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Our Story

As explorers, food enthusiasts and professionals, we’ve been on a journey to find that all-important life balance. We now want to inspire you on your path to a happier, healthier lifestyle through better nutrition, sleep and exercise habits. In today’s world, time together is even more valuable.

The natural beauty around our exclusive retreat in Matlock is ready to nurture tranquillity. Our local produce, small businesses and the warmth of people add to the sense of harmony and luxury you will find with us.

If you are looking for our operations and project management consultancy, please go to the operations management page.

About Us

Stuart Marsden

Owner

Stuart spent 42 years at Rolls-Royce. Throughout those years he visited aerospace suppliers around the world helping them to embark on an improvement cycle.

His career provided opportunities for him to visit over 45 countries and experience goodness in all of them, which he now hopes to bring a flavour of to the retreat. He is never short of colourful stories that he is more than willing to share.

A great host, who ensures that guests are warmly welcomed and have an outstanding stay.

Marta Zaremba-Marsden

Owner

Marta is a qualified nutritionist and healthy living practitioner. She lived in three and travelled to over fifty countries. These experiences helped enrich her culinary capabilities and gave her confidence to blend flavours from across the globe.

Before starting her masters in Sports and Exercise Nutrition, she studied and worked in linguistics, and then succeeded as a Chartered Project Professional for aerospace sector.

Exposure to public and private sector, corporate and charity worlds inspired her appreciation of daily life, family, friends and nature.

We look forward to inspiring, helping and supporting you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle.