Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Minsteracres Retreat Centre

Minsteracres is a Retreat Centre set in beautiful Northumberland countryside.

There is a full programme of residential retreats and courses; visit Minsteracres Website –

Speakers available for groups large and small.

If you’re looking for speakers for coffee mornings, lunch groups, afternoon teas, evening meetings or other events, we at Minsteracres are happy to offer a presentation about ourselves and our work. Contact, or call 01434 673248 for information.

Upcoming events, retreats and walks:

Coming up at Minsteracres:

  • Saturday 24 August (Bank Holiday weekend); Minsteracres Book Day. Special event with book stalls, allocated reading spaces and children’s story telling sessions. All welcome to come along and sample a wide variety of book genres as well as our café. 11.30am – 3.30pm.

  • Friday 30 August – Friday 6 September; The beatitudes under the rainbow of God’s healing love, Treasa Ridge. An in–depth look at the beatitudes and colour in terms of spiritual and psychological growth. The retreat will be held in silence with a daily introduction and time for reflection.

For more information about Minsteracres and our full programme visit our website or call us on 01434 673248.

Donating to Minsteracres

"Minsteracres holds a special place in the hearts of countless people who have benefited from their visits here over the years. We want to carry on providing this much loved facility for future generations and we need your support to enable us to continue to make a difference to people’s lives. We are asking our Friends to commit to giving to us on a regular basis. This will make a huge difference to our fundraising and will secure the retreat centre for future generations."

Minsteracres is a great space for self-led groups. Why not talk to us about booking space? Call us 01434 673248, or email

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