The sitting room

Being at Penhurst Retreat is a bit like being at a small (but comfortable) Stately Home. It was just wonderful to be back there- Such a a special place - Celia

A place of beauty

There was a real sense of the presence of God at Penhurst.My retreat was an absolute gift.Thank you for caring so well for us. To be looked after so well during a very busy time has been a huge blessing. To feel affirmed and acknowledged is a very great gift. -

Guests relaxing

Fantastic! The food is all about-family favourites, bought locally and is delicious. Penhurst is still THE number one priority for my home assignment. - Paula

A place for contemplation

The most amazing thin place where 2 days stretches to 2 weeks! So Blessed by the power of God working through this place. Thank you. - Val and Dan

A welcome awaits

...Every time it gets better-Really! - Elspeth

One of the bedrooms

Thanks-A wonderful retreat in a beautiful place. - Lesley

Classic view of the Centre

I didn't know what to expect but I was thrilled by the intimacy of the place-the sense of peace and obvious care provide a special place for people to come and BE with Jesus. Thank you.I'll be back. - Chris

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

This place is just perfect in every way.It is very welcoming-I felt at home from when I arrived. It was a very fruitful weekend. May God continue to bless you in your work. - Brigid


Penhurst is a small, friendly Christian Retreat Centre where a warm welcome is offered to all. We also specialise in support for mission partners, cross cultural workers and full-time Christian workers from the UK and overseas.

Situated in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is just 10 miles from the coast in the Sussex High Weald. The beauty, peace and comfort of this place create an ideal setting in which to draw closer to God and experience his love.

Comfortable full-board accommodation is available for up to 16 guests sharing 8 bedrooms including 2 ground floor en-suite rooms, one of which is fully adapted.


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