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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.

Please note, WIFI access at the cottage is currently limited. Reliable Wifi may be found nearby at the camp dining hall. Alternatively, we recommend bringing a cellular hotspot. 


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

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