Holidays in the UK for Christian workers

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This section contains information about holidays in the UK for mission or overseas Christian workers. This includes holiday accommodation offering special deals and/or run by people sensitive to mission personnel's needs as well as organised holidays and retreat houses geared towards mission workers on home leave. Whichever establishment you contact, please mention OSCAR and ask if they offer a special price for Christian workers.

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Accommodation finding services & sources

Christian

CCI

CCI is an association of 260 members from Christian conference centres to those running camps and holidays. Their website also advertises jobs and voluntary opportunities at some of these centres.
Website: www.cci.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01908 477951

Christian Holiday Guide

Hosted by Premier Online, this is an online version of a printed guide produced by Christianity Magazine, Youthwork Magazine and Woman Alive magazine.
Website: www.christianholidayguide.co.uk

Christian Holidays

Includes Christian accommodation and leisure facilities in the UK and abroad.
Website: www.christianholidayhandbook.com
Email:
Tel: 01362 853376

Christian Holidays (Windrush Holidays)

Searchable online database of Christian holiday providers in the UK. Also features some Europe and worldwide locations.
Website: www.christianholiday.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 0845 644 0717

Christian House and Church Swap

A UK based holiday organisation which has over 300 registered members throughout the UK, and are increasing the number in Europe and further afield..
Website: www.christianhouseandchurchswap.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01728 663 583

Christian House Sitters

Christian House Sitters is an internet based service for Christians who want to take a holiday and need someone to look after their home and or pets, and Christians who need a break. We will put the two halves together. This way we hope many Christians who could not afford a holiday will be enabled to take a break and see other countries. 100% of all income goes to support a Christian Children’s Home in rural Kenya.
Website: www.Christian-HouseSitters.com
Email:
Tel: 01460 419652

Holidays for Christians

Holidays4Christians is a directory of Christian holiday accommodation in the UK and abroad.
Website: www.holidays4christians.co.uk
Email:
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MissionAssist

MissionAssist have a network of people throughout Britain who have volunteered to offer hospitality or short term accommodation to missionaries. Sometimes this is just an overnight, sometimes it is for a few days. They also have volunteers who have holiday accommodation and are willing to let missionaries use this either free or at cost. more>>
Website: www.missionassist.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 07527 804914

Off Duty

Offduty was founded by Rev Mark Canon to host a list of properties that are available for like minded church goers to rent for holidays.
Website: http://offduty.org.uk

General

Airport-hotels-guide.co.uk

UK airport hotels guide and price comparison website. Find out about every UK airport hotel, then compare prices before you book.
Website: www.airport-hotels-guide.co.uk

Always On Vacation

Search from a great selection of Holiday Rentals Accommodations on AlwaysOnVacation.co.uk as well as Holiday Villas, Apartment Rental and other Holiday Rentals UK property types directly from owners.
Website: www.alwaysonvacation.co.uk

Host

Need a place to stay for summer? North, South, large cities, historic towns, short-stays or long-stays - accommodation available across the UK in one of our shared flats with a group of friends or a studio apartment for a little more space and privacy. All of our rooms are ultra-modern, furnished, and give you access to high-tech kitchens and beautiful en-suite bathrooms.
Website: https://host-students.com

Visit Britain - Accommodation Guide

This online resource enables you to find generally available UK holiday accommodation in your chosen location and price range.
Website: www.visitbritain.com

Smoothhound

A commercial website that has a huge database of UK hotels and guest houses.
Website: www.smoothhound.co.uk

Airbnb

Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world. Good for finding a place to stay whilst travelling.
Website: www.airbnb.co.uk

Cottages UK Directory

Hundreds of country cottages listed throughout the UK, many with links to their websites. Searchable by an easy clickable map.
Website: www.cottagesuk.com
Email: pam@cottagesuk.com
Tel: 0115 9225582

FHR - UK Airport Services

FHR offer a range of competitively priced hotels close to all the major UK airports including Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester. Rates are available on a room-only basis or with holiday parking. They also offer the opportunity to pre-book from a choice of secured airport car parks which allows you to guarantee your space as well as save on the gate price you would pay if you just turned up at the car park.
Website: www.fhr-net.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 08707 456 347

HolidayParks4U.co.uk

A place to find holiday park offers and reviews for holiday parks in the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Holland, the rest of Europe, and the USA.
Website: www.holidayparks4u.co.uk

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site. TripAdvisor offers advice from travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 315 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 190 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide.
Website: www.tripadvisor.co.uk

TrustedHousesitters.com

They help home and pet owners find trusted sitters to care for their home and pets while away.
Website: www.trustedhousesitters.com

Rentasofa

Rentasofa™ connects travelers with people who are willing to host tourists at their homes.
Website: www.rentasofa.com

Rooms in Scotland

Accommodation directory of over 850 properties.
Website: www.roomsinscotland.com
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Hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfast

Arboyne House, Eardisley, Herefordshire

Arboyne House is a large, ancient house in a pretty part of Herefordshire. Mike and Sue, the owners, have returned from mission themselves and will be glad to share their home with others in mission who need a break and, perhaps, some gentle TLC.
Website: www.arboyneministries.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01544 327058

Biarritz Hotel, St. Brelades Bay, Jersey

Jersey's original Christian hotel offering 42 years of Christian hospitality. A magnificent location overlooking beautiful St. Brelades Bay gives the Biarritz the perfect location to offer a quality of service and fellowship rarely found elsewhere. Substantially low & mid season discounts for full time Christian workers. Email for full colour brochure and tariff or telephone the reservations office.
Website: www.biarritzhotel.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01534 742239

Blenheim Lodge, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Robert and Janz Duncan are committed Christians who warmly welcome you to Blenheim Lodge, our home in the heart of the English Lake District. We are AA 4 Diamonds and we look forward to meeting you. We have 11 double, single, twin and family bedrooms with en-suite/private facilities, hospitality trays, colour TV with remote control, all of which have wonderful lake and mountain views or views to the National Park. We also have a TV lounge with living flame fire. We particularly welcome Christians who wish to come here for retreat, Alpha weekends or simply to find a quiet place to commune with God. (Full time missionaries and Christian workers: please ask for discounted rates for mid-week or long breaks.)
Website: www.blenheim-lodge.com
E-mail:
Tel: 01539 443440

Christian Guild Holidays

Christian holiday hotels in six locations across the UK. New developments include swimming pools and pine lodges; no supplement for singles; special low prices for children.
Website: www.christianguild.com
Email:
Tel: 01629 580550

Harepath Holidays (formerly Peacehaven), nr. Seaton, Devon

Harepath Holidays is a family run holiday business situated in the lovely East Devon Countryside by the sea near Seaton. We enjoy lovely views over the Axe Valley to the Axe Estuary and beyond to the sea. With our flexible accommodation we can cater for a wide range of holiday needs from Bed & Breakfast for individuals and families to group bookings (up to 35) with catered and self catering options available. Also available for retreats for singles as well as church groups.
Website: www.harepathholidays.com
Email:
Tel: 01297 21681

Pentrenant Hall, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys, Wales

Quality accommodation in a rural location on the English / Welsh border approximately an hour from the West Midlands.
Website: www.pentrenanthall.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01588 620450

Whitchester Christian Guest House & Retreat Centre, Borthaugh, Hawick

Experience the peaceful atmosphere of this 3 star Country House with its own garden and woodland, set in the beautiful Scottish Borders. An ideal base for rest and refreshment on every level. Homemade food with a vegetarian option, log fire and well stocked library. Discount available for clergy, missionaries and other full time Christian workers.
Website: www.whitchester.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01450 377477

London

Christian Accommodation, Stanwell, TW19

Double bedroom accommodation. Ideal for holiday or short business stay; commutable to LHR T1-5 and Central London.
Email:
Tel: 01784 248826

The Highbury Centre, Highbury, London

The Highbury Centre is ideally situated in the heart of London in a delightful conservation area, yet it is only three miles from the centre of the capital. The Highbury Centre was founded in 1893, as The Foreign Missions Club, and over the years has provided accommodation to thousands of missionaries, Christian ministers, overseas visitors and guests of all denominations. Most are short stay visitors but those who are attending courses or studying may stay up to three months.
Website: www.thehighburycentre.org
Email:
Tel: 020 7226 2663

Lancaster Hall Hotel, 35 Craven Terrace, London. W2 3EL

The 80 hotel bedrooms are twin-bedded and offer comfortable accommodation with en-suite bathroom at a moderate price, including television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. A comprehensive Continental Buffet Breakfast is served for all guests. The Youth Wing provides a cheaper alternative.
Website: www.lancaster-hall-hotel.co.uk
E-mail:
Tel: 020 7723 9276
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Lee Abbey London

Lee Abbey is a Hall of Residence providing long-term accommodation for overseas students attending College or University in London. During the academic terms we normally only have spaces for full time students. We welcome bookings from tourists, and other visitors to London during the holiday periods – Summer, Christmas and Easter. more>>
Website: www.leeabbeylondon.com
E-mail:
Tel: 020 7244 2711

London (North) - 2 Bed Flat

Spacious, furnished, self-contained 2 bed flat in North London. Available to missionaries/Christian workers on home leave for medium term lettings (1 month minimum). £120 per week.
Tel: 0208 883 0717

Sanctuary 'Summer Breaks' in London

We offer clean, comfortable and affordable rooms in the heart of London from June to September. All of our rooms have en-suite facilities and guests have the use of shared kitchens for all of their self-catering requirements. Best of all our prices start from just £26 per person per night.
Website: www.summerbreaks.org
Email:
Tel: 0207 841 0486

South Woodford B&B

Hospitable Christian lady offers comfortable accommodation in South Woodford within close walking distance to Central Line station. For information, please telephone Kirstin after 7p.m.
Tel: 0208 504 0161

67 Rannoch Road, Hammersmith, London W6 9SS

Comfortable, central, quiet family home close to River, pubs and restaurants. Excellent transport facilities direct lines to all attractions, Heathrow, Gatwick (Victoria), Eurostar, Stansted. Ideal base for sight seeing, courses, concerts and business events. Near Earls Court/Olympia Exhibitions and Albert Hall. Central heater, TV, continental breakfast. Reduction for children.
Website: www.thewaytostay.co.uk
Tel: 020 7385 4904

Outside the UK

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Self-catering

Bassenfell Manor Christian Centre, Keswick, Cumbria

Bassenfell Manor Christian Centre provides group accommodation, a self catering apartment, holidays for individuals and school group residentials.
Website: www.bassenfell.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01768 776366

Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales - 2 bed semi

Two bedroom semi available in S.Wales for missionaries /Christian workers at low cost rent. On the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and 20 miles from the Gower Coast. Ideal for walkers. Rural area so car is beneficial.
Email:

Edinburgh Holiday Apartment, Edinburgh, Scotland

Immaculate, large 4-bedroom double upper Victorian Edinburgh City flat for long or short lets. We are Christians and actively seek out Christian tenants or holiday makers or those requiring the flat for a short-term let. Beautifully furnished and fully equipped for up to 8 people, but we WELCOME smaller parties too. Non-smoking flat with free street parking, 5 minutes to the heart of the City Centre. Small outside space with garden bench.
Website: www.edinburghholidayapartment.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 015394 43440

Eggbeer Trust, nr Exeter, Devon

The trust has two Lodges which enjoy views over Dartmoor and comprise three bedrooms: one bedroom with a double bed and ensuite bathroom, one with two single beds and then the third has bunk beds. There is also a family bathroom. The spacious kitchen is incorporated in the living room. Each Lodge is equipped to cater for six people. The Lodges are all electric and are on mains water. A 'games room' is close by for youngsters on wet days! Free for missionaries and Christian workers.
Website: www.eggbeertrust.org.uk
Tel: 01884 252621

Kilchrist Castle Cottages, Kintyre, Scotland

Self-catering, well-equipped cosy holiday cottages on the beautiful mainland isle of Kintyre (Argyll). A rural hideaway.........great beaches, golfing, surfing, endless walking,
birdwatching. Missionary discount (booked thru' OSCAR) 1/ 50% OFF all FORTNIGHT bookings at ANY time of year. 2/ 10% OFF all other bookings. 3/ Special offer on CAMPBELL cottage (sleeps 3): £200/week ANY TIME of the year. Please visit our web site for details of the four cottages and normal tariff to work out what your price would be.
Website: www.kilchristcastlecottages.iowners.net
Email:
Tel: 01751 475047

Middlewich Narrowboats, Middlewich, Cheshire

Middlewich Narrowboats offer self drive cruises on Britain's beautiful canals in comfortable, fully equipped traditional narrowboats. Christian workers discount - please ask.
Website: www.middlewichboats.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01606 832460

Near Tonbridge, Kent - The Old Bakery Annexe

Cosy self catering annexe: two reception rooms, one bedroom (with possible use of second). Own entrance but attached to home of retired couple who've taken part in short term mission. In a village in Kent. 3 mins walk to quiet railway station 1 hour from London, 40 mins from Gatwick. Shop and pub close by. Good walks and plenty of stately homes to visit.
Email:
Tel: 01732 838605

Rivendell, Pickering, N. Yorkshire

This is a small Christian retreat/holiday place comprising of a variety of self catering units. The owners are very keen to make it available to Christian workers/mission partners. We offer standard 10% discount to all Christian workers. At times there are spaces, and we would like to offer these at half price to missionaries (School holidays not included, but if you are restricted to then, do give us a ring, and we will see what we can work out). All you have to do is contact us and let us know which organisation you work with and book in the normal way. Bookings at this price can be taken two weeks or less before your visit.
Website: www.rivendellbreaks.iowners.net 
Email:
Tel: 01751 475047

Robin Hood's Bay Holiday Flats, Whitby, N. Yorkshire

Whitby Methodist Circuit own four flats for holiday lettings. Each flat is well equipped with electric heating, cooker, microwave, fridge, spin dryer, kettle, toaster and colour television. Bed linen (duvets, sheets and pillow cases) are provided for the main beds and bed settees. Guest are asked to bring their own towels and tea towels.
Website: http://whitbymethodist.btck.co.uk/RobinHoodsBayChristianHolidayFlats
Email:
Tel: 01947 880233

Sharksfin Holiday Home, Mevagissey, Cornwall

Family-friendly three double bedroom holiday home overlooking Mevagissey harbour. Special rates for Christian workers.
Website: www.sharksfin.co.uk
Tel: 07786 136672

The Lodge Country Park, Market Overton, Rutland

The Lodge Country Park is located in the heart of Rutland, just a few miles away from the picturesque Rutland Water and close to the market towns of Oakham and Melton Mowbray. Here we offer log cabin holiday accommodation, additional camping facilities and also a cafe and shop within another purpose built log cabin.
Website: www.lodgecountrypark.org.uk
Tel: 01572 768073

Holiday Cottage, Duras, Dordogne, France

Gem of a cottage, short or long lets, two bedrooms, roof terrace in the sun. In DURAS, a medieval market town. Photos sent by email, contact Ken at the email address below - you're in for a treat!
Email:
Tel: 01803 521743

NESCA, Southern Spain

This is a small informal home, for rest, retreat and holidays. B/B or self catering cottage. Large garden with private pool. Peaceful, yet close to town, sea and mountains. Free transport from Malaga airport. Reduction for missionaries and Christian workers.
Website: http://nescaretreatspain.org
Email:
Tel: ++ 34 952 371380 (SPAIN)

West Brittany Properties, France

We have two holiday gites in Dournenez for 4 or 6 persons or linked to take 10 persons. We also have a house in Audierne with one big bedroom sleeps 2+1 and one small single person bedroom. We will offer a good discount to anyone who mentions Oscar when sending us an enquiry.
Email:
Tel: 01484 680331
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Camping & caravanning

The Lodge Country Park, Market Overton, Rutland

The Lodge Country Park is located in the heart of Rutland, just a few miles away from the picturesque Rutland Water and close to the market towns of Oakham and Melton Mowbray. Here we offer log cabin holiday accommodation, additional camping facilities and also a cafe and shop within another purpose built log cabin.
Website: www.lodgecountrypark.org.uk
Tel: 01572 768073

Campsites.com

Camping, touring and glamping search engine for UK holidays and breaks. .
Website: www.campsites.co.uk

UK-Sites.com

A comprehensive list of UK Camping and Caravanning sites.
Website: www.uk-sites.com
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Organised holidays

Adventure Plus

A+ is an inter-denominational Christian charity based in Oxfordshire, UK, providing outdoor activities, outdoor education & training, primarily for young people.
Website: www.adventureplus.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01993 703308

Bassenfell Manor Christian Centre, Keswick, Cumbria

Bassenfell Manor host various fully catered organised holidays including Christian Adventure Holidays for young people between 12 and 17 years and also Walking Holidays in the Lake District. Special rates for missionaries.
Website: www.bassenfell.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01768 776366
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Capernwray Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Capernwray Bible School offers courses from 8 weeks to 9 months designed to equip you to be a more effective part of Christ’s body on earth through relevant, practical bible teaching and training in a relaxed, caring environment that encourages personal growth.
Capernwray Hall also offers holidays and conferences based in a beautiful country house in extensive parkland just half an hour from the Lake District. We encourage you to come to Capernwray, a place ‘where God changes lives’. more>>
Website: www.capernwray.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01524 733908

Christian Walking Club

The Christian Walking Club organises walking weekends and weeks away. We offer all types of walking - mountain, moorland, low level and coastal, themed events (walking with music, photography, art or wildlife) and cycling events.
Website: www.christianwalkingclub.org.uk
Email:

Journeying

Journeying is an ecumenical organisation which takes groups of about 4-12 people on holiday in an informal Christian ambience to the more off-the-beaten-track parts of Britain and Ireland.
Website: www.journeying.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01834 844212

rekonnect Re-entry Holiday for Children, Derbyshire

Re-entry holiday for MKs/TCKs (Age 6-12). Usually in August. See a report from the latest event at re-kreport.pdf . Dates for 2017 are 7th -11th Aug.
Website: www.globalconnections.org.uk/events/rekonnect/information
Email:

rekonnect Teens Camp, Derbyshire

This camp for teens is usually held in the Summer holiday each year. See a report from the latest event at re-kreport.pdf. Dates for 2017 are 24th-28th July.
Website: www.globalconnections.org.uk/events/rekonnect/information
Email:

Rock UK Adventure Centres, Kent (2)/Northants/Scottish borders

Formerly Barnabas, these folk are a long established Christian charity offering a safe residential experience, providing stimulating physical social and spiritual development in a fun and friendly environment!
Website: www.rockuk.org
Tel: 0844 8000 222

Scripture Union Holidays

SU run a whole host of organised holidays for children throughout the UK.
Website: www.scriptureunion.org.uk/holidays
Email:
Tel: 01908 856177

Urban Saints Holidays

Cru Holidays is part of Urban Saints (formerly Crusaders), a national Christian organisation working with young people (aged 8 -18+) that has been in existence for over 90 years.
Website: www.urbansaints.org/holidays
Email:
Tel: 01582 589832

WEC Summer Camps

Camps are planned each summer for 3 age groups between 10 and 21 years old.
Website: www.weccamps.org

Outside the UK

Elbow Holy Land Tours

We offer personalised tours of the Holy Land for Churches and Christian Groups.  We have many years of experience and on average run 20 - 30 tours per year for church groups from all over the world.  All of our staff are Born-Again Believers in Yeshua and our aim is to provide tours at prices people can afford to enable as many Christians as possible to visit the Holy Land and walk in the footsteps of Yeshua.
Website: http://holy-land-tours.com
Email:
Tel: 01444 391280
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Richmond Holidays

We aim to provide outstanding and memorable holidays throughout the year for all members of the church family with Word-based and Christ-centred ministry to enrich and encourage you in your Christian life. more>>
Website: www.richmond-holidays.com
Email:
Tel: 020 3004 2661

Spring Harvest Holidays

Starting with 2003, Spring Harvest launched Spring Harvest Holidays at La Pas Opton, a 4 star holiday site in the Vandée region of Western France.
Website: www.springharvestholidays.com
Tel: 0870 060 3322
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Retreat houses

CCI

CCI is an association of 260 members from Christian conference centres to those running camps and holidays. Their website also advertises jobs and voluntary opportunities at some of these centres.
Website: www.cci.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01908 477951

The Retreat Association

This organisation has information about and links to many retreat houses throughout the UK.
Web: www.retreats.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01494 433004

The Ammerdown Centre, Radstock, Bath, Somerset

A conference and retreat centre.
Website: www.ammerdown.org
Email:
Tel: 01761 433709

Carronvale House, Larbert, Scotland

Carronvale House, The Boys' Brigade Scottish Headquarters, welcomes Christian based groups looking for a secluded yet central location either for on-site activities or as a base for exploring the vast number of attractions in the central belt of Scotland. Residential prices also include 4-6 hours use of the Recreation Centre, subject to availability and 1-2 function rooms depending on group size.
Website: www.carronvalehouse.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01324 562800

Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre

The Healing Centre provides for mission partners rest, spiritual refreshment, prayer and personal healing ministry and counselling if required, on their return and/or on home leave.
This is a residential centre affording care and ministry in a peaceful, secure and safe environment. Special rates apply and should be asked about on application to come and stay to the centre.
Website: www.crowhursthealing.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01424 830033

Ellel Ministries, Lancaster/Pevensey/Farnham

Ellel run a 3 day Healing Retreat based at one of their centres.
Website: www.ellelministries.eu/uk
Email:
Tel: 01524 751651

Ergata: Space and Grace

Mark and Judith Woolley (WEC International) host an informal place of "space and grace" where workers in mission from all backgrounds can rest, retreat or recover affordably in the face of fatigue, transition or unforeseen circumstances.
Website: www.ergata.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01524 241832

The Greenhouse Christian Centre, Poole

The Greenhouse is a Christian Retreat Centre open to all, a mile from stunning Dorset beaches, a place of peace in the rush of today's world. Come and spend time with us and renew your relationship with God, joining in our daily rhythm of prayer. We offer superb hospitality with single, twin and double rooms and fresh, home cooked food. Our loving team will ensure you experience the best possible time with us here at Green Pastures. Full Board ensuite options, 20% reductions for those in full-time ministry.
Website: www.the-greenhouse.org
Email:
Tel: 01202 764776

Harepath Holidays (formerly Peacehaven), nr. Seaton, Devon

Harepath Holidays is a family run holiday business situated in the lovely East Devon Countryside by the sea near Seaton. We enjoy lovely views over the Axe Valley to the Axe Estuary and beyond to the sea. With our flexible accommodation we can cater for a wide range of holiday needs from Bed & Breakfast for individuals and families to group bookings (up to 35) with catered and self catering options available. Also available for retreats for singles as well as church groups.
Website: www.harepathholidays.com
Email:
Tel: 01297 21681

Lee Abbey, Lynton, North Devon

Lee Abbey provide a range of holidays, conferences, retreats and breaks with a theme. You are also welcome to do your own thing and are free to opt in or out as you choose. Full/Half board or self-catering. 50% discount for missionaries.
Website: www.leeabbey.org.uk
Tel: 01598 752621

Les Cotils, Guernsey, Channel Islands

This luxurious Christian Retreat and Conference Centre offer 10% discount (or occasionally more) to missionaries.
Website: www.lescotils.com
Email:
Tel: 01481 727793

Mid Sussex Retreat House

Christian family home; opening November. Mid Sussex village 4 mins from Parish Church. Daily morning and evening prayer. All other usual weekly services and Holy Communion. Spiritual guidance available. Lovely, cosy, friendly home with full integration of village and Church life. Short stay and holiday breaks, B/B, Evening meals. You are most welcome to spend some time with us.
Email:

Mirfield Monastery, West Yorkshire

The Mirfield Monastery welcomes visitors using the monastery as either a retreat house or a conference centre. It is open for groups or individuals and has a full programme of activities throughout the year.
Website: www.monastery-stay.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01924 483346

NESCA, Southern Spain

This is a small informal home, for rest, retreat and holidays. B/B or self catering cottage. Large garden with private pool. Peaceful, yet close to town, sea and mountains. Free transport from Malaga airport. Reduction for missionaries and Christian workers.
Website: http://nescaretreatspain.org
Email:
Tel: ++ 34 952 371380 (SPAIN)
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Penhurst Retreat Centre

The Centre has a heart for mission and is well known within the membercare community. The wardens, Richard and Storm Hann, are trained in listening and debriefing and are usually on hand to support and pray with guests if requested. Set in an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' Penhurst is situated near the south coast but only 90 minutes from London by train. It is a small, peaceful house offering a warm welcome and many home comforts. Mission partners can visit throughout the year for personal times of rest, refreshment and renewal and there is a programme of led retreats run by leaders who have mission and membercare experience more>>
Website: www.penhurst.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01424 892088

Pilgrim Hall, Uckfield, East Sussex

Set in the heart of the East Sussex countryside, Pilgrim Hall is a wonderful venue for church retreats, away days, residential groups and business meetings. With a variety of function rooms and bedrooms, we can accommodate up to 125 guests.
Website: www.pilgrimhall.com
Email:
Tel: 01825 840295

Quiet Waters, Bungay, Suffolk

Quiet Waters provides a place where you can meet with God and find rest, refreshment and healing. We provide a 'listening ear' and prayer in a homely setting amongst 2 acres of gardens on the River Waveney on the Suffolk/Norfolk border. The house operates a rhythm of prayer throughout the day for those who want to take part.
Website: www.quietwaters.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01986 893201

Society of Mary and Martha, Exeter

Specialist resources for people in Christian ministry including 12,000-mile Service weeks, Linhay Lodges and Family Holidays. Also have a programme of quiet days & retreats as well as provision for personal retreats.
Website: www.sheldon.uk.com
Email:
Tel: 01647 252752

Stanton House, Stanton St John, Oxford

Stanton House, owned by a Christian charitable trust, is in an attractive village near Oxford.
There is no structured programme, apart from informal prayers after supper. The house and surrounding area provide plenty of space for peace and quiet.
Website: www.stantonhouse.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01865 358807

Trelowarren Retreat, Helston, Cornwall

Trelowarren Retreat is situated on the Lizard Peninsula in South West Cornwall a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The Mansion House is grade 1 listed. The Retreat offers luxurious and extravagant hospitality at an affordable price. Predominately a place of rest, breakthroughs are commonplace in the secret place.
Website: www.trelowarrenretreat.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01326 221366

The Vine at Mays Farm, Hullavington, nr. Chippenham

Mays Farm is also Penelope & Kim Swithinbank's home and they love to welcome individual guests and groups who need time and space to reflect, study and pray. 5 individually furnished ensuite spacious guest bedrooms. Locally-sourced home cooking. Access to a library, sitting room (both with wood-burning stoves) and a Chapel with a baby grand piano which loves to be played. There are also walled front and rear gardens (complete with vine).
Website: www.thevine-at-maysfarm.com
Tel: 01666 838332

Whitchester Christian Guest House & Retreat Centre, Borthaugh, Hawick

Experience the peaceful atmosphere of this 3 star Country House with its own garden and woodland, set in the beautiful Scottish Borders. An ideal base for rest and refreshment on every level. Homemade food with a vegetarian option, log fire and well stocked library. Discount available for clergy, missionaries and other full time Christian workers.
Website: www.whitchester.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01450 377477
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Bible weeks & festivals

Several events offer free or cheap tickets for missionaries, please ask when you first contact them. (Highlighted/featured entries are those where OSCAR is attending).

Bangor Convention, Bangor, N. Ireland

March/April (Easter)
Website: www.faithmission.org
Tel: 028 9262 8286
Featured

Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention, Bangor, N. Ireland

August
Website: www.worldwidemission.org
Featured

Big Church Day Out, West Sussex & Cheshire

May/June
This event takes place in two locations - Wiston House in West Sussex and Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire - at the end of May / early June each year. The programme is predominantly music and worship based but with a focus on fun and fellowship as well. more>>
Website: www.bigchurchdayout.com
Email:
Tel: 01825 748881
Featured

Creation Fest, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge

August
Website: www.creationfest.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 0844 8794 703
Featured

David's Tent, West Sussex

August
Website: www.davidstent.net
Featured

Naturally Supernatural, Stafford

July
A brand new 5 day event organised by Soul Survivor for the whole church. Held at Stafford Showground in the last week of July. Approx. 3,000 delegates are expected.
Website: http://naturallysupernatural.co.uk
Featured

New Wine, Shepton Mallet

July/August
New Wine is a movement of churches working together to change the nation through a network of church leaders, National Gatherings, training events and resources. more>>
Website: www.new-wine.org
Email:
Tel: 020 8567 6717
Featured

One Event, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln

August
Website: www.one-event.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01522 542166

ECG, Scarborough

April/May
Website: www.ecgevent.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01782 524 200

EMW Conference, Aberystwyth

August
Website: www.emw.org.uk/aber
Email:
Tel: 01656 655886

Edinburgh Convention, Gilmerton, Edinburgh

June/July
Website: www.faithmission.org
Tel: 0131 672 2149/1419

Faith Camp, East of England Showground, nr Peterborough

July/August
Website: www.kingdomfaith.com
Email:
Tel: 01293 851543

Festival, Cliff College, Calver, Hope Valley, nr Sheffield, S. Yorks

May
Website: www.cliffcollege.org
Email:
Tel: 01246 584 200

Focus, Ringwood, Hants

July
Website: http://focus.htb.org

Greenbelt, Boughton House, Kettering, Northants

August
Website: www.greenbelt.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 020 7374 2760

Kairos Youth Camp, North-East England

August
Website: www.kairoscamp.org.uk

Keswick Convention, Keswick, Cumbria

July/August
There is a special fund available for overseas missionaries wishing to attend the Convention. If you would like to apply for a grant please contact the Keswick Convention Trust.
Website: www.keswickministries.org
Email:
Tel: 01768 780075

Keswick in Wales, Llandridod Wells

July
Website: www.keswickinwales.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01597 822700

Keswick at Portstewart, Northern Ireland

July
Keswick at Portstewart was established in 1914, then known as ‘The North of Ireland Keswick Convention’.
Website: https://keswickatportstewart.org

Newday, Norwich

August
Newday is aimed at 12-19 year olds, which means those currently in school year 7 upwards.
Website: www.newdaygeneration.org

New Horizon, Coleraine, N. Ireland

August
For overseas workers returning home to Ireland, New Horizon provides a Hospitality Fund to assist them to attend the event.
Website: www.newhorizon.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 028 2955 7157

New Life Conference, Liverton, Devon

July/August
Website: www.newlifeconference.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01626 821715

People Without Limits (Detling), Kent County Showground

August
Website: www.peoplewithoutlimits.org
Email:
Tel: 0870 901 7777

Refuel, Fochabers, Scotland

July
Website: https://issuu.com/therealmackay6/docs/2017_ready_for_print

Rivercamp, Evesham

August
Website: www.river-camp.co.uk

Solas Festival, Perth

June
Website: www.solasfestival.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 0141 416 1650

Soul Survivor, Stafford/Kinross/Peterborough

July/August
Website: www.soulsurvivor.com
Email:
Tel: 0303 333 1 333

Spring Harvest, Minehead/Skegness

March/April
Website: www.springharvest.org
Email:
Tel: 01825 769111

Summer Madness, Belfast

June/July
Website: www.summermadness.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 028 9067 3379

The Pursuit, Buckinghamshire

May/June
Website: www.thepursuit.co.uk
Email:
Tel: 01825 748883

Whitby Gospel Music Convention, Whitby

May
Website: www.paulwheater.com/wgmc2.htm
Email:
Tel: 01947 810561

Word Alive, Prestatyn, Wales

April
Website: www.wordaliveevent.org
Email:
Tel: 020 7407 5863
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