Retreats and events up to the end of 2017 are listed below. Among those who have kindly offered to lead retreats at Shepherds Dene in 2017 are: John Bell, Bishop John Packer, Bishop David Thomson and many of our regular retreat leaders.





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April 2018

In the Footsteps of the Northern Saints

April 6, 2018 - April 12, 2018
Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom
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£545

A fascinating week, enjoying the beauty and spirituality of the North-East’s most sacred sites. We will spend a day at Romano-British sites on Hadrian’s Wall and also explore the rich heritage of the Northern Saints (Aidan, Cuthbert, Oswald and Hilda), visiting Lindisfarne, Bamburgh, Whitby and Durham Cathedral.  Includes all transport. Please bring your National Trust/English Heritage cards with you, if you are a member. John, a retired Anglican priest, has led many tours to sacred sites in Northumberland and Scotland with his wife, Gina.  He is the author of ‘Cuthbert and the animals’.

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Spring Ramble

April 25, 2018
Shepherds Dene, Shepherds Dene
Riding Mill, Northumberland NE44 6AF United Kingdom
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£15

A chance to ramble through country lanes and vales surrounding Shepherds Dene. Usually a 6 - 8 mile ramble, we start the day with a bacon butty, and stop for a short Eucharist before our packed lunch. Prayerful reflections along the way. Sturdy footwear is advisable! Jeremy Chadd is Vicar of St Chad’s, Sunderland.

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