Retreats


Day, week, weekend & longer retreats in London, Home Counties, UK and abroad, religious & spiritual houses, retreats, centres and sometimes remote self contained accommodation offering time for rest, holiday, quiet, meditation, reflection, peace, relaxation, yoga, workshops, rehabilitation, family bonding, special events and occasions.

    Emmaus House
    A place to pause, reflect, listen and pray. You will have the use of the chapel, meditation room, small oratory, art room and extensive gardens. As well as personal retreats they offer a variety of scheduled workshops.
    Bristol
    BS8 1BN
    0117 907 9950

    Alabaré Christian Community
    Christian retreat in Salisbury. The house is available for private groups and for individual directed retreats. Guests are also welcome for bed & breakfast when space permits.
    Salisbury, Wilts
    SP1 2JA
    01722 501586

    Douai Abbey
    The purpose of the pastoral programme at Douai Abbey is to offer a variety of spiritual and educational opportunities for those interested in lifelong personal development in the areas of theology, ministry and spirituality.
    Reading
    RG7 5TQ
    0118 971 5300

    Aisha Ali Spain
    Living from the Heart retreat is an opportunity to obtain distance from daily life and rediscover your true self. Intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual work provides a holistic approach to resolving many of life’s problems.
    Spain
    0845 683 5955

    Worth Abbey
    The Open Cloister in Sussex invites you to seek God within the peace and companionship of Worth Abbey. With its modern facilities and tranquil environment, it offers retreat and engagement, contemplation and challenge, solitude and companionship.
    Crawley
    RH10 4SB
    01342 710318

    Abbey House Glastonbury
    Welcomes both groups and individuals for residential and non-residential visits. Embodies a Christian welcome to people of all ages, seeking spiritual growth. Mainly catering for groups but individuals are welcome when space is available.
    Somerset
    BA6 8DH
    01458 831112

    Burren Yoga & Meditation Centre Ireland
    Yoga holidays and retreats. Offers weekend and week long retreats in all types of yoga and meditation. Experience delicious vegetarian food, comfortable accommodation and great company in one of the most magical parts of Ireland.
    County Galway
    +353 91 637680

    Paradise In Portugal
    Holiday retreat in rural Portugal hidden away in the Alentejo with a magnificent lakeside setting and options for birdwatching, boating, swimming, Shiatsu massage.
    Portugal
    (+351) 283 933 065

    Jamyang Buddhist Centre
    A centre in the heart of London for meditation and the study of Tibetan Buddhism. The programme provides for beginners with classes such as meditation and more advanced students have the opportunities to practise with their tantra practice groups.
    Kennington
    SE11 4NA
    020 7820 8787

    Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre
    A place to “let go and let God” for a day, a weekend, a mid-week break or longer on a full board basis, in this 20-bedroomed old rectory, set in its own peaceful grounds in Crowhurst, East Sussex.
    Crowhurst
    TN33 9AD
    01424 830204


    Mill House Retreats
    A small, privately run retreat house set in a secluded location in the heart of the Devon countryside yet within easy reach of the M5 and Tiverton Parkway station. Throughout the year they offer regular guided retreats and special events.
    Devon
    EX16 7ES
    01884 829000

    St Columba’s House
    A Surrey retreat and conference centre offering quiet and peaceful day and residential facilities for work, leisure and spiritual refreshment. offers a range of accommodation from single to twin occupancy and some en-suite facilities.
    Woking
    GU22 8AB
    01483 766498

    The Kairos Centre
    Offers an environment of peace and tranquility conducive to spiritual growth and transformation in South West London. The centre exists for the development of the individual & is open to all. Spiritual direction & private retreats available on request.
    Roehampton
    SW15 4JA
    020 8788 4188

    Surya Lanka Ayurveda Beach Resort
    Surya Lanka Ayurveda Beach Resort is a 44-room resort located in beautiful Talalla, Sri Lanka specialising in traditional Panchakarma treatments. Guests are given their own individual treatment plan according to needs.
    Matara, Sri Lanka
    81000
    +94 11 266 7039

    The Mill Retreat Centre
    30 acres of stunning grounds 2.5 hrs from London. Take the opportunity to relax, long walks, bird watch. Riverside views, woodland glades, a natural paradise. Sleeps 50, meditation & yoga room, full board with delicious organic cuisine & self catering.
    Nr. Aumale, France
    0845 310 8063

    Laythams Holiday Lets Retreat
    Retreat accommodation nestled in the heart of Bowland Lancashire, a beautiful family-run location with breathtaking views of the stunning Beatrice and Burn Fells close to the historic village of Slaidburn, local to market town of Clitheroe.
    Clitheroe, Lancashire
    BB7 3AJ
    01200 446677

    Retreat Spain
    Alternative holistic retreat holidays in a tranquil earthly paradise. Find a relaxing mix of company, solitude, contact with nature, lovely walks, time by the pool, good food and daily group time.
    Andalucia, Southern Spain
    0113 815 7005

    Kagyu Samye Dzong London
    Provides peace and tranquillity for all in central London. They run a programme of courses and workshops focusing on meditation, Buddhism, and holistic therapies.
    Kennington
    SE17 3BD
    020 7708 8969

    London Shambhala Meditation Centre
    Clapham centre offering meditation instruction and weekend and weekday courses in meditation, Buddhism and the meditative arts. Residential weeekend retreats are held from time to time at IvyBank, their retreat house in Hampshire.
    Clapham
    SW4 6AY
    020 7720 3207

    Claridge House
    A Surrey sanctuary available to anyone who is seeking healing, rest and renewal for a few days. The emphasis is on spirituality and not on religion, so that those from any path are welcome to share in the peaceful life of the house.
    Lingfield
    RH7 6QH
    0845 3457281

    The London Buddhist Centre
    Weekend and longer retreats are held at the purpose built retreat centre, Vajrasana in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. There are six acres of gardens, a circular meditation room and a newly-finished and spacious lounge. All food is vegetarian.
    Suffolk
    0845 458 4716

    North London Buddhist Centre
    An ideal way to deepen your meditation practice in the quiet and beauty of the countryside. Typically, there are 2 or 3 meditation sessions a day, discussion about practice plus opportunities to explore the countryside.
    London
    N7 8JG
    020 7700 1177

    The Friars
    An ancient religious house of the Order of Carmelites. Guests can make their own private retreat, booking just their room and meals. Alternatively there is a full programme of retreats throughout the year.
    Aylesford
    ME20 7BX
    01622 717272

    Rigpa UK
    Weekend Retreat with Sogyal Rinpoche, world renowned Buddhist teacher from Tibet. Rinpoche will offer a complete and definitive instruction on the practice of meditation. complemented by periods of meditation practice and silence.
    Islington
    N1 1BB
    020 7700 0185

    The Abbey Sutton Courtenay
    The Abbey in Sutton Courtenay is a peaceful setting for the creative and experiential work of individuals or groups, from yoga retreats to writing workshops, therapy training to ecological education, and team or leadership development.
    Abingdon
    OX14 4AF
    01235 847401

    Tara Mahayana Buddhist Centre
    At the centre there are regular meditation classes, retreats and courses teaching Buddhism, meditation and positive thinking at all levels. Open throughout the year. Situated within 38 acres of lawns and woods at Ashe Hall.
    Derbyshire
    DE65 6HT
    01283 732338

    Penhurst Retreat Centre
    A small, friendly Christian retreat centre in Kent where a warm welcome is offered to any individual or small group. The centre also seeks to be responsive to the needs of mission workers from the UK and overseas.
    Penhurst
    TN33 9QP
    01424 892088

    Sunflower Retreats Italy
    Offering yoga, healing treatments, activities and nature excursions in the heart of Italy, located one hour north of Rome, in the beautiful village of Casperia. Holistic therapies, saunas, spas, hot springs and thermal baths available.
    Italy
    0116 2599422