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.


28 Sep - 2 Oct
Mon - Fri

Seeing the Light in Life: through photography

7 - 10 Oct
Wed - Sat

Women in Leadership: Silent IGR

12 - 16 Oct
Mon - Fri

4 Night silent IGR with Susan Oakes

19 - 22 Oct
Mon - Thu

Choosing Life *NEW DATES*

26 - 29 Oct
Mon - Thu

Reflections on a Pandemic *CANCELLED*

30 Oct - 1 Nov
Fri - Sun

Retiring Well

9 - 13 Nov
Mon - Fri

Stepping Out of the Boat

16 - 21 Nov
Mon - Sat

5 Night IGR with Dawn Pointing

30 Nov - 3 Dec
Mon - Thu

Fully Alive! Mission & Ministry Partners NEW DATES

5 Dec
Sat - Sat

Hosanna in the Lowest

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Seeing the Light in Life: 28 Sept - 2 Oct

There are a couple of spaces still available on this popular photography retreat led by Steve Radley. Click for more info...

Broken but Blessed - 14 September

A quiet day, led by Rebekah Domer of Darvell Bruderhof Community. Click for more information...

Penhurst is re-opening! Book now...

After over four months with no guests, we are delighted to be re-opening very soon! Bookings are now open... click for more info

Planning towards re-opening

We are planning and preparing to welcome you again soon... Click to read more...

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