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.


17 - 20 Feb
Mon - Thu

Grace Space

17 Feb
Mon - Mon

Quarterly Day of Prayer

21 - 23 Feb
Fri - Sun

Let Go - Let God. A Quiet Space in Narnia

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

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Grace Space - 17-20 February 2020

Come and step aside to be with the God of all grace, take time to reflect on his grace and our response to him.

Christmas blessings from the team

All of us at Penhurst hope you have a blessed and peaceful Christmas. Click here for our December and January opening times.

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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