Our new retreat programme is now open for bookings – keep checking this page for further updates!

We are delighted to be re-opening Worth Abbey Retreat Centre and look forward to welcoming back former guests and inviting new guests.

The booking form includes an option to make a payment online via PayPal, credit/debit card, or bank transfer (BACS).  We hope you find something of interest to you and thank you in anticipation of your booking. 

To book your place online, please complete a booking form:

Booking form for online place

Booking form for residential place

For further information contact us or call 01342 710318

FINDING STILLNESS (Residential and online)
led by: Fr Peter Williams OSB 

An opportunity for individuals to come to Worth (either in person or remotely) and enjoy the space and the stillness whilst, at the same time, taking part in joint daily lectio, a daily reflection on the rule of St Benedict plus some input on silent prayer.  There will also be an opportunity for 1:1 meetings with Fr Peter, if you wish.  A section of the retreat will be silent.

Places are limited so you are advised to book early.  

20th-23rd September (3 nights) Cost:  £290 (single) / £255 (sharing)
29th-31st October (2 nights) Cost:  £220 (single) / £190 (sharing)
8th-11th November (3 nights) Cost:  £290 (single) / £255 (sharing)
13th-16th December (3 nights) Cost:  £290 (single) / £255 (sharing)


Led by Fr Peter Williams OSB

18th-21st October (3 nights)                                                                        Cost:  £290 (single) / £255 (sharing)

This retreat would appeal to anyone who is interested in silent prayer. Focussing on the practise of tai chi to explore stillness within the body as a foundation for stillness of mind and being and in the context of Christian spirituality and understanding. Whilst the name of tai chi is in the title this is not just tai chi lessons, but will be take aspects and principles of its practise as a way to deepen your experience of silence. Fr Peter who is leading the retreat will share his own 30 years’ experience of this practise as prayer. Beginners and those at all levels of experience are very welcome; the pace of the retreat will be spacious and measured.

ADVENT RETREAT (Residential only)

Led by a member of the Worth monastic community

30th November-2nd December (2 nights)                                                 Cost:  £190 (single) / £170 (sharing)

Amid the flurry of Christmas preparations, why not consider taking some time out to observe the holiness of the season of Advent, a time of expectant waiting for the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ.




This was posted in on 1 September 2021 and updated on 15 September 2021.

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