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I only stayed for three nights but wish it was more. The peace and solitude is quite amazing and exactly what I needed .
To be invited into the monks lifestyle is a unique experience which will stay with me forever. They partake in 7...More
Allowing us to stay was to give us access to a private sanctuary of what is otherwise a closed order of Benedictine monks in a building built solely for them so to use it. Thus it is not a hotel or otherwise intended for the...More
One of the Rules of St Benedict is to treat all guests like they are Christ; suffice to say, we were not treated so. Upon arrival we were greeted without enthusiasm and not very friendly at all. This continued throughout the stay which ruined the...More
What a lovely peaceful place, walked round the gardens and went into the church very interesting day out. Café and Shop were reasonable priced for drinks, food, produce which was grown by the monks Staff were very helpful food was quick and very tasty yes...More
This provides an opportunity to eat and worship with a community of 8 monks although there is no pressure to be a part of the many daily services. Breakfast is simple and based on toast and cereals - lunch and dinner are served in silence...More