The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary

Sometimes referred to as the C.S. Lewis flat by the wardens, the Sanctuary certainly delivers on its name.

from £65/night
Sleeps up to 3 Studio Bathroom Kitchen

The Sanctuary

Sometimes referred to as the C.S. Lewis flat by the wardens, the Sanctuary certainly delivers on its name. With the flat's incredible stained-glass window and original oak-panelled ceiling, this flat possesses a unique character. Ideally for individuals or couples, though can sleep up to 3 people (by means of a pull-out bed), with ensuite bathroom and studio kitchenette. Due to its location and layout this flat is not suitable for those with mobility issues or children under the age of 12. Please note, all our flats are suitable for solo guests.


Sleeps up to 3

Perfect for individual/couple retreats, though an extra bed (pull out camp bed) can be added . Please note this flat is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.


Ensuite bathroom with bathtub.


Well equipped kitchen with crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils provided.

Internet Access

WiFi is available (connectivity may vary due to the old thick walls).

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Here you can book your preferred flat, choosing to pay a deposit now or pay in full. Please ensure you indicate your bedding requirements when making the booking. Please note, bedding + towels is now included in the price (1 x bedding per person/couple). Check-ins days are Mon, Weds & Fri between 3pm - 9pm and check-outs are available every day apart from Saturday between 8am - 10am. Prices are based on a minimum 2 night stay. We do also offer a 1 night stay at a supplemented price (extra £25.00 pppn) . The Nave is our designated ground floor flat for those with mobility issues and/or requiring wheelchair access and for families with children under 12 year of age. Westwood is a quiet place of stillness and therefore ONLY suitable for those seeking peace and solitude to retreat, rest and recharge. Guests are asked to be mindful of noise levels throughout their stay in particular between our quiet hours curfew of 10pm - 8am when we ask for minimal noise in the flats and no arriving or leaving. Retreats are not guided or structured, we host the space and guests can enjoy a flexible day with no demands and make their own arrangements *CANCELLATION POLICY* All payments (deposits and balances) once received are non-refundable. Any cancellations and payments made at least 28 days before the arrival date can be deferred to a future stay (subject to availability). PLEASE NOTE: The above applies for stays at least 28 days before the arrival date - all other cancellations and payments are non-transferable.




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“So glad to find this place...So peaceful and serene”
“What an incredible place to stay! We were so humbled to have stayed in this place”


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If you are interested in booking at Westwood Retreat Centre and want to discuss your booking, please email the office or call us during office hours.

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Contact us by Phone

You can call us on 01484 845042. Our office hours are 10:00-13:00 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Visit us in person (Groups)

We understand some group leaders might like to come see the centre before booking their group retreat. You are very welcome to come visit and have a tour of Westwood, but we please ask you contact the office to officially book your visit. Unfortunately, unarranged visits are not possible.

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