The sitting room

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

A place of beauty

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

Art Room external

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

Guests relaxing

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

Art Room2

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

A place for contemplation

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

A welcome awaits

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

One of the bedrooms

I've known about Penhurst for years but never in my wildest imagination did I think that it could be so beautiful for body soul and spirit. - Rachel

Classic view of the Centre

Penhurst feels like a jewel of a place- it was so lovely to be enveloped in such beauty and care. - Ellen

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

There is no place quite like Penhurst anywhere! - Catherine


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.


16 - 20 Sep
Mon - Fri

4 Night Silent IGR with Judy Cannan

23 - 27 Sep
Mon - Fri

A Beauty from Ashes retreat

30 Sep - 4 Oct
Mon - Fri

`Seeing` the song of nature

14 - 18 Oct
Mon - Fri

A Journey into Silence

21 Oct
Mon - Mon


25 - 27 Oct
Fri - Sun

Living with loss following bereavement

11 - 15 Nov
Mon - Fri

4 Night Silent IGR with Dilys Threshie

19 Nov
Tue - Tue

Hearts on Fire

2 Dec
Mon - Mon

Quarterly Day of Prayer

14 Dec
Sat - Sat

Seeking Shelter

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Amazing news! We`ve done it.

The final 15k was granted recently and now the full amount has been raised or pledged.

The news just gets better and better

There is now only 29,500 left to raise

Less than 40,000 to go - THANK YOU SO MUCH

Please celebrate with us and pray too that we can write off the rest of this debt by the end of June.

Hooray! We only have 50,000 left to raise

Even though the final costs were higher than anticipated ....

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