We are a Christian place of prayer with a resident community rooted in the Roman Catholic Passionist tradition. We welcome people who share our values and we invite you to enjoy our hospitality.

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

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Minsteracres is a beautiful 110 acre estate in the land of the Northern Saints. Within our historic buildings and estate we have space for prayer and rooms to hire for retreats and events.

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Grand Book Day at Minsteracres

Saturday 24th August from 11:30am until 3:30pm Something for every reader with reading spaces provided. A café will also be available with lots of tasty ‘lite bites.’ Fiction all genres, Gardening and Cookery and Other specialist interests. Special childrens’ book event New books and story telling provided by Forum Books, Corbridge Children’s activities & Fancy Full Story

Welcome to Tynedale Horticultural Service

On a sunny afternoon on Sunday 9th June roughly 130 people celebrated the formal opening of Tynedale Horticultural Service’s (THS) new offices in the Old Laundry at Minsteracres Retreat Centre.  This was the culmination of months of hard work to refurbish the Old Laundry building using funds provided by Northumberland County Council to create a Full Story

Sister Cecilia

In Memory of Beloved Friends

In memory of beloved friends Following the death of Brian Alderson in January, in recent months we mourned the loss of more dear friends: Sr. Cecilia Wilkinson CP, Teresa Wall and Monty Burton. Sr. Cecilia died peacefully on Holy Thursday, 18 April, after a period of failing health. She was 85 years old and 65 Full Story

Volunteer blogspot Dianne Keetch

Dianne Keetch blogs about working in the Peace Garden. Here she talks about how finding a marble reminded her of an old Geordie poem and how memories help reminiscence.

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