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

Thu 21 Jun Sun 24 Jun 2018
Overcome blocks & develop your creativity in a supportive environment
Mon 25 Jun Sun 1 Jul 2018
A feast of community experience
Mon 25 Jun Mon 25 Jun 2018
Express, Connect, Relax!
Sat 30 Jun Sat 30 Jun 2018
Nourishing retreat day of yoga & more
Wed 4 Jul Wed 4 Jul 2018
Make herbal remedies from wild plants growing around you