Our guest area is integral to our Convent home, creating an atmosphere which is relaxed, quiet and comfortable.
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 7 Guests in residence.
Bedrooms (3 Double and 9 Single) are simply and comfortably furnished.
Each room has a hand basin and three/four bedrooms have ensuite WC/shower rooms. Additional showers are usually shared between just two guests. A bath is available on the second floor for those who prefer.
Retreats may be booked by the day or residentially, for groups or individuals.
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).
A separate Meeting Room is made available for Residential Groups.
Our Meeting Room may also be booked by the day for Cell Group Meetings, Parish Teams and other groups. In normal circumstances, this room can accommodate around 15 people though social-distancing guidelines will reduce this number (TBC). Hot drinks and biscuits may be provided (Covid-permitting).
Smaller Day Groups are also welcome. Covid-permitting, hot drinks and biscuits will be provided, and a midday meal may be available on request (groups up to 6 people).
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.
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 Guest Area, 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.