At whatever point you find yourself in life, you are very welcome to come and spend time with us at Ampleforth Abbey.


Man sat in prayer

In the busyness of life, we often forget to take time for ourselves, to recharge, reconnect, and re-engage with what nourishes us. Perhaps you would value some space for yourself, a chance to rediscover a sense of peace and calm within the stillness of the valley?

Perhaps you would benefit from an opportunity to have some time to reflect on the direction of your life, and to reconnect with yourself and with God? Perhaps you sense a need simply to be present for a while or to get some well-earned rest?

Whatever the reason for your retreat, during your stay here you are welcome to spend time however suits you best. Perhaps spending quiet time in the Chapel, reading in the Library or gaining clarity of thought through an invigorating walk in our beautiful grounds?

You're welcome to spend time alone or to share the journey with other guests, and there is also an open invitation to join the Monastic Community in their daily rhythm of prayer in the Abbey Church.


Prices for Individual Retreats 2023


  En-suite Standard
Full Board £85 £80
Supper, bed & breakfast £75 £70
Bed & breakfast £65 £60

Please note, individual guest charges are per person per day.