Holy Rood House

Postal Address
10 Sowerby Road
Y07 1HX

01845 522580
Year started
rural/ market town
Number of over 18s
Ideological focus
Christian; radical, inclusive and open
Legal structure
company limited by guarantee
Open in principle to new members
Charge visitors
Work in Lieu

A place of peace and tranquillity, overlooking the Hambledon Hills, the Centre for Health and Pastoral Care offers therapeutic and safe space for people of all ages. Discovering acceptance and a relaxed environment, guests find empowerment to work towards their own health and well being, with professional support from counsellors, psychotherapists, masseurs and creative arts therapists. The friendship and care of staff and the residential community, excellent home cooking, gardens and animals, laughter and sharing, create a sense of belonging, and a few days or a couple of weeks becomes an important oasis in life for many people. The gentle Christian ethos of this open, radical community offers a space for guests to develop their own journey in a way that is right for them. Celebrating spiritual diversity, the community reflects theologically through research, accredited modular work and conferences arranged through The Centre for The Study of Theology and Health, an offshoot of Holy Rood House. Whatever draws you to Holy Rood House, as an individual or as a group, you will be sure to find it a special place, and we can be sure that our lives will be enriched by your visit.

community does not share income
community does not require capital from members
community has broadband internet access
community does not generates any of its own electricity
community does not use solar energy
community buildings not insulated to a high standard
community members use bicycles
community does not have an organised system for car sharing
community is accessible by public transport
community shares utilities
community has tool sharing system
community has organised systems for recycling
community does not have any kind of ecosewage system
community is involved in land management
community grows a lot of vegetables
animals kept communally
regular communal meals
community does not have policy which restricts smoking
community buildings at least partly wheelchair accessible
community is not involved in campaigning

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