The sitting room

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

A place of beauty

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

Art Room external

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

Guests relaxing

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

Art Room2

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

A place for contemplation

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

A welcome awaits

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. -

One of the bedrooms

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

Classic view of the Centre

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

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

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)


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.


22 - 28 Oct
Sat - Fri

Debriefing Week - families, couples, singles

29 Oct
Sat - Sat

Loving our neighbour as our self

31 Oct - 2 Nov
Mon - Wed

Beauty from Ashes Retreat

7 - 11 Nov
Mon - Fri

Calligraphy at Penhurst

13 - 15 Nov
Sun - Tue


16 Nov
Wed - Wed

Relax, Play, Create

21 - 25 Nov
Mon - Fri

4 night silent Individually Guided Retreat

25 - 27 Nov
Fri - Sun

Enneagram - God shaped people 1

3 Dec
Sat - Sat

Simplifying the soul an Advent day

3 - 5 Feb
Fri - Sun

'OPEN' Post Abortion Healing Retreat

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It's 'Open Day' time again!

on Saturday 3rd September from 12.30 pm Come and join us .. browse the stalls .. catch up with friends .. enjoy ..

Myer Briggs Spirituality Workshop

Have you ever wondered how you personality type influences your spirituality? If you know your Myers Briggs profile .....

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.....

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