Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Minsteracres Retreat Centre

Minsteracres Retreat Centre    Grounds    Trees at Minsteracres


Minsteracres is a Retreat Centre set in beautiful Northumberland countryside.

There is a full programme of residential retreats and courses; see the 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:

  • Friday 21 – Sunday 23 June; Daring Disciples’ Themed Retreat led by the Minsteracres team. Weekend of prayer, and reflection on our life's journey. For groups from parishes and individuals welcome.

  • Tuesday 9 – Thursday 11 July; Three Day Walking Retreat. Walk 8 – 10 miles over three days through beautiful countryside around Minsteracres with a daily reflection. Please bring suitable walking boots and weatherproof clothing.

  • Saturday 10 August; Rosary Rally. A prayerful day out at Minsteracres with a celebration of the Eucharist, Rosary procession through the grounds and Benediction. 12.00noon – 4.00pm.

  • Saturday 24 August; Minsteracres Book Festival. Book stalls, reading spaces, children's story telling sessions, good home cooked food and refreshments. 11.00am – 4.00pm.

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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