Lives shared, lives transformed

Scargill House is home to a Christian community who welcome people for holidays, conferences and retreats in the spectacular Yorkshire Dales. We share hospitality, creativity, fun and really good food together – refreshing and equipping churches, groups and individuals, of all faiths and none. More about us…

Retreat, holiday and conference programme

Sat 27 July to Thu 1 August 2024

Scargill Community

Sat 3 to Thu 8 August 2024

Scargill Community

Sat 10 to Thu 15 August 2024

Scargill Community

Full programme and booking


Attention is the beginning of devotion

Shaun Lambert writes: It was Mary Oliver the poet who wrote ‘attention is the beginning of devotion’ in her collection of essays, Upstream: Selected Essays.[1] One of the things she …

Scargill guest writer for Sanctuary First

This week Jo Penn has been writing Morning worship reflections for Sanctuary First (Sun 17 to Sat 23 March 2024). These are based around Mary Magdalene and the women who …

Upwelling of the Holy Spirit

Shaun Lambert has been writing for the Baptist Times on ‘the upwelling of the Holy Spirit’ – you can see his article here:

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