The sitting room

The hospitality was amazing-really nice home cooked food. This is a great place to pray.The shower wasn't very strong but I was warned about that. - Steve

A place of beauty

Thank you for the BIG bed and the BIG British bath tub! We felt served with warmth and love and a very genuine authentic welcome.Penhurst is perfect for a retreat. - Ian

Art Room external

The excellent reputation for the food was fully upheld. The retreat centre has a very warm and friendly vibe. The sense of family is well connected. - David

Guests relaxing

...Love this place and have greatly enjoyed the weekend. - Rick

Art Room2

A great weekend...Enjoyed the company and the input. I'll be back. - Richard

A place for contemplation

There was warmth, friendliness, nothing too much trouble. It was all very conducive to being mindful and prayerful. - Sian

A welcome awaits

Our stay has been a touch of heaven . The readings and prayer times were very helpful. The love warmth and hospitality showed God's Love in action.Each member of staff were encouraging and caring. - Marylee and John

One of the bedrooms

I was aware of God from the moment I went through the door and I felt safe in God's arms. It was privilege to be at Penhurst. Thanks. - Ali

Classic view of the Centre

I have never felt so at peace. Loved every second and thank you so much for all the kindness and for the most wonderful experience. -

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

I can't put into words how very grateful I am to be able to come on this weekend - it's been life-changing. Thank you - Johanna


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.


3 - 5 Feb
Fri - Sun

'OPEN' Post Abortion Healing Retreat

8 Feb
Wed - Wed

Relax, Play, Create

9 - 12 Feb
Thu - Sun

Silent Guided Retreat For Men in Leadership

12 - 15 Feb
Sun - Wed

Grace Space

16 Feb
Thu - Thu

Empowering Hope

18 Feb
Sat - Sat

Taste and see that the Lord is good

27 Feb - 2 Mar
Mon - Thu


2 - 5 Mar
Thu - Sun

RUNNING THE RACE - Our retirement years

6 Mar
Mon - Mon

Quarterly day of prayer

7 Mar
Tue - Tue

A Sabbath for the Soul

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Do you know any Men in Leadership who need a retreat?

David Jones is offering a silent individually guided retreat in this beautiful setting. Click here to read more.

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