Bookings are now being taken for Fellfield - all stipendiary and self-supporting serving clergy in Liverpool Diocese can book a reading or holiday week.
Fellfield is set in the hills above Hawkshead in the Lake District National Park.
Clergy may initially request one week (either Holiday or Reading) and indicate whether they would like a second week which may be allocated later, subject to availability.
The cottage has three twin bedrooms and one bunk bedroom with a separate bath and shower room.
There is an open fire in the lounge along with storage heaters in the kitchen/diner and lounge.
The bedrooms have wall-mounted fan heaters.
There is an electricity meter in the kitchen which takes £1 coins.
The kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave along with plenty of crockery and utensils.
The small utility room has a washing machine and storage for coal and wood.
The lounge has a small TV.
The property has a lovely garden overlooking fields.
The drive can take only one car.
These can be taken throughout the year.
- 7-night stays at Fellfield are from Saturday pm to the next Saturday am.
- 5-night stays are from Monday pm to the next Saturday am.
- Sometimes shorter periods are available.
Clergy reading weeks are usually 7 or 5 days, they can be taken by clergy who have not had one since 2017.
12 are available - they are free for clergy as they are paid for by the Diocese.
They are to be taken outside of school holiday weeks by individuals or groups of clergy.