Retreats

This list is by no means exhaustive, but gives the main retreat places in the area both for day retreats and longer stays.

Places to stay

Somerset:

Abbey House, Glastonbury BA6 8DH
01458 831112
info@abbeyhouse.org
www.abbeyhouse.org

Ammerdown Retreat & Conference Centre, Radstock, Bath BA3 5SW
01761 433709
centre@ammerdown.org
www.ammerdown.org

House of Prayer, 2 Parkfields, High St, Butleigh, nr Glastonbury  BA6 8SZ
01458 851561
elizabethrees_ocv@hotmail.com

St Gilda’s, Christian Centre, Chemin Neuf Community, Langport. TA10 9QF
ccngildas@cheminneuf.org.uk
www.chemin-neuf.org.uk

Devon:

Anthony House, Ivybridge PL21 OHB
01752 698276
antoinette-jackson@hotmail.co.uk
www.antoinettejackson.co.uk

Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0EE
01364 645521
info@leebuckfast.org.uk
www.buckfast.org.uk

Lee Abbey, Lynton EX35 6JJ
0800 3891189
publicity@leeabbey.org.uk
www.leeabbey.org.uk

Mill House Retreats,  Rocklee Manor Farm, Westleigh, Tiverton. EX16 7ES
01884 829000
janetaylor@millhouseretreats.co.uk
www.millhouseretreats.co.uk

St Rita’s Centre, Honiton EX14 1AP
01404 42601
gerald.wilson1@btopenworld.com
www.stritascentre.org.uk
(no facilities for retreats for individual lay people)

Society of Mary & Martha, Sheldon Manor, Dunsford, Exeter EX6 7LE
01647 252752
smm@sheldon.uk.com
www.sheldon.uk.com

Bristol:

Emmaus House, Bristol BS8 1BN
0117 907 79950
administration@emmaushouse.org.uk
www.emmaushouse.org.uk

Dorset:

Pilsdon Community, Bridport DT6 5NZ
01308 868308
pilsdon@btconnect.com
www.pilsdon.org.uk

Society of St Francis, The Friary, Hilfield DT2 7BE
01300 341741 (bookings); 01300 341345(Friary)
hilfieldssf@franciscans.org.uk
www.hilfieldfriary.org.uk

Gloucestershire:

Marist Centre,(RC/ecumenical) Nympsfield, Stonehouse GL10 3TZ
01453 860228
MaristConvent@btconnect.com

St Peter’s Retreat House, Prinknash Abbey, Cranham GL4 8EX
01452 812455
prinknashabbey@waitrose.com
www.prinknashabbey.org.uk

Mucknell Abbey, Mucknell Farm Lane, Stoulton, Worcester WR7 4RB
01452 812455
kings@mucknellabbey.org.uk
www.mucknellabbey.org.uk

Wiltshire:

Alabare House of Prayer, Salisbury SP1 2JA
01242 583654
www.alabare.org

Sarum College, Salisbury  SP1 2EE
01722 424800
hospitality@sarum.ac.uk
www.sarum.ac.uk

Oxfordshire:

Convent of the Incarnation, Fairacres, Oxford OX4 1TB
01865 241849
sisters@slg.org.uk
www.slg.org.uk

Community of St Mary the Virgin, Challow road, Wantage, OX12 9DJ
01235 763141
guestwing@csmv.co.uk
www.csmvonline.org.uk

Wales:

Society of the Sacred Cross, Tymaur Convent, Lydart NP25 4RN
01600 860244
tymaurconvent@btinternet.com

Ffald-y-Brenin retreat house, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, SA65 9UA
Tel: 01348 881382
admin@ffald-y-brenin.org

Society of the Sacred Heart, Llannerchwen, Llandefaelog Fach, Brecon,
Powys, LD3 9PP, Wales  – offers hermitages.
01874  622902
retreats@llannerchwen.org.uk
www.llannerchwen.org.uk

Places to go for a day

Somerset:

Abbey House, Glastonbury BA6 8DH
01458 831112
info@abbeyhouse.org
www.abbeyhouse.org

Ammerdown Retreat & Conference Centre, Radstock, Bath BA3 5SW
01761 433709
centre@ammerdown.org
www.ammerdown.org

St Gilda’s, Christian Centre, Chemin Neuf Community, Langport. TA10 9QF
01458 250496
ccngildas@cheminneuf.org.uk
www.chemin-neuf.org.uk

House of Prayer, 2 Parkfields, High St,  Butleigh, nr Glastonbury  BA6 8SZ
01458 851561
elizabethrees_ocv@hotmail.com

Bossington Methodist Church, The Green  Bossington. TA24 8HH
Mrs Jeanette Perkins,
01643 862424

Chewton Mission Church: retreat venue for clergy,  fee of £20 per visit
Keynsham Parish Office, 1 The Park, Keynsham, BS31 2BL
0117 9863354

St Nicholas’ Wayfarer’s Church, Kilton Somerset TA5 1ST
01278 733 504
annettestapleton@tiscali.co.uk
www.stnicholaswayfarerschurch.co.uk

Bristol:

Elsie Briggs House of Prayer, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS9 3EQ
0117 950 7242
warden@elsiebriggshouse.org.uk
www.elsiebriggshouse.org.uk

Devon:

Anthony House, Ivybridge PL21 OHB
01752 698276
antoinette-jackson@hotmail.co.uk
www.antoinettejackson.co.uk

Mill House Retreats,  Rocklee Manor Farm, Westleigh, Tiverton. EX16 7ES
janetaylor@millhouseretreats.co.uk
www.millhouseretreats.co.uk

Society of Mary & Martha, Sheldon Manor, Dunsford, Exeter EX6 7LE
01647 252752
smm@sheldon.uk.com
www.sheldon.uk.com

Dorset:

Pilsdon Community, Bridport DT6 5NZ
01308 868308
pilsdon@btconnect.com
www.pilsdon.org.uk

Society of St Francis, The Friary, Hilfield DT2 7BE
01300 341741 (bookings); 01300 341345(Friary)
hilfieldssf@franciscans.org.uk
www.hilfieldfriary.org.uk

Wales:

Society of the Sacred Cross, Tymaur Convent, Lydart NP25 4RN
01600 860244
tymaurconvent@btinternet.com

The Quiet Garden Movement – has a good number of gardens in this area.
01494 454873
info@quietgarden.org

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