The best yoga, mindfulness and fitness breaks for 2018

Free your mind and body with this pick of inspiring yoga trips, meditation breaks and fitness holidays in the UK and around the world.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

Indian retreat where Beatles learned to meditate opened to public

Ashram where Fab Four spent time in 1960s became derelict after band fell out with guru – now it has been reopened with walking trails and gardens