Youth Ministry Retreat Centre

The Retreat Centre for children and young people in the Diocese of Westminster.


Our mission is to create opportunities for young people to have a spiritual and personal encounter with Jesus Christ, being accompanied on the path to vocational awareness and thereby equipping them to live out the mission entrusted to them by the Lord.


Bookings are now open – please contact us on 020 3757 2500 or email to make a booking enquiry.


The Retreat Centre (also known as SPEC) is located on a beautiful plot of land in the village of Pinner, North West London. The area was historically called Waxwell Farm, and now boasts excellent retreat facilities, including: seven acres of beautiful grounds, the St. Joan of Arc Residential Complex, the Rotunda and a chapel in the Main House.