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House of Bethany

7 Nelson Road, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 2AR

Contact Details

Contact Name:

Reverend Mother SSB



023 92 833498

Retreat Centre Description

Notes C of E, but all welcome. Facilities for non-residential groups (up to 18). Facilities for wheelchair users on ground floor. Guests are welcome to join the Community for a daily Mass and in their recitation of Monastic Offices throughout the year and during Holy Week when the Triduum is said. We have an extensive library, with a wide variety of books. 20 minutes walk from the seafront. Please notify in advance of special diets. More details on website.

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Accommodation on Offer

2 single rooms on ground floor, twin bedded room on First Floor, 3 single rooms on Second Floor. Lift to all floors.

Wifi available in some rooms and Sitting Room.

Loop system in Chapel.

Parking restrictions 4.30pm-6.30pm – garage spaces available, or parking permits from Community

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Retreat Centre Facilities

Please see website for retreat centre facilities

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Types of Retreat Offered

Please see website for retreats offered

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2024 Events (if known)

Monthly Quiet Days on Saturdays 10.00am - 4.00pm

Conducted by Sisters or local Clergy £7.50p

27th January

24th February

9th March

20th April

11th May

15th June

13th July

No Quiet Day in August

14th September

5th October

16th November

7th December


Bi-monthly Quiet Afternoons on Mondays 1.30 - 4.30pm

Visitors may stay for Vespers at 5.00pm £5.00

Conducted by Associates, Oblates and Friends of Community

26th February

22nd April

17th June

7th October

9th December


Julian Meeting, usually on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays

2.00 - 2.45pm

Julian Festival 15th May 9.30am Mass - 3.00pm Tea


ADVENT CAROLS with SPEAKER Wednesday 4th December 7.30pm


Unity Week Thursday 18th January - Thursday 25th January 2024

Unity Service 2.30pm 24th January


Easter Carols 2.30pm 6th April



Monday 22nd July - Monday 19th August [for necessary maintenance]

Saturday 21st December - Monday 8th January 2024




Retreat Centre Location

7 Nelson Road, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 2AR

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