-taking views. The best option for you will be decided when you contact us - email your name and telephone number to and we will call you back. Alternatively please call us on 07944 689 108.

The barn


Marcelle is a transformational health coach and works with clients who want to take back control of their health and weight. Following the right plan for you can lead to a life full of possibilities and free of limitations. Your plan unfolds as a series of simple easily actioned steps that will work around your lifestyle and at your pace. Great results come from the power of consistent daily habit changes and you are supported through this process. “My clients transform before my eyes, I have the best job in the world”.


Marcelle graduated as a Nutritional Therapist from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2007 and trained as a Zest4Life Health Coach in 2013. She runs a busy practice in South West London and is a member of BANT and CNHC.

TESTIMONIALS from may 21 retreat

"I’d recommend this retreat to any-one of any age, size or with any health condition. It is so powerful on so many levels and has been transformational for me. I lost over 11lbs in a week.”
Joanna M

"I feel invincible.” Jenny A

"I was amazed at how not hungry I was.” Kate S

"I lost over 11lbs in a week. I can see my ankles again and my rings can swivel on my finger.” Joanna M

" I lost more weight in the 7 days that I did on a 21 days at a renowned London clinic.” Charles E

"I personally lost more in 7 days than I’d lost in two weeks at several well known and reputable health and wellness spa’s.” Tracy T

"I felt really good to be in a lovely group, very supportive and encouraging and just the right size.” Isabel H

"If you feel drawn to this retreat – go for it! You won’t be disappointed!” Caroline M

“Anyone wanting to gain more energy and vitality, loose weight and kickstart their journey to overall improved health, the Hybrid retreat is worth every penny and more.” Tracy T

"The beauty of the environment, and the feeling of peace was amazing. The whole retreat was extremely well designed with a balance of exceptional education, great food, mixed in with massages, meditation and amazing walks in the Welsh mountains. The experience allowed me time to discover what was missing in my life “Love of Me!”. Deborah R

"It met my expectations and beyond. Delicious way to lose weight. It is much more than weight loss. It gives you the tools and hand holding to map put your future and love being you!” Jenny A

"The retreat has more than met my expectations. To any-one thinking of booking – just do it! You will leave rejuvenated and re-energised in mind, body and spirit.” Bev D


Getting there is easy from London – allow 2.5 hours from the West and 3 hours from the East. Or take a train from Paddington to Abergavenny. Taxis from Abergavenny to Fforest barn cost £10. We’ll help you with your travel plans and any other needs.

BOOKING INFORMATION and early bird prices

From 2-9 September. Price: from £1,300 all inclusive taking advantage of the early bird £100 discount valid until 1 July. prices vary depending on room options. Places are limited to 18 people and going fast. Book your place now and save with an all inclusive early bird price. 

  • Pigstyle with en suite bathroom - twin or couple - save £200 - bring a friend or partner
  • The Bunk House - two single beds, one double - save £100 each - single, or bring a friend or partner

See room options here.. 

Call 07944 689108 or email giving your phone number and a good number and time to call to discuss your accommodation options. A deposit of £300 required to secure your place.


If you wish to put your name down for possible future retreats, please call 07944 689108 or email 

Delivered by Holford Natural Holidays (bookings not taken through this website).