The sitting room

The best location and accommodation that I have experienced on retreat. - Carol

A place of beauty

Penhurst retreat centre must be the best kept secret in the south. If you have faith ..go, if you just need a rest ..go, if you want for nothing and be surrounded by great people ..go. In fact just go even if you just like wonderful surroundings and good food. - Benjamin

Art Room external

Wonderful...These last few days have been a great gift at a much needed time. - Jill

Guests relaxing

An exceedingly good retreat in a peaceful place. - Sheila

Art Room2

What an oasis! - Rowland

A place for contemplation

Our visit has been one of the most relaxing times that we have ever spent away from home. The hospitality, surroundings and overall calmness has almost been overwhelming. -

A welcome awaits

I loved the variety of places to pray-The art room especially and the labyrinth. It is SO easy to access God's presence at Penhurst. - Trina

One of the bedrooms

Penhurst is a quite unique place. - Michael and Anne

Classic view of the Centre

It is always such a blessing to be at Penhurst. The Retreat truly is a gift from God. - Celeste

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

It was my first visit;not my last! Such a time of refreshment and peace. It is all so wonderfully looked after. THANK YOU. - Becca


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.


7 - 10 Sep
Mon - Thu

3 night Silent Individually Guided Retreat

11 - 13 Sep
Fri - Sun


16 Sep
Wed - Wed

Cloister of the heart

18 - 20 Sep
Fri - Sun


23 Sep
Wed - Wed

Aridity and Disenchantment

28 Sep - 1 Oct
Mon - Thu

Undeserved Grace

2 - 4 Oct
Fri - Sun

Glimpses of God

7 Oct
Wed - Wed

Life in covenant with God

11 - 16 Oct
Sun - Fri

4 night silent Individually Guided Retreat

17 Oct
Sat - Sat

The Healing Power of Forgiveness [10am-2pm]

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Glimpses of God 2-4 October

A weekend in which to reflect on how we can experience the Lord and His love in fresh ways whatever life may bring.

Staying Healthy for the Long Haul 11-13 September

Do we choose to be stressed? ......

Fundraising is all uphill………

Wonderful donations are being given for a small area of decking and a ramp giving access for all to the art room

Our Open Day rocked

Our Open Day rocked ( in the gentle power of the Holy Spirit!)

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