• Meeting Room Hire

    Saint Columba's House is an urban contemporary Christian retreat and conference centre just 30 minutes by train from the heart of London and a mile from the centre of Woking.

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  • House and Gardens

    When the weather is favourable, there are plenty of outdoor spaces to break away to. The Poustinia summer house overlooks our lawn and pond and is a perfect, quiet place to hire.

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  • Your Conference

    We offer modern, practical, affordable spaces to provide the best experience for your team.

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  • Your Retreat

    St Columba’s House would love to welcome you. You may be looking for a place for your group, or an individual retreat or quiet day, or perhaps you would like to join one of our house programme events.

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Welcome to Saint Columba’s House

Due to the current Coronavirus/Covid-19 crisis, St Columba’s House will be closed from Saturday 21st March until further notice. We apologise for the disruption and look forward to a return to normal service in due course.

Staff are working from home so you can still reach us by email or phone. Our thoughts and prayers are with all our guests and supporters at this difficult time.

We offer excellent meeting rooms, en-suite accommodation, home cooked food and worship space for your retreat, business meeting, seminar or conference. Providing you with relaxing, light, modern spaces in an urban setting with wooded grounds. 

Proudly rooted in the Anglican tradition, we warmly host people of all faiths and none.

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10 Meeting Rooms

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2 Worship Spaces

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31 Beds

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Close to M25, A3, M3

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London Waterloo – 25 Minutes

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Heathrow – 30 Minutes, Gatwick – 50 minutes

Meeting

Meetings

Saint Columba's House is an ideal place to have your team meeting and our excellent rail/coach links make travel here easy.

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Retreats

Retreats

Take time to feed the spirit, reflect on what's happening within and consciously put time aside to rest in the presence of God

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Job Vacancies

Accommodation

All our bedrooms are newly refurbished with en-suite facilities, helping you feel fully refreshed.

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EVENTS

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Quiet Monday – Writings of Richard Rohr
15th June, 2020
9.45am - 4.00pm
Our Quiet Monday theme of Spiritual Writers continues with the writings of Fr Richard Rohr. We’ll see how his teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy practices of contemplation and self-emptying. We’ll provide prayer stations, refreshments and fellowship. Please
Christian Book Group – Letters to a Young Muslim
30th June, 2020
7.45pm - 9.30pm
Letters to a Young Muslim
In a series of personal and insightful letters to his sons, Omar Saif Ghobash offers a vital manifesto that tackles the dilemmas facing not only young Muslims but everyone navigating the complexities of today’s world. Full of wisdom and thoughtful
Exploring The Beatitudes
25th July, 2020
9.45am - 4.00pm
The Beatitudes are perhaps the most important, subversive and revolutionary text in the Bible. They sum up Jesus’ teaching about what it means to live as a child of God’s kingdom. Alan Falconer will guide us through these powerful statements
  • 'Thank you for your care of us all over the weekend. I always come home so quieted and refreshed from whatever I have been doing- such a blessing'
  • 'Thank you for the wonderful welcome, a lovely clean, warm and peaceful house and environment, that helped make my retreat last week so special.'
  • 'To the wonderful team at Saint Columba’s House, thank you all for your exceptional hospitality and kindness during our weekend stay with you, also in the planning and administration of our booking!'