Belsey Bridge Conference Centre, Norfolk
On the Norfolk/Suffolk border, its 22 acres are designed to support quiet reflection within beautiful rural surroundings. Adjacent to the Conference Centre is a Convent where you can attend Daily Eucharist.
Belsey Bridge Conference Centre, Ditchingham, Bungay NR35 2DZ
01986 892133, www.cct.org.uk/smartweb/belsey-bridge/introduction
All Hallows Convent, Norfolk
The Community of All Hallows is situated in 22 acres of beautiful grounds on the outskirts of the village of Ditchingham. Retreats can be booked by individuals or small groups for a maximum stay of 2 weeks.
All Hallows Convent, Belsey Bridge Road, Ditchingham NR35 2DT
01986 892749, http://all-hallows.org.uk/
Quiet Waters, Bungay, Suffolk
Set in the unspoilt countryside of the Suffolk/Norfolk border, "Quiet Waters" is a place for rest, relaxation and renewal. The team has a confidential approach to individual needs and is ready to help through prayer, worship and led retreats.
Quiet Waters, Flixton Road, Bungay NR35 1PD
01986 893201, www.quietwaters.org.uk
Clare Priory, Clare, Suffolk
Clare Priory is one of the oldest religious houses in England, situated n the shadow of Clare Castle on the banks of the River Stour. It offers a tranquil environment for those who wish to withdraw from their daily lives and find rest in the Lord.
The Community welcomes group retreats from other Parishes or organisations.
Clare Priory, Ashen Road, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8NX
01787 277326, www.clarepriory.org.uk
Launde Abbey, Leicestershire
In peaceful country surroundings in the heart of the East Midlands, Launde Abbey retreat centre is a place of prayer and of welcome. It has a resident Anglican community and offers a varied programme of events which are open to all.
Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicester, LE7 9XB
01572 717254, www.launde.org.uk
St Beuno's, North Wales
Offers a wide variety of courses including individually guided retreats, spiritual exercises, creative weekends, food retreat weekends and sexuality and spirituality seminars. Also offers retreats for students and young people, art workshops and music meditation. Offering "Space to Think, Refresh, Relax and Pray", it's based at St Asaph near Rhyl. Contact The Secretary, St Beuno's, Tremeirchion, St Asaph North Wales LL17 0AS
01745 583444, www.beunos.com
Linhay Lodges, Sheldon, Exeter
Linhay Lodges at Sheldon near Exeter offer time out for people in the ministry/and or their spouses at times of stress, crisis or burnout. The lodges (which includes one with wheelchair access) offer a comfortable place to recharge your batteries with excellent off-road walking in the Devon countryside - "one to one" listening sessions can also be booked in advance.
Contact The Society of Mary and Martha, Sheldon, Dunsford, Exeter EX6 7LE
01647 252752, www.sheldon.uk.com
Bishop Woodford House Retreat & Conference Centre, Ely
Offers a series of Days of Reflection and Residential Retreats at a modern building in Ely, Cambridgeshire.
For programme of events, telephone 01353 663030 or write to:
Bishop Woodford House, Ely Diocesan Retreat & Conference Centre, Barton Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DX
The Society of Mary and Martha at Sheldon
For details contact 01647 252752
Sheldon, Dunsford, Exeter EX6 7LE
The Mrs R J Colman Trust offers grants or interest-free grants typically ranging from £100 to £12,250 to help retired clergy who have served in the Diocese of Norwich or have had Permission to Officiate, the widowed spouses of the above retired clergy, divorced or legally separated spouses of Norwich diocesan clergy. The grants can be given towards repairs to property, replacement of domestic appliances, respite breaks, hospital visiting, mobility or disability assistance. Grants are available for Retreat fees (up to 50%) but excluding travel costs. The trust helps those "in conditions of need, hardship or distress".