Hiring our Facilities, Coming on Retreat and more…
Weekend Hire: Workshops / Seminars / Retreats
The majority of our guests stay with us over the weekend, coming as part of a group working within the well-being sector, such as yoga, martial-arts, sound-healing, voice-training, creative-writing, team-building and spiritual-exploration. Many are returning guests who find our approach to hospitality particularly suitable for their specialist needs, from offering a warm welcome to providing home cooked vegan and vegetarian meals, they find our beautiful historic rooms and simple but cared for accommodation the perfect fit. Group Retreats are charged per person per 24 hours, minimum six people, and the costs includes all meals, refreshments, overnight accommodation and use of one meeting room.
The Abbey Individual Retreats
We welcome individuals looking for “time to be”. Depending on availability you would be offered either a single room in the main house with en-suite or accommodated in our Guest House which has shared bathroom facilities. Retreats are currently available during mid-week and weekends, and guests now have the option to book additional workshops in Creative Writing and Natural Bread making, as well as treatments such as massage and Reiki. Individual Retreats are charged per person per 24 hours and include full board and a private bedroom.
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Receptions and Special Event Hire
The Abbey provides a beautiful and inspiring environment for small wedding receptions and significant ceremonies and blessings. The Great Hall can be used for intimate or larger scale events and accommodates up to 60 people. Catering can be provided in-house or you are welcome to use your own caterer. Please note that the Abbey is not licensed for wedding ceremonies.
The Great Hall
Can accommodate up to 60 people seated, and offers a magnificent timber vaulted ceiling, a wooden floor, a magnificent open-fireplace, french windows opening to a large lawn and a grand piano. This space is very flexible, working well as an open space for physical activities and the ability to create various seating arrangements with or without tables to suit the occasion, and is wheel-chair accessible with assistance. Flip charts, pens and audiovisual equipment are provided for free.
Seats up 12-15 people in comfortable sofas and armchairs, situated on the ground floor, with a beamed ceiling, an open log-fire, and views over the labyrinth lawn.
Seats up to 12 people in large sofas and armchairs, and is situated on the first floor, it has a high ceiling and timber beams, an open log-fire, and views over the medieval courtyard.
Seats up to 14 in soft armchairs and is also on the first floor, in the oldest part of the building, where the original magnificent stained glass windows offer wonderful views over the grounds.
Our comfortable bedrooms offer simplicity and warmth, 14 rooms are available, six twin-rooms and eight single-rooms, accommodating a maximum of 20 people across our Guest House and Main House.
The Abbey Guest House
Adjacent to the Main House is our self-contained Guest House with its own kitchen suitable for small group self-catering, with a comfortable sitting room/dining area. The Guest House has nine bedrooms in total, five twins and four single rooms, in keeping with our ethos, we do not provide electronic equipment such as TVs or Radios, however WIFI is available throughout the premises. We do ask that users of the Guest House respect our neighbours.