A Place to be Real Together


Spirituality & Community on the Dorset Coast

We are a beautiful seaside retreat combining the experience of community living with...

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Family holidays, art events, singing weekends, meditation courses, walking weeks...

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See & Hear Us

Get to know us through photos, videos and podcasts...

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Othona Gold

Othona came to Dorset over 50 years ago. The Othona Gold Appeal aims to secure our future for another 50 years......

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Our Team

Meet the people building community by the sea in Dorset...

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Join Our Core :-)

Cool as a cucumber in the kitchen, office wiz, cozy home maker, Jill or Jack of all trades. Are any of these you?...

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Recent blogs


Have you seen our new highlights (and old favourites) this year?

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Hee Hee! Not our bread exactly. Leakers Bakery is the main supplier of Othona West Dorset's... Read More

Swim against the tide of our throwaway society! Our multi-skilled, multi-creative housekeeper and core member, Kate Ross will be facilitating her first Othona workshop in May, ... Read More

Upcoming Events

Thu 25 Apr Wed 1 May 2019
Come stretch your legs in good company in beautiful Dorset
Sat 27 Apr Sat 27 Apr 2019
Nourishing retreat day of yoga & more
Thu 2 May Thu 2 May 2019
This year led by Brother Clark Berge SSF
Fri 3 May Mon 6 May 2019
Powerful model of human personality types
Sun 5 May Sun 5 May 2019
An opportunity for spiritual reflection & a shared soup supper