Abbotswick welcomes guests to take part in their own-guided retreats or enjoy quiet time on a personal/group day or residential retreat.

You are also welcome to spend a few hours enjoying the peaceful surroundings of the House and grounds and/or to stay overnight. If you require a meal or wish to stay overnight please email or call 01277 373959 to check availability and so that we can then send the relevant booking form. Herewith follows the suggested donation scale we apply in order to cover our running costs.

Suggested Donations

Suggested donations for your use of the House of Prayer

Non Residential: per person/per day (refreshments and biscuits provided)

Day guest + midday meal £25
Day guest + midday meal + evening meal £30
Day Groups here for the day or part thereof bringing own packed lunch £12 per head
(if using coach house kitchen facilities) £15 per head

Includes exclusive use of rooms depending on size of group. Beverages are supplied throughout the day by the House but you are requested to bring your own packed lunch.

Use of small Green Room for meetings
(lasting 2-3 hrs)
Use of Conference Room for meetings
(lasting 2-3 hrs)

Residential: per person per 24 hrs

For personal silence or groups providing their own facilitation:

Bed & Breakfast £40
All meals provided £55
All meals provided Student Rate £40

Rooms Currently Available
: 9 single rooms (5 in the Main House and 4 in the Coach House)

Please telephone to check availability of the dates you require and so that a booking form can be sent out.

Cheques are payable to: Diocesan House of Prayer

We consider the above suggested donations to be the minimum contribution needed towards running the House of Prayer. However, the community wishes to extend its hospitality to guests who have restricted income so no-one must feel that they cannot afford to come.

Any donation is gratefully received.

Further contributions from those who can manage it are also welcomed.

Please download and complete a gift aid form if you are a tax payer as your donation to the House of Prayer will increase by 25%.

Please consider also becoming a ‘Friend’ of Abbotswick – details can be found in ‘How can I help?’ section or by filling in the appropriate form here.

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