The sitting room

A delightfully blessed week of restoration and spiritual nurture. - Gill

A place of beauty

Lovely prayed over atmosphere. We were made to feel at home... the staff are helpful but not intrusive. There are plenty of places to be quiet, both in the house and grounds. - Margaret

Art Room external

The house and garden provide lovely spaces for quiet reflection and meditation -

Guests relaxing

The atmosphere of this place, the warmth, peace & joy come together to embrace those of us lucky enough to be here! Thank you so much. - Priscilla

Art Room internal

People need these spaces amidst stressful lives today where there is little let-up for mind and body. The hospitality was excellent and the staff couldn`t be more helpful. - Janine

A place for contemplation

Penhurst Retreat Centre is such a great blessing. Thank you very much for making our time and experience wonderful. GOD BLESS YOU MORE! - John

A welcome awaits

Friendly and very calming after my five and a half hour journey. Thank you for your smile! - Ann

One of the bedrooms

This has been a much needed oasis. The retreat was like a comforting blanket. The beautiful house and spring countryside was like balm to my soul. - Catherine

Classic view of the Centre

This was a great stay - efficient and friendly staff, smashing food, warm, comfortable, quiet and peaceful....actually serene. It was hard to find in the dark but there were special treasures to come from it! - Marilyn

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

My first experience of a retreat. Thank you-it has been wonderful. Penhurst is truly amazing! - Geeta


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 9 bedrooms including 2 ground floor en-suite rooms, one of which is fully adapted. 7 of our 9 bedrooms are ensuite. All of the rooms can be booked for single occupancy.


29 Nov - 2 Dec
Mon - Thu

New Directions - Nov-Dec 2021

6 Dec
Mon - Mon

Quarterly Day of Prayer for Mission

8 Dec
Wed - Wed

Watching and Waiting

9 Dec
Thu - Thu

A Certainty in Uncertain Times

10 Dec
Fri - Fri

Bah Humbug!

11 Dec
Sat - Sat

Caught in the Light of the Star

13 - 15 Dec
Mon - Wed

Celtic Advent

30 Dec - 2 Jan
Thu - Sun

Walking with God into a New Year

7 - 11 Feb
Mon - Fri

Moving into Silence IGR

14 - 17 Feb
Mon - Thu

Restore, Refresh, Recharge!

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2022 Bookings open!

Our programme of led retreats and inidividual stays is available and open for booking. Click for info...

Individual stays or days - November 2021 to January 2022

We would love to welcome you for an individual retreat! Click for available dates...

Advent retreats and Quiet Days

We are hosting a series of Advent retreats and Quiet Days. Click for info...

New Directions - 29 November - 2 December

This valued retreat/workshop is for full-time Christian workers returning to the UK after ministry overseas. Click for more...

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