1 week
Paid by host 

If you are on low or no income, you can apply for a grant to help with your course fee.

Paid by artist 

Course fee: £625 for a single room or £575 for a shared room. Writing Retreats are £450 per week.

Your course fee includes all workshops, tutorials and readings, as well as full board accommodation. When you book you will be asked to pay a deposit of £150. The balance of your course fee is payable by six weeks before the course starts.


Arvon Foundation

Arvon Foundation


The Arvon Foundation runs residential creative writing courses which aim to challenge, inspire and transform your writing. Its week long courses are held in historic houses in Devon, Yorkshire, Shropshire and Inverness-shire.


At the end of the course, the students read perform their work to one another and an anthology of their writing is produced.

Accommodation Information 

Centre accommodation varies, but all of our writers' houses have a mixture of single and shared bedrooms. Bathrooms are shared with up to three other students, but usually fewer. Each centre also has a living room and well-stocked library plus many other quiet spaces and, of course, wonderful landscapes to help you escape and focus on your writing.


Located in 4 different writing houses on the English countryside.

EX21 5NS
United Kingdom
+44 1 409231338
+44 1 409231144

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