Milntuim Hermitage

Milntuim Hermitage was established in 2012 as a residence for nuns of the Thai Forest Tradition. It comprises a house set in a remote rural area with 13 acres of woodland. Ajahn Candasiri has been there since then and welcomes nuns and anagarikaas from Amaravati and Chithurst Monasteries to come to spend periods of time there. Eventually, she would like to establish a small community of female monastics.

There are some facilities for guests who wish to follow the monastic lifestyle for short periods of time. This includes living according to the Eight Precepts, attending morning and evening pujas and meditation, and participating in maintenance tasks, gardening or food preparation.

To arrange such a visit, please write to: [email protected]


The Milntuim Hermitage Trust is the steward body that manages donations and general administration. Donations can be made directly to the bank account:

Milntuim Hermitage Trust, number 65614525, sort code 08 92 99

or via PayPal using the email address below:

[email protected]

Further Information – Milntuim Hermitage Newsletter

Please write to [email protected] if you wish to receive the newsletter on a regular basis. This provides information about the monthly meditation days, festivals and other events at the Hermitage.