A Place to be Real Together


Spirituality and 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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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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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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Four Seasons Studio

Replacing our beloved but bedraggled art building...

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

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Photos, Videos and Podcasts

See and hear who we are, where we are, and what we do...

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Recent blogs

Here's an interview with Sue Thomas, author and facilitator of Othona's 'NOT a Digital Detox... Read More


Tumbling and falling fast through a long, dark tunnel

I emerge, confused but exhilarated... Read More

On January 4th we undertook some major scrub clearance on the SNCI. Big thanks go out to Nick Gray from the Dorset Wildlife Trust and his team of 21 who turned up to spend the day cutting and... Read More

Upcoming Events

Mon 23 Apr Mon 23 Apr 2018
Express, Connect, Relax!
Wed 25 Apr Wed 25 Apr 2018
Hands-on ancient healing properties of wild greens
Fri 27 Apr Sun 29 Apr 2018
A chance to delve more deeply
Wed 2 May Sun 6 May 2018
Simple spiritual creativity & how our inner spiritual landscape grows
Sun 6 May Sun 6 May 2018
An opportunity for spiritual reflection & a shared soup supper