Individual retreat guests

Worth Abbey Retreat Centre

We invite bookings from individual retreat guests.  You will stay in our retreat house, St Bruno's where we offer a warm welcome, comfortable accommodation and good food.  All are welcome, whether you have been on retreat many times or are taking your first tentative steps on your faith journey. Our ministry is especially focused on providing the space and time for guests to retreat in a welcoming and calm place where they can step away from everyday life, explore their spirituality and join with the monastic community in the daily rhythm of prayer and liturgy. You can either choose to book one of the several dates set aside in the retreat programme - Time Out: Individual self-led retreats - or contact us to see if we can accommodate your preferred dates.  This may mean that you are sharing the retreat house with others, either an external group or programmed retreat.  
“All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matt 25:35)" Rule of St Benedict, Chapter 53:1
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Group retreats

Worth Abbey Retreat Centre

Worth Abbey is set in 500 acres of stunning West Sussex countryside. We are the ideal setting for your group retreat - Parish, Confirmation or other groups are welcome. Residential accommodation is in St Bruno’s, our retreat house and is fully inclusive - breakfast, lunch and dinner.  We are pleased to welcome groups of up to 20 (maximum 25).  The rooms are a combination of 3 single rooms, 10 twin rooms, the majority of which are  en-suite and two family rooms (1 double and 2 single beds). Our aim is to support leaders who bring groups to Worth by providing space in a secure, faith-focused and loving environment.  We currently have availability in 2022, weekdays and weekends.
“I loved the stillness and warmth of Worth"
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Worth Abbey Farm and Shop

Books, monastic products, livery yard and Worth lamb

Our working farm has a flock of over 60 sheep and livery facilities for over 30 horses and ponies. You can also buy a range of books, monastic gifts, cards and souvenirs from the Abbey bookshop as well as produce from our working farm.
“The lamb we bought was delicious"
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