“All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”  

Rule of St Benedict 53:1

Whether you have been on retreat before or if this is your first tentative step, we would be delighted to welcome you to Worth Abbey Retreat Centre.  We hope you will find something that calls to you.  We assure you of a very warm welcome and comfortable accommodation.

Guided or Individual retreats

06:15 Matins (Office of Readings)
07:30 Lauds (Morning Prayer)
08:00 Breakfast
10:00 Session / Personal prayer or reflection
11:00 Break
11:30 Session / Personal prayer or reflection
13:00 Midday Prayer
13:15 Lunch
14:30 Session / Personal prayer or reflection / Free time
17:30 Mass
18:45 Vespers (Evening Prayer)
19:15 Supper
20:15 Compline (Night Prayer)

We do hope you’re not too engrossed in your sessions to take a break and enjoy a break with fresh coffee or tea and homemade cake or biscuits!

What do I need to bring?

Not that much really, your clothes (strong shoes or boots to explore the estate) a wash kit, along with your personal belongings.

We provide:

  • Bed linen
  • Towels
  • Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner
  • Teaching (where applicable)

Pre-booking is necessary for every event.  For further information please contact us