The sitting room

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. -

A place of beauty

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

Art Room external

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

Guests relaxing

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)

Art Room2

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

A place for contemplation

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

A welcome awaits

Penhurst is a little bit of Heaven. - Charlotte

One of the bedrooms

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

Classic view of the Centre

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

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

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


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.


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

7 - 10 Jul
Thu - Sun

Keep on running the race

16 Jul
Sat - Sat


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Penhurst Family Day Saturday 16th July

If you have 'joined the Family' and are supporting Penhurst Retreat Centre in prayer then do come along...

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....

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