Tinhay Retreats offers retreats and spiritual direction. Set in an old farmhouse, with eight acres of peaceful smallholding. The lovingly tended garden is affiliated to the Quiet Garden Movement. In addition, there are two acres of wildflower meadow, an old orchard area, a camping field and two sheep fields. Tinhay Retreats offers a prayerful space for individuals and groups. Open to people of all denominations and none. Themed Day Retreats are available throughout the year, in 2024 we focus on the environment. For those looking for longer Retreats, a peaceful camp site is available within the grounds, just bring your own tent/caravan/motorhome. Alternatively, B&B facilities are available at Tinhay Mill, which is a 15 minute walk from Tinhay Retreats. There is good access from the A30 and the nearest railway station is at Okehampton. For up-to-date details of our events programme, please see our website.
Accommodation on Offer
For day retreats the ground floor of the house is accessible for all visitors, with a main lounge and smaller sitting room. Lunch is served in the kitchen/dining room. Tea and coffee facilities are provided.
For longer retreats we have a camp site for caravans/motorhomes/campervans/trailer tents and tents. Facilities include toilet block, shower, electric hook-up, grass pitches, on a quiet, sheltered site. There is a camp fire and BBQ area in the Old Orchard. In addition, we have two bell tents offering a ‘glamping’ option. Alternatively, B&B facilities are available at Tinhay Mill, which is a 15 minute walk away.
Retreat Centre Facilities
Types of Retreat Offered
18 January 2024 - Day Retreat: Recycling, reusing and reducing
3 February 2024 - Snowdrop Planting Day
7 March 2024 - Day Retreat: Rewilding reflections
10 October 2024 - Day Retreat: Eco spirituality
14 November 2024 - Day Retreat: Caring for Creation
5 December 2024 - Day Retreat: Creative journalling
Retreat Centre Location
Down Farm Cottage, Lifton PL16 0EL, UK