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 Room2

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 Feb - 1 Mar
Fri - Sun

`OPEN` - post Abortion Healing Retreat

2 Mar
Mon - Mon

Lent Quiet Day

4 - 6 Mar
Wed - Fri

Broken but Blessed

9 - 13 Mar
Mon - Fri

Leadership IGR

20 - 22 Mar
Fri - Sun

Breathing In, Breathing Out

3 - 5 Apr
Fri - Sun

Enneagram 1 - God Shaped People

13 - 17 Apr
Mon - Fri

Creative Space

20 - 23 Apr
Mon - Thu

New Directions - April 2020

23 - 26 Apr
Thu - Sun

Running the Race - embracing our retirement years

27 Apr - 1 May
Mon - Fri

At Home With Jesus

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Retreats for Mission Partners

Have a look at the retreats and debriefing opportunities for overseas mission partners

Group availability February to June 2020

Would your church homegroup, Alpha group, leadership team or other group benefit from a weekend away together?

Lent Quiet Day - Monday 2 March 2020

An opportunity to spend time with God, and see what new things He may want to show us in the period of Lent

Winter newsletter and 2020 programme

Read about what`s been happening over recent months and what is coming up in 2020...

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