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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Learn about Othona's flora and fauna with core resident, Mark James...

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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

In January 2018, the National Trust published a ... Read More

Ever been told that you can't sing? But always wanted to? Well, now you can!

NOT just for experienced warblers, our ... Read More

Dorset Art Weeks launches tomorrow on Sat 26 May 2018. It's been all hands on deck here at Othona, getting ready for our 4th DAW! We are very excited (and knackered)! Mart Tebbs, who has... Read More

Upcoming Events

Mon 23 Jul Fri 27 Jul 2018
Thu 26 Jul Thu 26 Jul 2018
Meet to share practical skills, build stuff and...friendships!
Sat 28 Jul Fri 3 Aug 2018
Family-friendly event that opens our eyes to the wonderful ways our world works
Sat 4 Aug Fri 10 Aug 2018
Share your delight in the natural world through photography
Sat 11 Aug Fri 17 Aug 2018
Fun and relaxation - simple style :-)