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‘Castles in the Kingdom’: this year, the focus of our week will be castles across the ancient kingdom of Northumbria. We will visit Carlisle, Alnwick, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh and, closer to home, Aydon Castle at Corbridge. Sue is a theological educator and retired priest. Jane is Warden of Shepherds Dene.Find out more »
A chance for friends to stay for the weekend in return for help in the house and grounds. A popular and sociable weekend!Find out more »
available for our Individually Guided Retreat from Monday 20th August to Friday 24th August. Limited places available at a price of £180 (full board), to those who would not necessarily be able to afford to pay the full price of £375. Retreat leaders will spend 30-40 minutes on a 1:1 with retreatants every morning and the retreat will take place in silence from mid-evening Monday until Friday morning. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time on your relationship with God…Find out more »
Following last year’s success, we are holding another Rest and Relax weekend. Enjoy a variety of activities designed to help you relax and unwind in beautiful surroundings. Why not extend your stay until Monday afternoon for a total cost of £300? You’re worth it! Individual treatments also available at extra cost. Barbara is an experienced practitioner in health and wellbeing treatments; Fiona is a well-regarded practitioner in colour therapy.Find out more »
Have you ever wanted to explore the fascinating Christian heritage of the Northern Saints? Why not join experienced guide, writer and theologian, Revd. John McManners, and discover Oswald, Aidan, Cuthbert and Bede for yourself? Visit the beautiful holy island of Lindisfarne, Durham Cathedral, Oswald’s castle and Aidan’s shrine at Bamburgh and stay in the peaceful surroundings of Shepherds Dene, in the Northumbrian countryside, near Hexham. Transport will be provided for visits and there will be some quiet time to relax and refl ect at Shepherds Dene. Places are…Find out more »
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