Work, Worship, Study and Play


New Year, New Season, New Opportunity

We are recruiting for another resident member to join the team here, could this be you? ...

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Family holidays, art events, singing weekends, walking weeks...

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We are an open Christian Community based on the beautiful Blackwater estuary...

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Othona for Educational Groups

Othona is a great place to bring groups from Schools, Colleges, Universities for field studies.....

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Recent blogs

The recent Trustee meeting was held in Othona West Dorset from the 9th -11th February. Clare Gough, Chair of Trustees, has written a report highlighting the main points from the meeting. If you... Read More

We are looking for someone who will enjoy being part of our community and who has the time and energy to support the work of improving our Essex retreat centre. As an Othona Essex Link Trustee you... Read More

The recent Othona articles from the Village View, written by Ruth Bull, are available to read on our website:

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Upcoming Events

Fri 1 Mar Sun 3 Mar 2024
A weekend retreat for Lent led by Revd. Brigid Main
Fri 15 Mar Sun 17 Mar 2024
Join a practical weekend workshop to gain some introductory skills in woodland management
Fri 22 Mar Sun 24 Mar 2024
Come along and join us in Ppreparing for the new season
Thu 28 Mar Tue 2 Apr 2024
Easter Celebration at Othona
Tue 9 Apr Fri 12 Apr 2024
A retreat with Maria helping those experiencing trauma, grief and loss