Scargill offers a wide range of Christian holidays, conferences and retreats with our resident Christian community. You’re very welcome, whatever your background or Christian tradition.

Join one of our organised programmes below, with a range of topics, activities and speakers, or pick any dates we’re open and just do your own thing.

You can visit Scargill on your own, come with your family, bring a church or other group, or even become a Working Friend.

Retreats, conferences and holidays

October 2017

Mon 16 to Fri 20 October 2017

Dave Hopwood, Phil Stone

It is hard to imagine Jacob having God in a half nelson or getting himself out of a divine head lock but the struggle was real, as Jacob faced up | read more...

Mon 30 October to Fri 3 November 2017

Geoff & Hope Price

Geoff and Hope have published ‘Miracles’, a book of accounts by people witnessing to the power of God touching their lives. Hope has her own story of healing to tell. | read more...

November 2017

Fri 10 to Sun 12 November 2017

Divorce Recovery Team

The workshop consists of six two-hour sessions and is suitable for anyone of any age and at any stage of separation and divorce. Those experiencing the trauma of a relationship | read more...

Fri 17 to Sun 19 November 2017

Phil Stone, Scargill Community

A men’s retreat – escape into the adventure – in the rugged and inspiring Yorkshire Dales. We will spend time learning about how men met with God in the wild. | read more...

Fri 24 to Sun 26 November 2017

Bishop Tony Robinson

When you think of Jesus – what image do you use most often? Christ the King is the final Sunday of the Christian year and a good time to look | read more...

Fri 24 to Sun 26 November 2017

Scargill Community

Learn the unforced rhythms of grace.’ That’s the Message version of part of those well-loved words of Jesus ‘Come unto me and rest.’ Sounds enticing especially when life is hectic | read more...

December 2017

Fri 1 to Sun 3 December 2017

Scargill Community

Help manage Scargill’s wonderful gardens and estate and have plenty of time to relax too. We’ll be working hard outside in the mornings and joining other guests for the afternoon | read more...

Fri 29 December 2017 to Tue 2 January 2018

Scargill Community

However you feel about all the usual New Year’s Eve shenanigans, there’s something here for everyone: chat, games, walks, films and anything else we can provide for your entertainment. Time | read more...

January 2018

Mon 29 January to Fri 2 February 2018

Jackie Reily

An opportunity to relax and create! Is there something you enjoy doing as a hobby but never seem to have the time for; maybe photography, knitting, sewing, projects with wood, | read more...

February 2018

Mon 19 to Fri 23 February 2018

Adrian & Bridget Plass

Films like La La Land are designed to let us escape into the world of make-believe because that is exactly what we want. To coin a phrase usually associated with | read more...

Mon 26 February to Fri 2 March 2018

Sister Carol CHN

In Lent we are invited to respond more fully to God’s invitation to love, life and joy. Led by Sister Carol, this retreat gives the time and space to become | read more...