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If you are currently in school Year 12, we would love for you to join us Walsingham House at Abbotswick for a 2 night residential retreat.

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Life to the Full

You are at a stage where you are about to start making decisions and dreaming about future plans. You might be at a stage where you are looking to explore your faith further and learn more about the role God plays within your life.

This retreat will give you time to think, pray and chat with those in your year from across Essex and East London. There will be a mix of fun and games, along with times of reflection and personal prayer.

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For just £35, the cost will include meals, accommodation and youth-led formation.

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This retreat is from Friday 16th – Sunday 18th February 2024.

The retreat will take place at our beautiful retreat centre “Walsingham House at Abbotswick”, just outside Brentwood.

You will need to make your own way to and from the house, but please do let us know if you need any help finding us or working out how to get there. We will begin at 6pm on Friday evening and be finished by 2:30pm on Sunday afternoon.

All meals will be provided for you, from Friday dinner through to Sunday Lunch, as well as drinks and refreshments available throughout the weekend. 

(We can cater to any allergies and dietary requirements – please just be sure to let us know when completing your booking form)

The retreat will take place at our beautiful youth retreat centre “Walsingham House at Abbotswick”, in Navestockside, just outside Brentwood.  The dormitory accommodation has up to 8 beds in a room, all with en-suite shower room and bedding provided. You will just need to bring anything you would normally need for an overnight stay (clothing, toiletries, medication, phone and charger, etc!)

To secure your place, please click the “Apply Now” button at the top of the page.

Once your application has been accepted, you will need to log back into your account at to complete the booking form and payment. (Your place will not be confirmed until everything has been completed. This will need to be done at least 1 week before the event.)