Guest Information


​Meals are simple, healthy and almost entirely vegetarian.  Please tell us in advance of dietary requirements so that we can make sure we have the right ingredients available.

In warm weather, meals may be held outside in the back garden.  



​Bring what you feel most comfortable in. It is very informal here. You can have breakfast in your pyjamas  - or even lunch if you like. There aren't many pavements and it can be muddy so please bring sensible foot wear and something waterproof and warm.


Retreats start at 4.30 on the day of arrival and finish after lunch on the day of departure unless otherwise arranged. 

Breakfast is at 8.30 after optional walk and morning devotion 

Lunch is at 1 pm

Supper is at 6.30 pm before evening meditation

Service (Seva)  

Guests are asked please to strip their beds and empty bins on leaving

During your retreat you will be asked if you would like to help out in the house or garden  for about half an hour or hour each day. 

Rules of the House

  • Outside shoes are left in the hall. 

  • There is no smoking anywhere in the house.

  • Alcohol is not permitted except on feast days and celebrations. 

  • Use of technology should be kept to a minimum - it is up to you to decide what that means but you are having a break, time for you, don't spoil it with answering work emails.

  • There is silence in the house after 8.30 pm or whenever an evening session ends, until breakfast the following day. 

  • Please keep noise to a minimum at all times - another guest may be sleeping.

I came that they might have life, and have it more abundantly. John 10:10

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