The sitting room

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 place of beauty

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

Art Room external

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

Guests relaxing

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

Art Room2

There is no place quite like Penhurst anywhere! - Catherine

A place for contemplation

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

A welcome awaits

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

One of the bedrooms

Penhurst is a wonderful place, full of love and beauty. Prayed in! - Marie

Classic view of the Centre

Thank you all at Penhurst. This is a place of joy and transformation. - Jane

Happy visitors by Jay Ashworth

My retreat at Penhurst exceeded all expectations! -


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.


22 Apr
Mon - Mon

Tree of Life Canvas - Relax Play Create Day

23 - 26 Apr
Tue - Fri

Silent Guided Retreat for Women in Leadership

29 Apr - 3 May
Mon - Fri

4 night Silent IGR with Becky & David Widdows

6 - 10 May
Mon - Fri

A `Beauty from Ashes` retreat

11 May
Sat - Sat


13 - 17 May
Mon - Fri

A Journey into Silence

17 - 19 May
Fri - Sun

Music and Art and Spirituality

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

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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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