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Abbey House

Quiet Days & Retreats for all faiths and paths
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Quiet Days

Quiet Days are held once a month and are open to anyone. They provide a quiet space for your own contemplation based on a theme for the day.

The format of the day is as follows:

9.30 - 10am

Arrival, tea & coffee


Welcome & admin announcements

10.05 - 10.30am

First talk where the leader will set a theme for the day and offer ideas for contemplation

10.30am - 12noon

Silence (the leader will be available for individual talks)

12.00 - 12.20pm

Second talk


Lunch (silent with music)

2 - 2.20pm

Third talk

2.20 - 3.20pm

Silence continues

3.20 - 3.35pm

Closing session

Tea & cakes; informal conversation; depart

Please click here for dates, click here to download a brochure or contact us to book a place.

Read what our visitors have to say ...

“We normally teach our courses in urban London - but we felt that this was not the ideal environment for a retreat. We are so pleased to have found the perfect place: The beautiful Abbey House, surrounded by magnificent grounds and overlooking the ruins of England’s first Christian church. One of the most peaceful places imaginable...”

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