Sacrista Prebend Retreat House

Retreats and conferences in Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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Overnight Accommodation

New reduced prices for overnight guests at Sacrista. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, Minster views and self-catering facilities. The daily rate is less for longer stays too.

This is offered on a self-catering basis. The House has a fully equipped kitchen and Southwell is well supplied with shops and restaurants, all within easy walking distance. Bed linen and towels are provided.

There are two twin bedded rooms and one single bedded room on the first floor. One of the twin rooms has en-suite facilities, the other first-floor rooms have shared facilities. On the ground floor the St. Laurence room is equipped with a double sized sofa bed and shower room that can be available to overnight guests with limited mobility.

Prices for overnight guests at Sacrista (updated 2023):
Bedroom 1 night 2 Nights 3 Nights Extra Nights
Twin + ensuite, Double Occupancy £70 £130 £180 £50
Twin + ensuite, Single Occupancy £55 £100 £140 £40
Twin + shared facilities, Double Occupancy £65 £120 £165 £45
Twin + shared facilities, Single Occupancy £50 £90 £125 £35
Single + shared facilities, Single Occupancy £45 £80 £115 £35
Ground Floor Sofa Bed+ shared facilities, Single Occupancy £45 £80 £115 £35

The Bedrooms

There are a limited number of twin bedded rooms and one single available for guests who would like to stay. En-suite or shared facilities are available.

bedroom with wall hangings

twin bedroom

'I could immediately feel the atmosphere of Sacrista as a calm peaceful place and when I had been introduced to the layout and gardens, it was already as if I had been here for a familiar long time. It was in fact only a matter of minutes since I had arrived.

Sacrista has a cared -for special atmosphere that the volunteers who look after it have so obviously respected and maintained for the guests to experience themselves....It is a lovely place to stay.' Gwenda, a visitor in July 2022.


We regret that pets cannot be accommodated in Sacrista Prebend Retreat House. This is for the protection of guests who may have allergies.


The main car park is situated at the rear of the gardens, off Queen Street. Parking for the disabled is available close to the House through the Westgate entrance.

Disabled access

All rooms on the ground floor are accessible to wheelchair users. There is a disabled toilet.


Toilets, including a disabled access toilet, and baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor (there are also 3 additional toilets upstairs, adjacent to the Lancelot Andrewes Conference/Training Room).


There are extensive, delightful gardens for the enjoyment of guests. Sacrista Prebend is a member of the Quiet Gardens Movement.



Open Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm. Weekends only when there are booked events

Sacrista Prebend Retreat House, 4 Westgate, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0JH
01636 816833 |

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