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Win a £500 holiday at Lee Abbey!

INSPIRE has teamed up with popular Devon-based holiday and retreat centre Lee Abbey for a great competition ...

INSPIRE has teamed up with popular Devon-based holiday and retreat centre Lee Abbey for a great competition ...

Lee Abbey can be found nestled in 280 acres of sprawling woodland, streams, moorland, farmland and coastline in the dramatic Exmoor National Park.

A Christian community, Lee Abbey hosts a conference, retreat and holiday centre, where individuals and groups can be renewed and inspired by God.

“We minister to more than 6,000 guests a year and our international community is made up of members from 18 different countries including Sri Lanka, South Korea, Uganda and many other parts of the world,” explained Business Director Rob Kitchen.

“Our ethos is to renew and refresh both the church and the individual, and we do that not only in the UK but on a global scale too. Our community’s diverse backgrounds and ages ensure that there is always a fresh, new way of meeting with God.”

Lee Abbey is a popular destination for breaks, offering a selection of events ranging from Bible teaching to creative arts, walking, healing, family activities and even silent retreats.

“We lead on three points,” Rob explained. “We seek to take our guests ‘Deeper into Community’, ‘Deeper into the Countryside’ and ‘Deeper into God’.”

Visitors to Lee Abbey can enjoy guest speakers and activities whilst also being involved in the community and benefiting from its combination of diverse backgrounds, ages and experiences.
Alternatively, guests can just come to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings, making use of the fantastic and inspiring landscape.

“We care deeply about the countryside and appreciate God’s canvas and outdoor chapel,” Rob explained. “One third of the electrical power used is sourced from our own hydroelectric plant, while the remainder comes from renewable sources.”

Lee Abbey’s third point, ‘Deeper into God’ can be described through the ‘spiritual thinness’ of the place, where God’s influence can be felt very closely.

2016 will be a special year for Lee Abbey and will mark its 70th anniversary. In celebration and preparation for the next 70 years, the main house has been refurbished with 45 new en-suite bed spaces being created.


Lee Abbey and Inspire magazine are pleased to offer you the chance to win a fully inclusive one-week retreat for two at Lee Abbey, worth over £500! There are also FIVE runners-up prizes offering 50% discount on a break booked at Lee Abbey.


Simply sign up to the Lee Abbey Devon newsletter via and then send an email to – tell us in fewer than 25 words how being a Christian has changed your life. Closing date: 29 June 2016.
Terms and Conditions

  • Lee Abbey will judge the competition and decide on the winners, who will be picked from all completed entries. Closing date for entries: 29 June 2016
  • Lee Abbey’s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into
  • Room allocation for winners is subject to availability
  • Lee Abbey shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions. Such change shall be effective immediately
  • Lee Abbey also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control
  • Entrants should indicate on their email entry if they do NOT want to receive occasional email updates from Inspire and publishers CPO. You can unsubscribe at any time. It is our policy to ensure your data will not be disclosed to third parties

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