The Retreat Association publishes an annual magazine listing national and international places for Quiet Days and Retreat Programmes which can be purchased from Christian Bookshops. Listed below are opportunities for making a retreat or taking a Quiet Day around the Diocese. Some offer Retreat Programmes and/or Spiritual Guidance, others hospitality and space for reflection. All have access for those with differing levels of mobility
Weeks of Guided Prayer can also be arranged for your parish through the Lancashire Spirituality Network. Contact Christine Maidment firstname.lastname@example.org
The Diocesan Retreat and Conference Centre
Whalley Abbey, The Sands, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9SS
Telephone: 01254 828400
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The Retreat and Conference House is set in the stunning grounds and ruins of a 14th Century Cistercian Abbey.
On the banks of the River Calder in the beautiful countryside of the Ribble Valley, but with easy access to motorway and rail networks
- Grounds open daily
- Ample free parking for patrons only
Belonging to the Church of England Diocese of Blackburn the Retreat and Conference Centre located in the grounds continues to provide high-quality, welcoming hospitality.
Our flexible 4 star accommodation, including bed a breakfast facilities, is ideal for both day and residential conferences, wedding receptions and other family celebrations.
Each parish in the Diocese of Blackburn also has the option of booking a room at the Conference Centre for a retreat or other parish get-together completely FREE of charge once a year. Contact us to book your FREE room.
Haweside, St Christopher
The Revd G Piper
Hawes Side Lane
The Order of Companions of Martha and Mary
The Order of the Companions of Martha and Mary offer a
programme of retreats and quiet days throughout the year.
Further details can be found in their leaflet CLICK HERE
Monastery of Our Lady of Hyning
01524 732 684
For a Quiet Day or Quiet Morning please contact:
Canon Christine Mullineux
01524 69872 for further details
Open Door Retreats in Daily Life
69 Aintree Road
01253 829 399
St James' Shireshead
Whinney Brow Lane
Tabor Carmelite Retreat House
169 Sharoe Green Lane,
01772 717 122
Tatham Fell Old School Room
Revd. M H Cannon
01524 221 030
Tithe Barn at Grasmere
c/o The Vicarage