Tariff and Charges

Tariff for 2020 including vegetarian full board and VAT:

  • Retreat En-suite Twin-bedded room (2 people sharing, high standard, comfortable room with en-suite shower, toilet and wash basin, Wifi) £108 per night.
  • Standard Twin-bedded room (2 people sharing) £68.00 per night.
  • Retreat Single Rooms (high standard, comfortable rooms with wash basins, shared facilities and Wifi) £65.00 per person per night.
  • Potala House Single Rooms (wash basin in room with shared facilities) £49.00 per person per night.
  • Tashi Deleg House Single Rooms (shared facilities) £49.00 per person per night.
  • Anis' House (wash basin in room with shared facilities) and Purelands House (shared facilities) Single Rooms £44.00 per person per night.
  • Dormitory (shared facilities) £29.00 per person per night.
  • Camping (own tent) or Campervan space (own campervan) £19 per person per night.

All tariffs include meals. Usually we expect evening soup on the day of arrival to be the first meal for guests. If you wish to have lunch (at 12.30pm) on the day you arrive please add ‘Lunch on Arrival’ to your booking in the Extras screen.

To make a booking please use the online booking system (click on the button at the top right of this page) and we will email you with a confirmation.

Full payment is due on arrival either by cash or any of the following cards; Visa Debit/Credit/Delta, Maestro/Switch, Mastercard Credit/Debit - no charges, we do not accept personal cheques.

We do not take online payments, if you receive any communication purporting to have come from us which asks for payment for a booking please ignore it.

Course Fees

The charge for courses varies and the individual course description indicates the charge for the course, which excludes accommodation.

Weekend workshops are residential and accommodation is charged at the rates shown above.

Dharma courses (i.e. Buddhist courses) are on a donation basis. However, we hope you will give generously to help cover the considerable expenses of running Samye Ling.

Weekend workshops start on Friday evenings at 7pm - unless stated otherwise. Please register at the Reception Office before beginning.

The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche