Quinta Dos Covões

A welcoming and homely venue with grounds leading down to the Rio Mondego, situated between Celorico de Beira and Fornos De Algodres with great access by road, bus, and train (stations and A25 junction all less than 5 mins from the quinta).

With terraces, outside seating areas, gardens (with a natural swimming pool coming this year!), and a developing permaculture garden, this is the perfect venue for your small courses and events. The venue hire includes our classroom that can accommodate up to 20 people and is equipped with a whiteboard, projector and screen, hot water urn, and mugs. Refreshments (coffee, selection of teas, milk / milk alternative, and biscuits are provided. Special requests can be catered for, please ask).

The quinta is perfect for one day workshops or residential courses.

Our mixed accommodation can be configured to suit your needs:

  • 1 double bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • A further two bedrooms that can either be a double or twin room with a shared bathroom
  • A fully insulated chestnut and oak framed double yurt
  • Plenty of camping space on the terraces and by the river for pitching tents (tents not supplied).
  • Separate bathroom for yurt and campers (plus new ecological toilet and shower block coming this year.

For one day workshops a 2 course vegetarian lunch is provided.

For residential courses a continental-style breakfast is provided and you have the use of a large rustic kitchen to prepare your own meals (or catering can be provided on request at an extra cost).

We have on site massage therapist and yoga teacher and you can book their services for your group, or individual sessions can be offered as an optional extra for your students.

There’s plenty to do and see in the local area – local markets, medieval castles (including a tiny one built on a quartz outcrop), museums, olive mills, bird rescue centre, horse riding and more! We can suggest excursions and visits relevant to the theme of your course/event.

Hire of venue for one day workshops: from 100 euros per day.

Hire of the venue for residential courses: from 200 euros per day.

Email: quintadoscovoes@gmail.com

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