Pastoral Retreats



Thanks to a generous donation from the Wardlaw family, Chestnut Ridge was able to build a retreat cottage specifically for North Carolina Methodist Clergy and Staff serving in North Carolina Methodist Churches and Extension Ministries

To book a stay in the Wardlaw Cottage, email, call 919-304-2178, or fill out this form:

Amenity info:


The cottage has 1 room with a queen-sized bed and another room with a "single over double" bunk bed. We provide pillows, bed linens, towels, and washcloths for the cottage. 


We have a kitchen in the cottage that contains a refrigerator, stovetop/oven, and microwave oven. The kitchen also contains dishes and pots for your convenience.


There are many free activities available at Chestnut Ridge. You can find our complete guidebook including on-site and nearby attraction recommendations here.