Our guest area is integral to our Convent home, creating an atmosphere which is relaxed, quiet and comfortable.
Retreats may be booked by the day or residentially, for individuals or small groups (currently a maximum of 10 for Day Groups and 5 for Residential Groups).
Each individual Day Guest is offered a room (usually a bedroom) for their private use. Day Guests may also choose to have a midday meal with us (Covid-permitting).
Spiritual Direction may be available for individuals if booked in advance.
A separate Meeting Room is made available for Residential Groups.
At this time of special care relating to Covid-19, each Guest will have a WC/shower allocated for their exclusive use, with a maximum of 5 Guests in residence at one time.
Bedrooms (3 Double and 9 Single) are simply and comfortably furnished.
Each room has a hand basin and four bedrooms have ensuite WC/shower rooms. Additional showers are shared between no more than two guests. A bath is available in the ensuite bedroom on the second floor.
Our Library holds a wide range of titles, many with a strong emphasis on Spirituality, and is available for our Guests to use while staying with us.
Guests are also welcome to use our Creativity Room which is stocked with a variety of arts and crafts materials.
Our Meeting Room may also be booked by the day for Quiet Days, Cell Group Meetings, Parish Teams and other groups up to 10 people.
Hot drinks and biscuits are provided. A Sister may sometimes be available to lead a group if requested.
Suggested Donation: £20 (base rate for the meeting room) plus £5 per person for the day.
Many areas of the house and garden are wheelchair accessible.
The Meeting Room is on the ground floor.
A lift gives access to the first floor bedrooms, Library and Creativity Room.
A fully wheelchair-accessible wetroom is available on the first floor and the ensuite shower rooms are mostly accessible.
Small kitchenette facilities are located near guest bedrooms with modest provisions for breakfast and ‘tea times’.
Our main meal is served at 1pm and a lighter meal is served at 6:15 in the evening.
Our menu might be described as 'flexitarian' with a variety of vegan, vegetarian, fish and some meat dishes offered through the week, along with plenty of vegetables.
We are also pleased to cater for full-time vegetarian, vegan, gluten free or other special diets if we know in advance.