Welcome to Ince Benet

A Centre For Prayer, Retreat and Learning

Set within acres of woodland ten miles from Liverpool City centre and minutes from the M57, M58 motorways, Ince Benet is a beautiful, quiet place for prayer, retreats or away days for groups and individuals of all faiths or none.

Whether you come for a residential stay, a day or half day the accommodation, meeting areas and chapel allow guests to blend silence, conversation, prayer and liturgy according to their needs.

Please take a look at our video which gives an overview of our accommodation and facilities. 

Ince Benet

Our facilities at Ince Benet can be used for a range of purposes including:

Retreats either individual or guided, single or small groups staying for a day, short stay or week.

1 to 1 meetings including spiritual counselling or pastoral care.

Group meetings including parish, clergy, sacramental preparation, retreat and prayer sessions, reflecting on scripture or other areas of interest.

Focus or prayer days.

Parish or deanery meetings, bookable for an evening, day or weekend.

Available for small group talks and workshops, for example book clubs or creative writing groups.

A small library of spirituality and theology books available for study and inspiration.

Quiet days for anyone who just needs time and space to unwind, recharge, pray.


Learn more about the history of Ince Benet, our ethos and our mission


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Situated less than 10 miles away from Liverpool City Centre, we’re in the perfect location