Quiet Days

Locations for Retreats and Quiet Days in Devon and near Devon

Brunel Manor
In 1962 Brunel Manor, near Torquay, was purchased by the Woodlands House of Prayer Trust to continue the vision of Vera Hawkins and Margaret Barbour to provide a place of physical and spiritual renewal.  For information on booking retreats or conferences
01803 329333
📧 info@brunelmanor.com

Buckfast Abbey
A Roman Catholic Benedictine Monastery, rebuilt on its historic foundation and still home to a Benedictine Community of monks.  Individual guests can stay in the Monastery or Southgate retreat centre, some en-suite rooms available. Groups such as parishes, schools and families can stay in the guest houses located in a self-contained area near the Abbey Church. Different day, weekend and week-long retreats are held throughout the year.

Warden’s Department, Buckfast Abbey, BUCKFASTLEIGH, Devon TQ11 0EE,
01364 645532
📧 warden@buckfast.org.uk.

Lee Abbey
Set on the stunning North Devon coast where Exmoor meets the sea, and hosted by a 90-strong international and interdenominational Christian community.  Lee Abbey offers some individually guided retreats and there are focused retreats at Lent and Advent.  In addition, it is usually possible to come for your own retreat/reflection time most mid weeks.

Lee Abbey Christian Community, Lynton, North Devon, EX35 6JJ,
01598 752621
📧 relax@leeabbey.org.uk.

Mill House Retreats
A late 16th century country farmhouse and former mill in a secluded 7-acre setting, it provides led or private retreats in spacious surroundings which include a chapel.

Revd Jane Taylor, Rocknell Manor Farm, Westleigh, Tiverton EX16 7ES,
01884 829000
📧 janetaylor@millhouseretreats.co.uk.

St Rita’s Retreat and Conference Centre
A Roman Catholic retreat centre, run by the Augustinian Recollects.  The friars offer facilities for group retreats and conferences.

St Rita’s Retreat and Conference Centre, Ottery Moor Lane, Honiton, EX14 1AP,
01404 42601 or 01404 42635
📧 stritas@btinternet.com
The Society of Mary and Martha at Sheldon
The Society of Martha and Mary at the Sheldon Centre has a strong reputation for practical and effective support for people in ministry plus many resources open to everyone. Independent retreats in “Pig Pens” or “Hen Runs”, a wide variety of led retreats and Quiet Days.

Sheldon (Mary and Martha), Sheldon Lane Doddiscombsleigh Exeter EX6 7YT,


Locations for Retreats and Quiet Days near Devon

Abbey House, Glastonbury
A Christian welcome to people of all ages seeking spiritual growth. Groups and individuals are welcome for residential and non residential visits.
Contact: Abbey House, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8DH,
01458 831112
📧 info@abbeyhouse.org.

Epiphany House
Epiphany House in Truro provides facilities for Retreats, Quiet Days, Meetings and Conferences to a very wide variety of organisations including church groups of all denominations.

Contact: The Office, Epiphany House, Kenwyn, Truro TR1 3DR,
01872 272249
📧 epiphanyhouse@keme.co.uk

Othona, West Dorset.
Rooted in the Christian heritage but open to people of all faiths and none.  Othona offers holidays, retreats and courses with a welcoming community atmosphere. It encourages an adult spirituality: down-to-earth, light-hearted, and not afraid of change

Contact: Othona Community, Coast Road, Burton Bradstock, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4RN.
01308 897130

Pilson Community.
The Pilsdon Community welcomes those from all backgrounds and from many different walks of life – whether young or old, rich or poor. Pilsdon
is a community that shares a common life of prayer, hospitality and work, providing an environment of acceptance and friendship.

Contact: Pilsdon Manor, Pilsdon, Bridport, Dorset DT6 5NZ
www.pilsdon.org.uk      mail pilsdon@pilsdon.org.uk   Tel: 01308 868303