• 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

We are planning to re-open the main building at St Columba’s House in September 2020. Redwood House (sleeps 8) is available over the Summer and Autumn as a self-catered let for retreats or holidays. Our staff are working from home on weekdays and are ready to take bookings. Contact us on admin@stcolumbashouse.org.uk  We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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



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

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Christian Book Group: Unapologetic
9th September, 2020
7.45pm - 9.30pm
We’re reading “Unapologetic: why, despite everything, Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense” by Francis Spufford. In this book Spufford often uses colourful language to provide an informed response to atheism. According to one reviewer: it’s a book for believers
Introduction to Soulfulness
22nd September, 2020
9.45am - 4.00pm
Perhaps you’ve given mindfulness a go, but felt there must be something more? Join Brian Draper on a journey into soul: to explore how the simplest but most profound benefits of mindfulness find common ground with the treasures of contemplative
Quiet Monday – Writings of Thomas Keating
12th October, 2020
9.45am - 4.00pm
We continue our Quiet Monday’s with the writings of Thomas Keating. Fr Thomas was an American Catholic monk and priest. He was known as one of the principal developers of Centering Prayer, a contemporary method of contemplative prayer. We’ll spend
  • '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!'