Arvon at Home
Live Guest Readings: £5
Craft of Writing Sessions: £20 / £10 concessions
Masterclasses: £35 / £17.50 concessions
Online Writing Weeks: From September 2021 £400  / £200  concessions (limited number available)

5-day courses
The Hurst (en-suite room): £850
Totleigh Barton and Lumb Bank: £815

5-day Tutored Retreat
The Hurst (en-suite room): £850
Totleigh Barton and Lumb Bank: £815

5-day Retreat (untutored)
Totleigh Barton: £678*

5-day Retreat with activity
The Hurst (en-suite room): £850
Lumb Bank: £815
Totleigh Barton: £710

4-day courses Monday – Thursday
The Hurst (en-suite room): £570
Lumb Bank: £560

3-day courses Friday – Sunday
The Hurst (en-suite room): £540
Lumb Bank: £530

Course and retreats fees cover

  • full-board accommodation (not including alcohol)
  • all tuition (where applicable)
  • a writing desk


Online one-to-one tutorials: £150
(includes two hours of tutor time)

Concession Pricing

We understand that the cost of an Arvon course can be out of reach for many people, so we offer half-price concession pricing on selected courses with late availability for young people and people in receipt of certain state benefits. We also offer grants to help with the cost of course fees.

Gift Vouchers

An Arvon Gift Voucher might be just the perfect gift for writers looking for time and space to develop their craft. Gift Vouchers can be made up to any amount, and so are perfect for a friendly nudge or a grand gesture.