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

On 16 August 2018, Othona will have the pleasure of presenting the beautiful music of the creative, warm and funny soul that is Joanna Eden, who is in the South West launching her... Read More

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

Upcoming Events

Sat 25 Aug Fri 31 Aug 2018
Fun and relaxation - simple style :-)
Sat 8 Sep Fri 14 Sep 2018
Work, share and laugh!
Sat 15 Sep Fri 21 Sep 2018
Not a silent retreat, but tranquility as you may like it
Fri 21 Sep Sun 23 Sep 2018
A chance to delve more deeply
Thu 27 Sep Sun 30 Sep 2018
Supportive environment to explore our awareness of life & death