Minsteracres Retreat Centre

Minsteracres Retreat Centre--East aspect

East wing of Minsteracres Retreat Centre

At Minsteracres you can choose an individual or group retreat, organise your own event, or simply enjoy this beautiful place.

Minsteracres is a Christian place of prayer in the land of the Northern Saints. We welcome people of all faiths or none who share our values. A view from the inside

We invite you to enjoy our comfortable accommodation, home-cooked food and special hospitality. Read what people say about us in our Visitor’s Book

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Location:  Minsteracres, near Consett, Co. Durham, DH8 9RT Click Find us to get directions

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  • The Ballroom for groups up to 90 people. A magnificent room with a wood-burning stove.
  • The Parlour for groups up to 30 people. Another magnificent room with a wood-burning stove.
  • The Retreat House Lounge (with wood-burning stove) or Lecture room, each of which can accommodate 55 people
  • The Library for groups up to 25.
  • The Bethany suite for groups up to 20 which also includes tea and coffee making facilities and a microwave oven.
  • The Youth Centre for younger age groups more interested in adventure and less concerned with comfort.  For example Schools, Scouts, Guides, have used us for many years.
  • A beautiful chapel, with the use of a keyboard.
  • Various prayer rooms.


100 acres of grounds, parkland and woodland in the beautiful Northumberland countryside.  We have a number of walks for all abilities.  Here is a map of the estate.

Accommodation for up to 84 people across the Main House and Retreat House, depending on combination of singles/doubles/twin rooms; and resources such as:

  • Multi-media projector (£25 per day)
  • Lap top (£25 per day)
  • Flip chart and pens (free of charge)
  • OHP and screen (free of charge)
  • TVs, DVD and CD players (free of charge)


These prices help us to cover our costs.  However, no one should feel excluded for financial reasons and concessions are available.

Please call us on 01434 673 248, email or complete our  query form for more details.

Accommodation Commercial Faith groups
Per person per 24 hours full board £65 £52
Per person per 24 hours full board £130 £110
Youth Centre minimum charge £150 £150
… thereafter per person per 24 hours £12 £9
All day refreshments including lunch £35 £30
Room hire full day
Ballroom £200 £125
Parlour £200 £85


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