Many people find great comfort and strength from taking time out to retreat. As Christians, it is an ideal opportunity to connect with God through quietness and studying His Word.
There are many places to take retreat, each offering a different experience. You can go on retreat on your own or as part of a small group; some retreat centres also offer themed or guided retreats. The Retreat Association offers ideas and resources for retreats, as well as events and locations of retreat centres; it is a useful first point of contact for organising a personal or group retreat.
There are a number of local places for retreat: