A list of places for rest, relaxation and renewal.
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.
Letton Hall, Shipdham, Norfolk
Letton Hall offers space and room for conferences, away days and retreats for individuals and groups. They also host a number of guided retreats – details found via www.guidedretreats.org.uk
All Hallows Guesthouse, Norfolk
A unique urban retreat in the heart of Norwich, on the site where Julian of Norwich lived and wrote, All Hallows offers modern, comfortable bedrooms with a private chapel, library, sitting room and refectory, alongside daily worship in the adjacent church. There is an emphasis on simplicity, sustainability and ecological responsibility.
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.
Clare Priory, Clare, Suffolk
Clare Priory is one of the oldest religious houses in England, situated in 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.
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”.