• 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



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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The Power of the Cross in Art: Led Day
1st April, 2020
9.45am - 4pm
The cross is the pre-eminent symbol of Christianity. This led day looks at some of the different ways the cross has been represented in different Christian traditions and in different times in history. A gentle taught day with space for
Quiet Monday: Thomas Merton
27th April, 2020
9.45am – 4pm with Holy Communion at Midday
Quiet Mondays are a regular opportunity to gather at St Columba’s House for times of prayer and reflection and to participate in Holy Communion. Led by the House Team, an experienced group of spiritual directors and clergy. This year’s theme
Christian Book Group – The Sky is Red
13th May, 2020
7.45pm - 9.30pm
Book Cover: The Sky is Red
Kenneth Leech’s book is a powerful analysis of the current and future state of religion, politics and human society – very much a book of our time. It’s better if you read the book in advance of attending this friendly
  • '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!'