Summer Retreat in Wales! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿


Trip Outline/itinerary

Departure 28th August 2023 7am from Wembley Park station. (Next to the hotel)

Return 1st September

Depart from Wales at 5pm, arrive in London around 10pm approximately

Where is the location?

The Brecon Beacon in the south of Wales.

Parkwood outdoors centre

What are the activities ?

Canoeing (onsite)

Bushcraft (20 mins walk)

Archery (20 mins walk)

Martial arts (onsite)

Swimming at the waterfall (20 minutes walk)

Hiking/walk challenge (20 minutes walk)


Campfire discussions

Qur'an halaqas with sunrise view

Beach trip (subject to good weather)

Mountain biking (30 minutes away)

Team building activities (onsite)

Please note that some late changes might occur

What is the Itinerary?

Monday 28th

1pm - 2pm: Arrival, welcome, dhuhr salah & groups
2pm - 6pm: Archery, bushcraft/survival skills & fitness (group rotation: 3 groups)
6pm - 6.30pm: 'Asr salah
6.30pm - 7.30pm: Zip wire/free time (group 1/group 2)
7.30pm - 8.30pm: Dinner (BBQ chicken skewers with naan & salad)
8.30pm - 9.30pm: Maghreb salah & free time
9.30pm - 10.30pm: Halaqah 1 & 'Isha salah
10.30pm - 5am: Lights out

Tuesday 29th

5am - 6am: Fajr salah & halaqah 2
6am - 8am: Sleep
8am - 9am: Breakfast (porridge, cereal, pastries & fruit)
9am - 9.30am: Free time
9.30am - 12.30pm: Canoe (group 1)
9.30am - 12.30pm: Muai thai & team/character building activities (group 2)
12.30pm - 1.30pm: Lunch (tomato, basil & cheese pasta) & dhuhr salah
1pm - 4pm: Canoe (group 2)
1pm - 4pm: Muai thai & team/character building activities (group 1)
4pm - 5pm: Free time
5pm - 6pm: Halaqah 3 & 'asr salah
6pm - 7pm: Zip wire/free time (group 2/group 1)
7pm - 8pm: Dinner (beef chilli & rice)
8pm - 10pm: Campfire, halaqah 4 maghreb & 'isha salah
10pm - 5am: Lights out

Wednesday 30th

5am - 6am: Fajr salah & halaqah 5 (advanced hiking group breakfast during halaqah)
6am - 8am: Sleep (advanced hiking group leave)
8am - 9am: Breakfast (porridge, cereal, pastries & fruit)
9am - 9.30am: Free time
9.30am - 12.30pm: Hiking (beginner hiking group leave)
12.30pm - 1.30pm: Lunch (cheese & salad baguette) & dhuhr salah
1.30pm - 6.30pm: Waterfall walk, wild swimming & hiking (beginner hiking group returns)
5.30pm - 6pm: 'Asr salah
6.30pm - 7.30pm: Free time
7pm - 8pm: Dinner (mixed bean & sausage stew with bread)
8pm - 9pm: Maghreb & free time (advanced hiking group return)
9pm - 10pm: Halaqah 6 & 'Isha salah
10pm - 5am: Lights out


Thursday 31st

5am - 6am: Fajr salah & halaqah 7
6am - 8am: Sleep
8am - 9am: Breakfast (porridge, cereal, pastries & fruit)
9am - 1pm: Archery, bushcraft/survival skills & fitness (group rotation: 3 groups)
1pm - 2pm: Lunch (jacket potatoes) & dhuhr salah
2pm - 3pm: Halaqah 8 & free time
3pm - 6pm: Mountain biking
6pm - 6.30pm: 'Asr salah

Friday 1st

Cardiff/beach trip


Please note that some activities might change

Where will we be staying?

You will be staying in clean and comfortable rooms in lodges in the private parkwood outdoors centre. The rooms are centred inside private land surrounded by beautiful scenery and local Welsh sheep!

You will be sharing with three other brothers and have your own bathroom and showers.

WiFi availability (weak)

You will also have access to a small in-house shop and cafe at the reception area for snacks and refreshments.

What should I bring?

Please refer to the below list:



What type of transport are we using?

50 seater modern air-conditioned coach

3 mini-busses



How long is the journey, including breaks?

5 hours approximately with breaks

Can you provide further details about the team members who will guide and join us on the retreat?

Omar Hajaj
Yussuf Iddrisi
Omar Zebib
Abdulkarim Saleh
Abu Muadh
Dr Waqqas
Abu musa irfan

DBS and first aiders

What happens if there are any changes to the trip or if the trip gets canceled?

If anything changes or if we cancel then we will give you full refunds. If you cancel within 48 hours before the trip then there will be no refund.

I have a disability - can I join?

We will be able to facilitate for those with special needs but please send us an email with your medical conditions first

[email protected]

 I have special dietary requirements – will they be catered for?

We will try our best but please email us 48 hours before the trip. [email protected]

What will the food be like on my trip?

Please refer to the above itinerar.

What are the objectives of the retreat?

1) To increase the participants with the love of Allah

2) To increase the brotherhood

3) To develop important skills

4) To have an enjoyable time