Pilates at Powderham Castle

Pilates at Powderham Castle

Enjoy Pilates in the stunning surroundings of Powderham Castle. Take in the peaceful surrounding and improve your wellbeing with a weekly class to relax and gently stretch & strengthen the whole body. 



The class is run by Fiona Swan, experienced Level 3 Pilates Instructor and Level 4 specialist in Exercise for Lower Back Pain and Pilates for Common Orthopaedic Conditions. Fiona also has the Level 3 certificate in Pre and Post Natal Exercise and has designed programmes suitable for all stages of pregnancy and beyond. 

When & Where 

In the Castle Library at either 6 or 7pm, surrounded by beautiful antiques and books.  The next May/June term runs from 10th May to 5th July (8 weeks) and cost £80. Spaces are limited, to reserve your place either book online at www.pilatesinexeter.co.uk or contact [email protected] or call 07531 729383


The classes are suitable for all as the exercises are layered so that you can work safely and at your own level. The Pilates basics and principles will be referred to in all sessions. A physical activity readiness questionnaire must be completed prior to starting the sessions.  

Please note, due to current Covid restrictions a mat will not be provided, so please bring your own and wear mask until you are on your mat.  


Arrival and Parking:

Drive up the main drive towards the castle, and in the evening, you can park in the main courtyard, close to the main castle doors. The dining room and library can be found by bearing left. 



Powderham Castle lies in a beautiful deer park setting on the banks of the River Exe, just a stone's throw from the historic cathedral city of Exeter. The Courtenay family have been welcoming visitors to the Castle since 1959, and over the years more than a million people have been through the doors.

Join us soon for a very warm welcome


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