The sitting room

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

A place of beauty

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

Art Room external

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

Guests relaxing

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

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

A place for contemplation

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

A welcome awaits

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

One of the bedrooms

There is no place quite like Penhurst anywhere! - Catherine

Classic view of the Centre

Penhurst is run to perfection...Praise God! - Karen

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

The hospitality of Penhurst wraps around you- The warmth of welcome and hospitality by all is a total blessing. There is a rich variety of retreats on offer-probably better than most retreat centres. - Sandra


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 15 guests sharing 8 bedrooms including 2 ground floor en-suite rooms, one of which is fully adapted.


31 May - 2 Jun
Fri - Sun

Re-discovering the Sabbath

3 Jun
Mon - Mon

Quarterly Day of Prayer

14 - 16 Jun
Fri - Sun

Reflection of God - a creative retreat

25 Jun
Tue - Tue


29 Jun - 7 Jul
Sat - Sun

8 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

29 Jun - 5 Jul
Sat - Fri

6 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

29 Jun - 3 Jul
Sat - Wed

4 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

12 - 14 Jul
Fri - Sun


23 - 24 Jul
Tue - Wed

Living like the Kingdom is near

5 - 9 Aug
Mon - Fri

Creative Space Retreat

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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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