For Retreat Centres in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and East/West Sussex, please click on the links below

County NameTelephoneNo. bedsDescription
Bucks Community of Sisters of the Church 0208 940 8711 14 Community of Anglican sisters, offering space for led and private retreats, Quiet Days etc. Day groups of up to 20 people. Regular pattern of daily office in chapel, beautiful grounds and woodlands nearby. Spiritual direction available on request
Bucks The Prophet’s Chamber (no website)01908 3972671Converted attic adjoining St Michael’s Priory, Willen, for self-catering private retreats. Retreatants can join the Anglican daily office at the priory
OxonSt Katharine’s Parmoor01494 88103724Home of the Sue Ryder Prayer Fellowship. Spacious house in the Chilterns for led or private retreats, Quiet Days; functions etc, in large grounds, with walled kitchen garden. Function room for up to 100 people, and use of chapel.
OxonThe Abbey01235 84740119Resident lay community, offering space for Quiet Days, led and/or private retreats. Beautiful medieval building set in spacious grounds, 10 miles south of Oxford. Daily meditations open to all
OxonSt Mary’s Convent, Wantage01235 77407421Convent of Sisters of the Community of St Mary the Virgin, offering accommodation in adjacent Guest Wing, as well as meeting rooms. Regular daily office in chapel, and programme of Quiet Days and led/private retreats.
SurreyHouse of Prayer020 8941 231319Run by the Sisters of the Christian Retreat, the House of Prayer is a space for quiet and meditation. Accessible retreat house, with several meeting rooms, a central prayer room and beautiful garden, near Hampton Court. Offers regular Quiet Days, led and private retreats, and spiritual direction.
SurreySt Columba’s House01483 71300526Accessible retreat house, with several meeting rooms and large chapel, on outskirts of Woking. Refreshments available throughout the day; retreats fully-catered. Available for Quiet Days as well as led/private retreats.
SurreyWychcroft Retreat House01883 74304122Southwark diocesan retreat house. Set in Surrey countryside, 22 miles from London. Large meeting rooms used for Conferences, workshops, training days, Quiet Days.
W SussexMonastery of the Holy Trinity (no website)01342 7120746Home of the Community of the Servants of the Will of God (men and women). Contemplative Anglican order based on Benedictine rule. Regular divine office open to visitors.
KentThe Living Well01304 8428470Non-residential space for prayer, refreshment and/or spiritual direction. Regular Quiet Days, and weekly services of healing and wholeness.