The sitting room

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 place of beauty

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. -

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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

Guests relaxing

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

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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)

A place for contemplation

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 welcome awaits

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

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Penhurst is a little bit of Heaven. - Charlotte

Classic view of the Centre

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

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

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


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.


9 Sep
Fri - Fri

Coming Home

9 - 11 Sep
Fri - Sun

Myers Briggs and spirituality

12 - 15 Sep
Mon - Thu

3 Night Individually Guided Retreat [IGR]

23 - 25 Sep
Fri - Sun

Mindful Relations & Mindful Parenting/Godparenting

28 - 30 Sep
Wed - Fri

Teach us to pray

30 Sep - 2 Oct
Fri - Sun

The Rhythm and soul of the book

6 Oct
Thu - Thu

Abba's Child

7 - 9 Oct
Fri - Sun

From Wild Man to Wise Man

9 - 12 Oct
Sun - Wed

Silent Guided Retreat for men in leadership

12 - 13 Oct
Wed - Thu

Lessons from Jacob:

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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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