The sitting room

A place where Heaven touches earth..... - Roddy

A place of beauty

A safe place ...Beautiful, peaceful and lovely fellowship. - Darren

Art Room external

Perfect timing and a perfect setting for my retreat. A real Blessing. - Helen

Guests relaxing

A superb time of relaxation, reflection and encouragement. - The men of St John's Blackheath

Art Room2

I came exhausted, overwhelmed and barely functioning. I left with hope-An emotion I've not felt for a long time. Thanks for providing the space and guidance to allow God to move. Penhurst is truly a special place. - Rachel

A place for contemplation

The support that I received helped me to meet with Jesus in a new and meaningful way. It has been a really special week for me. - Leo

A welcome awaits

My retreat was "a bit of heaven on earth"-Such a lovely time to stay with all the Spring growth. - Jill

One of the bedrooms

So so soooo Amazing!I'm speechless-such a special place and presence of the Lord! - Beth

Classic view of the Centre

Again-so good to have been at Penhurst where I feel safe and relaxed. I had a very good retreat to share together, to learn from one another...A real blessing! - Leni

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

A lot of care was taken below the surface into making my week at Penhurst so restorative. I had times of realising what it might be like to be ‘well’ and functioning as I have done at times in the past. - Mary


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.


Family Day

Join us on Saturday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Join us as we pray for the spreading of God’s love across the world

Seeking the Healer for broken dreams and eating disorders

Lynda Alsford is leading this retreat in June

Living your Strengths Retreat

There are still a few places left on this retreat in May   

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