The Community looks forward to welcoming you. Visit for a personal retreat, study and reflection, a creative, walking or themed break, or a family holiday. The teaching, worship and activities don’t cost extra, so take part in as much or as little as you like. What to expect …

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October 2018

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19–20 October 2018 (Fri–Sat)

Jesus and The Superheroes

20–26 October 2018 (Sat–Fri)

Dave Hopwood

Dave will draw on various Superheroes and their incredible big screen adventures as he takes a fresh and refreshing look at the life of Jesus,...

£415 to £505 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

26–28 October 2018 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£140 to £170 per person
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Mindfulness of God & Our Relationships

29 Oct–2 Nov 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Shaun Lambert

Shaun will be helping us explore mindfulness as a biblical and historical spirituality within Christianity and in particular what it means to be a mindful...

£268 to £328 per person
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Autumn Colours

29 Oct–2 Nov 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Rob Kitchen

A time of colour changing seasons brings a chance to explore or own seasons of change and callings from God – join Rob on a...

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November 2018

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House Closed

2–8 November 2018 (Fri–Thu)

Renew, Refresh, Resource

9–11 November 2018 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£120 to £150 per person
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Preparing for Christmas

12–16 November 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

Christmas is a time for giving, so come and join us to explore your creative-side making cards, wreaths and small gifts to bless others. We...

£210 to £270 per person
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Living with life-changing loss following bereavement   At the Beacon

12–16 November 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Abi May

Grief can be overwhelming, particularly if we have lost a partner or child, or if our loved one’s passing was sudden or traumatic. The aim...

£199 per person
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Christ within you and cancer too.

12–16 November 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Holland, Chris Jagger

“Mr. Holland You have cancer….” Have similar words been said to you or someone you care for? This week hopes to offer all who have...

£199 to £259 per person
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Refreshing Leaders in the Church

13–15 November 2018 (Tue–Thu)

Lee Abbey Team

Come away on a break that is specially designed for church leaders. Escape from the pressures and responsibilities of leadership and find refreshment and space...

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Renew, Refresh, Resource

16–18 November 2018 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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God knows what I’m doing here …

19–23 November 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Barbara Carpenter

Many of us find ourselves wondering whether we matter or where and how we fit in life.  This week we will be exploring and reflecting...

£199 to £259 per person
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Enneagram 2: God-shaped people

19–23 November 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Becky Widdows, Margi Walker

For those that have completed the elementary Enneagram course you are invited to continue your journey and explore the Enneagram system within the Christian tradition,...

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Renew, Refresh, Resource

23–25 November 2018 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£120 to £150 per person
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Advent Silent Retreat: Towards the Dawn

26–30 November 2018 (Mon–Fri)

David Runcorn

Advent is an ancient season of preparation and vigil in the Christian calendar. This retreat is suitable for both the experienced and adventurous beginner and will...

£255 to £315 per person
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Preparing for Christmas

30 Nov–2 Dec 2018 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

This weekend is a led retreat, with periods of silence, to help people prepare for Christmas. There will be time and space to connect with...

£120 to £150 per person
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December 2018

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House Closed

3–21 December 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Christmas

21–27 December 2018 (Fri–Thu)

Lee Abbey Team

Join us for this very special week of celebrations, festivities, and reflections together as we celebrate the coming of the Saviour. Bring 3 generations of...

£415 to £505 per person
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New Year

27 Dec 2018–2 Jan 2019 (Thu–Wed)

Stuart Townend

What more can be said apart from how excited are we to spend this special time of year with such a God gifted worship leader...

£415 to £505 per person
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January 2019

Ordinands: ‘Four dimensions of discipleship in ministry’

2–5 January 2019 (Wed–Sat)

John Pritchard

This is an opportunity for hard working ordinands and their families to step back, relax, and be fed physically and spiritually, in the incomparable setting...

£99 to £144 per person
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5–18 January 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Renew, Refresh, Resource

18–20 January 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£120 to £150 per person
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January Silent Retreat

21–25 January 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Howard

January is a beginning in many ways, yet although the days are growing longer it can often feel like the coldest and hardest time of...

£255 to £315 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

25–27 January 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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O Love That Will Not Let Me Go

28 Jan–1 Feb 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Holland

George Matheson wrote these words in 1882. it was through the deep trials of illness and desertion that he had come to place all his...

£199 to £259 per person
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Knitting part two

28 Jan–1 Feb 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Inger Denniston

During these cold grey days, don’t work alone! Bring your knitting (or other handiwork) and enjoy creative fellowship around the fire at Lee Abbey. We...

£199 to £259 per person
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February 2019

Renew, Refresh, Resource

1–3 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£120 to £150 per person
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Living The Spirit Filled Life

4–8 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Mark Aldridge

What does a Spirit filled humanity that re-presents Jesus Christ to the world look like? How can we live in His power and carry his...

£199 to £259 per person
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Prayer Ministry Training

4–8 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Val Turner

Come and spend time at the feet of Jesus dwelling in his presence and learning all aspects of prayer ministry enabling you to love your...

£199 to £259 per person
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Needlecraft

4–8 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Gretel White, Vittoria Hancock

Come and spend some time crocheting in a relaxed, friendly and prayerful environment. We will be offering two different projects, a crochet stitch sampler and...

£199 to £259 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

8–10 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£120 to £150 per person
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A new age dawns for the church? Renew, refresh or replace

11–15 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Sam Cappleman, Jennie Cappleman

Our world is changing rapidly – the church can’t help but change too, but how should it change and evolve? What should we keep from...

£199 to £259 per person
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Refreshing Leaders in the Church

12–14 February 2019 (Tue–Thu)

Mark Aldridge

Come away on a break that is specially designed for church leaders. Escape from the pressures and responsibilities of leadership and find refreshment and space...

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Renew, Refresh, Resource

15–17 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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The voice … of the Lord!

18–22 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Steven Faux

God speaks and the world comes into being. God speaks and community is formed. We seek to listen to ‘the voice of the Lord’, and...

£199 to £259 per person
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Estate Working Party

18–22 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Estate Team

Enjoy the great outdoors with our team doing practical tasks on our stunning estate this week. As a bonus you get a reduced rate and...

£165 to £225 per person
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Families Together Half Term Week   At the Beacon

18–22 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

Come with your family to the Beacon this half term and enjoy fun and activities with Beacon activities such as archery and zipwire for the...

£160 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

22–24 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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Individually Guided Retreat

25 Feb–1 Mar 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Michael Mitton

Our team of experienced spiritual directors will accompany you on a silent, guided retreat involving a daily one-to-one session for up to an hour. Each...

£330 to £390 per person
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The Gifts That Others Bring

25 Feb–1 Mar 2019 (Mon–Fri)

John Bell

Christianity is a global faith. We have celebrated that by sending missionaries and bibles abroad. But what have we received from those who are not...

£268 to £328 per person
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March 2019

Renew, Refresh, Resource

1–3 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£140 to £170 per person
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Hope for Tomorrow

4–8 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Justin Tomkins

How can we help our children and grandchildren face tomorrow? How do we celebrate science, medicine and technology without being ruled by them? Can humanity...

£268 to £328 per person
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Photography Walks

4–8 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Rob Kitchen

Focusing on Gods creation as spring develops, join Rob and the team to capture Gods canvas in photography. These easy to medium walks will be...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

8–10 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£140 to £170 per person
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Mums & Daughters   At the Beacon

8–10 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team, Amy Boucher Pye

Take time away from the busyness of life to enjoy each other’s company and develop your relationship.  There will be opportunities to work together, enjoy...

£180 per person
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Lent Silent Retreat

11–15 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Ruth Patterson

Give yourself the space to prepare for Easter. Join like minded people in exploring the power of silence with daily reflections to lead all throughout...

£300 to £360 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

15–17 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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Loved into Life

18–22 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Mike Edson

We believe love is the most powerful force in the universe: without it we are nothing. How then can we meet with this love so...

£268 to £328 per person
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Living a Reflective Life

18–22 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Anne Holland

Do you long to be able to make more time in your everyday life for prayer, and to experience space, stillness and silence with God?...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

22–24 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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The Most Generous Gift

25–29 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Acorn Christian Healing Foundation

The greatest gift we can give each other is to listen. We all know how good it is to feel we have really been listened...

£268 to £328 per person
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Walk & Talk

25–29 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

James and Inger Denniston, Simon Farrar

Come and experience the early springtime delights of God’s creation in this breathtaking part of North Devon – a wonderful mixture of inspiring coastline, delightful...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

29–31 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£140 to £170 per person
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April 2019

Creative Writing: Furthur Up Further In

1–5 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Chris Leonard

Whether you’ve written novels previously or only shopping lists, this week will give you fresh inspiration and confidence to explore. Then to enjoy sharing creativity...

£268 to £328 per person
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Dare to be different.

1–5 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

David Bracewell

Exploring the stories of Daniel we will be looking at having the courage, grace and integrity to live counter-culturally in an unbelieving, and often hostile...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

5–7 April 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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Jesus is Jewish! Why should this matter to me?

8–12 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

David Pileggi, Alex Jacob

Come away in this holiday week and take the time to prepare yourselves for Easter. Gain new insights into the ministry of Jesus and renew...

£268 to £328 per person
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Bring a Friend Weekend

12–15 April 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Lee Abbey Team

Come away and unwind with family and friends to chat and chill in the breath-taking location of Exmoor by the sea. This longer holiday weekend...

£210 to £255 per person
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15–17 April 2019 (Mon–Wed)

Easter

17–22 April 2019 (Wed–Mon)

Lee Abbey Team

Celebrating Easter at Lee Abbey is an unforgettable event! With our unique combination of performing arts, outdoor environment, grand house, welcoming community and inspirational worship...

£350 to £425 per person
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Lord, increase our faith

22–26 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Mike Fox

Come away for a break after the hectic Easter season and explore belief as it’s depicted in Scripture, looking at the story of Abraham. Living...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

26–28 April 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

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Gospel Overtures: Reflections on the Beginning of the Gospels

29 Apr–3 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Brian Purfield

Given who I am today, where did my story begin? One of the most important elements in a good story is the way it begins....

£268 to £328 per person
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Confident Christianity: Persuasive Evangelism in an Age of Sceptics

29 Apr–3 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Andy Bannister

How can we confidently and winsomely share Christ with our friends, neighbours, and colleagues? How can we overcome the fears that often hold us back...

£268 to £328 per person
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May 2019

Divorce Recovery Workshop

3–6 May 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Divorce Recovery Workshop

Module 1: Have you been through divorce or separation? Or has your relationship irretrievably broken down? This course of workshops will enable you to understand...

£220 to £265 per person
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Movement weekend

3–6 May 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Lee Abbey Team

Join with friends across the Lee Abbey movement. By Invitation only

The Great ‘I AM’s

6–10 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Andy Perry

‘Identity’ is a multi-faceted and complex issue in today’s society which impacts us all. We will explore these extraordinary ‘I AM’ sayings of Jesus, what...

£268 to £328 per person
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Treasure and Clay Pots

6–10 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Bridget Macauley

We’ll be reflecting on 2 Cor 4 and it’s use of the metaphor of pots, and explore how God’s meets us in the ordinary stuff...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

10–12 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£140 to £170 per person
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Discovery weekend   At the Beacon

10–12 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team, Beacon Team

An adult only weekend to discover more about yourself, each other and God. Have fun with our activities such as archery, climbing and zip wire...

£120 per person
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Knowing God

13–17 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Jane Williams

Do you want to wants to explore faith and deepen your understanding of the glorious God we worship? Together we will look at topics like: God,...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

17–19 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individuals, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship with...

£140 to £170 per person
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Parent & Child Together   At the Beacon

17–19 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team, Beacon Team

A chance for you to get away together!  The Beacon team will provide the time and space for you to have lots of fun and...

£180 per person
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Walk & Talk

20–24 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Farrar

Come and experience the late springtime delights of God’s amazing creation here in North Devon – a wonderful mixture of dramatic coastline, wooded combes, remote...

£268 to £328 per person
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Enneagram 1

20–24 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Becky Widdows, Catherine Park

Enneagram (Greek for ‘9 points’) describes nine personality types and is a powerful tool for spiritual growth though understanding ourselves and others. Join Becky Widdows...

£300 to £360 per person
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Individually Guided Retreat

20–24 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Barbara Carpenter

Our team of experienced spiritual directors will accompany you on a silent, guided retreat involving a daily one-to-one session for up to an hour. Each...

£330 to £390 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

24–26 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£140 to £170 per person
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Charlie, Danny, Mathilda and Jesus!

27–31 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Dave Hopwood

Drawing on the films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Danny the Champion of the World and Mathilda, Dave will take us through various Bible stories...

£268 to £328 per person
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June 2019

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2–7 June 2019 (Sun–Fri)

July 2019

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26–27 July 2019 (Fri–Sat)

August 2019

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9–10 August 2019 (Fri–Sat)

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16–17 August 2019 (Fri–Sat)

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23–24 August 2019 (Fri–Sat)

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30 Aug–6 Sep 2019 (Fri–Fri)

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Church groups

Transformed by a church weekend away together

Tea Cottage

Open during summer, on the Lee Abbey estate

Day visitors

You're welcome to come for the day, subject to space

Self catering

Your home from home on the estate

Summer camps

Festivals on the field for 13-18 and 18-30 year olds, every summer

Schools at the Beacon

Residential weeks at the Beacon Activity Centre

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