Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Crawley Down

An 83-year old Monastic Community in the Church of England Committed to Train Men and Women in the Art and Science of Contemplative Prayer
Opening at 09:30 tomorrow
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Until our Tier Four status ends, Visitors are allowed to attend Offices only. Picnic-style meals (self-service, please) are allowed in the Library. Unfortunately but temporarily, we won't be able to accommodate anyone overnight until the lockdown lifts. Please give us advance notice if you plan t...

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2 months ago
The Community of the Servants of the Will of God is a hidden treasure. It has a vision of all things gathering together in Christ in which the visible unity of Christians, east and west is paramount. With that vision there is a hands on commitment to worship and the discipline of Christian life in which the Jesus Prayer of Orthodoxy plays an important part. I have been visiting the Monastery at Crawley Down for 20 years and have received much guidance and inspiration from CSWG. The situation of the Monastery hidden away in the forest is provocative of spiritual deepening.
- John T
2 months ago
Wonderful place. Almost joined. Called to be solitary.
- Ulrich D
11 months ago
I did a week here of quiet retreat in 2018. It was a very peaceful and holy time with God. This is the perfect place for getting away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and finding quiet space for reflection, for contemplation, for meditation and for study. The accommodation is simple and homely. The hospitality is generous and kind. The open space and the woods and the river give you space to reflect and pray in nature contemplating the wonder of God's creation. Thanks to the brothers for their welcome and warm spirit. I also enjoyed the times of worship (orthodox spirituality). My background is Evangelical but I greatly appreciated the liturgy and the worship. I am seeking to make this a regular retreat. And have recommended to all.
- Cornelius H

Visitors and Guests Welcome

Monastic hospitality at your service

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Fermandy Ln
Crawley Down
Crawley Down, Crawley
RH10 4LH
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Mon:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tue:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wed:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thu:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Fri:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sat:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sun:9:30 am – 5:00 pm
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