The sitting room

..Such a place of God's presence and hospitality. - Jackie

A place of beauty

I have never ever filled in a feedback form without an improvement or a suggestion, except for this one for Penhurst! I was so deeply blessed. Every Mission worker should come here. - Jackie (Retired overseas worker in her 80's)

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Thank you for some excellent debrief sessions. I can't tell you how much we appreciated them;just the right time and the words we needed to hear to help get us on the right path ahead. - Mike

Guests relaxing

I came from Canada for 10 days....I went to 'Downton Abbey' and yes it was amazing, but it has nothing on Penhurst-Penhurst has Jesus! - Catherine

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Penhurst is a little bit of Heaven. - Charlotte

A place for contemplation

I can't ever thank you enough-the framework is provided for miracles to take place.The atmosphere of Love and acceptance means that it is all SO healing. - Jen Rees Larcombe

A welcome awaits

The welcome and hospitality at Penhurst is outstanding- warm sincere and Godly.It is a stunning and beautiful place from which to grow and enjoy our God. - Anthony and Sarah

One of the bedrooms

It's like returning home- A well loved place. - Rosie

Classic view of the Centre

It was lovely being tucked away under the eaves...quiet with great views. A reluctant shower but it did the job!I appreciated the books, the pictures, the meditations...Soul Food! -

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

Sooooo good to be back to "my" Penhurst again and reconnect after a long time. Thank you! - Christine


Penhurst is a small, friendly Christian Retreat Centre where a warm welcome is offered to everyone. 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.


6 - 8 May
Fri - Sun

Living your strengths

9 - 13 May
Mon - Fri

A Spring Silence

23 - 25 May
Mon - Wed


26 May
Thu - Thu

Relax, Play, Create

31 May - 3 Jun
Tue - Fri

Ancient Wisdom for the 21st Century

7 - 10 Jun
Tue - Fri


13 - 15 Jun
Mon - Wed

Mindfulness of God and Personal Transformation

17 - 19 Jun
Fri - Sun


24 - 26 Jun
Fri - Sun

We make the road by walking

6 Jul
Wed - Wed

Cousin Elizabeth - For women over fifty

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A big THANK YOU! from Gary's legs

Thanks SO much to all of you who helped to buy a ride-on for Gary.....

A new member of staff

Celebrate with us as we welcome Denise to the team...

Ancient Wisdom For the 21st Century

Explore a range of creative techniques that help us to express our faith....

Let the Colours Sing 2 - Creation and Rogation

Come and consider hope and awakening, love and nurturing at Penhurst in April ..

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