The sitting room

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

A place of beauty

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

Art Room external

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

Guests relaxing

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

Art Room2

Where to start? Its been a wonderful time staying at Penhurst on Soul Spa. The beauty of the grounds, the homemade food have all been a source of real nourishment. - Ginnie

A place for contemplation

A special, up-lifting and transformative retreat. - Tessa

A welcome awaits

Rest and Peace. I leave refreshed. Thank you for being a blessing. - Emma

One of the bedrooms

Perfect timing, perfect focus for this weekend retreat and a perfect venue.I definitely recommend going to Penhurst. - Clare

Classic view of the Centre

It has been a privilege to spend time in this holy comforting house.Thank you for the "breathing space" and to the whole team for making it happen. - Mary

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

I've just had a wonderful time - an amazing Soul Spa and a very special place to stay. - Claire


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.


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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