The sitting room

A place of peace...A Wonderful Treasured time away....So welcoming-I'll be back! - Tara

A place of beauty

This was my first silent retreat ever and it was really worth every minute. I do want to come back again. The food was exceptional. - Karen

Art Room external

I am so thankful for the opportunity to participate in this retreat. Wonderful Spiritual Direction, comfortable accommodation and it was so nice that you made a fire each day. Only the water pressure could have been improved. - Mari -Japan

Guests relaxing

I loved the devotional area on the top floor.I had to wait a while for the hot water in the shower. -

Art Room2

The welcome there was wonderful and it really made me feel as if I had been at Penhurst forever.I was also very impressed with the wheat and dairy free menu. There was also such a feeling of Peace when I prayed.....Great art room! I will most definitely be coming back. -

A place for contemplation

Am totally in love with this place. The presence of God was palpable. - Robert

A welcome awaits

Such a warm and peaceful atmosphere. You feel welcome and at home as soon as you enter through the front door. Thank you for helping me relax and know Peace. - Michelle

One of the bedrooms

Thank you! This place is a God given treasure. - Naomi

Classic view of the Centre

Very welcoming place....attentive, friendly and a good balance between being "on hand" and respectful of solitude and space. I will be coming back! - Peter

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

This is a wonderful place to come to be refreshed spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically. I highly recommend it. - Peter


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.


Spring is coming!

A glimpse of Spring here at Penhurst

Quiet Garden Trust

Penhurst's Quiet Garden

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