• 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 delighted to be open again for bookings. See our Covid safe policy for information on how we plan to maximise safety for our guests and staff. Our staff are still mostly working from home so only
pre-booked guests can be welcomed. We are taking 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

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 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
Happy are those who mourn
29th October, 2020
10am - 4pm
Gardens
Loss is a part of life, one responded to differently by us all. Join us as we draw on theology, psychology and literature to contemplate mourning and loss. This is an interactive day where you can begin to put into
Missing the Noise – Adjusting to an empty nest!
1st November, 2020
2pm - 5pm
Life and home can seem so empty as children head to university. One of life’s “changing seasons” we can recognise this absence and look forward to the opportunities it creates. We will draw on resources from the Iona Community, spiritual
  • '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!'