25 - 28 Aug 2023
Ellel Glyndley Manor
Long Weekend Event
Friday Evening - Monday
Many people live with the pressure of working at an outer persona that is seemingly acceptable whilst experiencing a very real sense of emptiness on the inside. Lost in negative patterns of behaviour, just going through the motions of being a Christian, there can be a deep sense of isolation and wondering if there is more.
This creativity course is not simply an opportunity to do crafts and creative activities, instead, God uses the creativity to reach us deep on the inside. It provides an opportunity for connection – real connection with God and others. A kind of connection that happens when God’s Spirit touches our heart and where our mind is not dictating the process.
If you feel an ache in your heart for a deeper connection with God, then this course may be the key to experiencing God’s healing heart in way you never have before.
God has shown me His love. That He truly cares for me and wants the very best for me. He has forgiven me for how I have been feeling towards Him and others.
The course includes short teachings alongside practical workshop sessions. The teaching will cover the following topics:
Creativity Workshops may include:
N.B. This list is an example of some of the workshops that may be available. Each course will offer a different choice.
He has set me free from having to be in control, in lots of areas of my life.
You'll be able to select your preferred booking option for each participant in the next step
Budget ensuite (4-6 sharing)
Standard ensuite (3-4 sharing)
Twin ensuite (2 sharing)
Sold Out £330.00
We offer a wide range of accommodation. For each course, there are different types of accommodation depending on preference. These include:
All bedrooms are en-suite. The non-residential option is inclusive of all meals except breakfast.
We also have self-catering Holiday Cottages on site if you prefer to stay in one of those. They are available for rent throughout the year and are ideal if you prefer more privacy, are coming along with family, carers, have special dietary requirements or would like to combine your holidays with a course. Most are two-bedroom cottages, one has three bedrooms and there is one studio cottage. The three-bedroom cottage has been adapted for wheelchair users and includes an en-suite wet-room with emergency pull cord. Further details are available upon request. Cottage accommodation option is inclusive of all meals.*
Reception hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 9am-4.30pm (closed Monday). If you would like to purchase CD’s, books, etc. please do so within these hours. When reception is closed, the front door will be locked for security reasons. The front & side doors can be used with the code given to you for access up to 11pm. As the door codes do not operate between 11pm – 7.00am, kindly note there is no access into the building. In the unlikely event, you are outside during these hours, please follow the instructions on the emergency phone.
Breakfast and Supper drinks will be on a self-service basis in the bar and dining room area. Between service times, feel free to use the hot drinks machine. We are unable to cater for different diets as all meals are provided from a set menu. We have two “self-service stations” to refill milk, coffee, tea, sugar portions along the corridor between rooms. On the last morning of the course, you will be requested to bring down your used bedding and use the clean linen in the wardrobe to make the bed.
Free WiFi internet access is available throughout the house.
We have limited bedrooms available so please enquire when booking your room if we have availability. There is wheelchair access to our main meeting room via our lift.
We have a main car park in front of the house for all our guests. (all cars are parked at your own risk).
Some drivers have found using their SATNAV only give directions to Stone Cross and no directions to Glyndley Manor. On request we can email detailed travel information with various route options to Glyndley or use multimap.co.uk with “BN24 5BS Glyndley Manor”.
Polegate station is the nearest train station to Glyndley Manor. At Polegate station taxis are normally available and the fare to Glyndley is about £10.00.
Local taxis are readily available to and from Glyndley Manor. Contact us for taxi phone numbers, if required.
London Gatwick Airport is the nearest airport to Glyndley. There is a train station at the airport’s South Terminal where there are direct trains to Eastbourne station once every ½ hour. Travel time is about 45 min. If you fly into London Heathrow Airport, take the coach National Express, which runs approximately every 10 minutes, to Gatwick Airport South Terminal. Journey time is about 70 minutes.
Herstmonceux Castle is just ten miles away from Glyndley Manor, making it a great day trip destination to this medieval landmark. Dating from the 15th Century, it is one of the oldest significant brick buildings still standing in England.
10 miles south to Glyndley is England’s south coast, which is identified by its stunning white cliffs made of chalk. Along these high cliffs are walks with magnificent views, making it a perfect day out. Steps can be found down to the pebble beachside below the cliffs.
6 miles south to Glyndley is Eastbourne, our nearest town, situated on the coast. Great for a day out shopping, or wandering along the beachside promenade where you will find the pier and seaside fun.
Glyndley Manor has its own attractions, including an outdoor swimming pool for the summer, a fishing lake, and a creativity building for guests on our creativity courses.