From moment you arrive at Essex Woods you will experience a deep peace and serenity. Nestled in 17 acres of woods only ¾ a mile from the ocean, you and your group will have complete solitude when you choose Essex Woods as your spiritual group retreat venue. The grounds have amazing features including our pond with a beautiful waterfall, dozens of truly unique sculptures, gardens, and fire circle created and blessed by a Shaman. Our main building has space for your gathering with accommodations for about 50 people and creates an environment that lends itself to a powerful experience.
North of Boston, Essex Woods has a rich history hosting spiritual retreats for almost all faiths from Christianity to Buddhism and more. In fact the original use of the property back in the 70’s was that of a spiritual center. Essex Woods welcomes all who believe in the value of spiritual community.