Glenthorne was for many years the cherished holiday home of Linton Taylor - a Yorkshire carpet manufacturer and prominent Quaker. In 1961 the house and its grounds were bequeathed to the Society of Friends (Quakers) to be held in trust and used as a place for Quakers and others to come for purposes of religious worship, for rest, for convalescence after illness and for other activities of a charitable nature.
It was opened as a guest house in 1964 and over the last forty years has been used by Friends and others for conferences and holidays. We provide a place of worship, respite and renewal to those in need and we offer facilities where Quaker spiritual, charitable and educational concerns can be advanced.
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