Writers’ Centres and Retreats

Landscape with mountains
photo by Cristiano Galbiati

Take some time to concentrate on your writing at a writers’ retreat or centre.


Canada: Surf Scoter (Cape Breton)

Canada: The Banff Centre

Canada: The Tatamagouche Centre

Canada: The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

Czech Republic: Write Away Europe

Egypt: El Gouna Writers Residency

England: Beach Hut Bliss

England: Chichester Copywriter Retreat

England: Escape Reality

England: The Hosking Houses Trust

England: Retreats For You

England: Cabin On The Hill

England: Stop F***king About and Start Writing (monthly, one day retreats)

England: Word Theatre Advanced Writers’ Workshop and Retreat

England: The Write Day (one-day retreats)

England: Writers’ Retreats & Writing Workshops

England: The Writing Retreat

France: Abri Creative Writing Holidays

France: Camac

France: Les Soeurs Anglaises

France: La Muse

France: Truquet

France: Write Away Europe

Greece: Espirita

Greece: Limnisa

Greece: Skyros Centre (Writers’ Lab)

Greece: Write Away Europe

Greece: Writer’s Retreat – holidays & mentoring

Ireland: The Irish Writers’ Centre

Ireland: The Tyrone Guthrie Centre

Ireland: Anam Cara

Italy: Casa Capalbio

Italy: The Pari Center for New Learning

Italy: The Liguria Study Center for the Arts & Humanties

Italy: Write Away Europe

Morocco: Dar Aquas

Portugal: Writers Retreat

Scotland: Hawthornden Castle

Scotland: Kilchrist Castle Cottages

Scotland: Scottish Storytelling Centre

Spain: Almassera Vella

Spain: Horta Writing Centre

Spain: Write Away Europe

UK: The Arvon Foundation

USA: The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

USA: A Room of Her Own Foundation

USA: MacDowell

USA: Yaddo

USA: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Ghost Ranch

USA: Martha’s Vinyard Writers Residency

USA: Starry Night Retreat (New Mexico)

USA: Willapa Bay Residencies

Wales: Ty Newydd


To add your writers’ retreat to our list, send us an email – thresholds@chi.ac.uk


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