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Welcome to The Garden Retreat

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Our tranquil salon is set in the grounds of Taurus Crafts, between Chepstow and Lydney. We have made it a relaxing, peaceful space for you to escape the stresses of daily life.

Please browse our website and get in touch if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Meet The Team


Garden Retreat Beauty Salon Alison

Salon owner and beauty/holistic therapist with over 30 years experience of working in salons locally and teaching therapies in a further education college.

“I have enjoyed opening and developing The Garden Retreat and proud of the salon we have created. I love what I do, particularly holistic therapies, and am fortunate to work alongside my brilliant staff”.


Garden Retreat Beauty - Stacey

Senior beauty therapist. Joined the salon in 2012 – now working part-time following maternity leave.  Available Tuesdays (10-4.30) Thursdays (10-7) Fridays 10-4) plus 1 Saturday per month.

“I have been qualified in the beauty and holistic industry now for 12 years, and have been working alongside Alison for 11 years. I have a passion for what I do and love all the treatments that I offer. My goal is to make your visit to The Garden Retreat a wonderful experience so you leave feeling relaxed and happy.”



Garden Retreat Beauty - Becky

Senior Beauty/holistic therapist and salon manager with previous experience in spas and salons who joined the team in 2016. Our holistic therapy/pregnancy massage specialist currently available full time Tuesday to Saturday.

“I have been a therapist for 16 years and worked at Calcot Spa before arriving at The Garden Retreat and have worked here for 7 years. I love all my therapies but my passion lies in massage, facials, and reflexology. My ethos is to look after clients and to make them feel good about themselves.” 


Garden Retreat Beauty Salon Holly

A part time Senior beauty/massage therapist who joined the team in 2017. Qualified in Hopi candles and lava shell treatments too!  Holly is available Wednesdays 9.30-5.30/Thursdays 10-7/Fridays 10-4 and 2 Saturdays a month.

“I have been working at the Garden Retreat for 6 years. I enjoy doing beauty/holistic treatments and nails too. I also have oncology massage,  pregnancy massage and dermaplaning qualifications. I am always looking to increase my knowledge within the beauty and holistic industry and love having the ability to improve my clients well being.


My name is Jade and I started at the salon in August 2022 so the newest team member! Beauty/holistic therapist – my passion is massage and nails but am qualified in level 2 & level 3 beauty treatments and holistic therapies too. I’m available on Wednesdays 10-4.30/Fridays 10-7 and 3 Saturdays per month. I look forward to seeing you soon.