15-17 and 22-24 November

The Alpha Weekend is a relaxed weekend in the English countryside. It’s a great opportunity to get to know your group better, hear some more talks about the Christian Faith and have heaps of fun.

Everyone on the current term of Alpha is welcome to join.

We have a fantastic childcare (up to 10 years old) programme during the main sessions, so feel free to bring your spouse and children.


Alpha Weekend 1: Norton Park, Sutton Scotney, SO21 3NB

Alpha Weekend 2: Hilton Oxford Belfry Hotel, Milton Common, Thame, OX9 2JW

How much does it cost?

We do have some bursaries available for those unable to pay the full cost (please note coach travel is not covered in our bursaries).

If you would like to apply for a bursary please contact and we will provide you with an application form. Please consider how much you are able to contribute before getting in touch to enable us to process your application as quickly as possible.

Full Weekend Ticket     

  • Adult (18+) £120

  • Student £60

  • Child (4-17 yrs) £45

  • Child ('Babies in arms') FREE

Day Ticket

Please note if you are unable to attend the whole weekend we offer a day ticket option for the Saturday. All meals are included in this cost.

  • Adult (18+) £65

  • Student £45

  • Child (4-17 yrs) £20

  • Child (‘Babies in arms’) FREE

Please note there are no bursaries available for Day Tickets.

What should I bring?

The Alpha Weekend Away takes place in the English countryside with plenty of opportunities for long walks or a swim in the indoor pool, so it’s a good idea to bring your wellies and your swimming costume. Bedding and small towels are provided on site.

How DO I get there?

COACH: Purchase a return-journey coach ticket to the Alpha Weekend as part of your booking for £20.

The coaches leave from outside the Victoria and Albert Museum (front entrance) at 6.30pm on the Friday evening so make sure you are there to check-in by 6.00pm to avoid missing the coach.

Please note tickets are limited, so be sure to get in there quick!


Norton Park: The venue is 1h30 hours by car from South Kensington. Type SO21 3NB into your sat nav for the best route.

Oxford Belfry: The venue is 1h15 hours by car from South Kensington. Type OX9 2JW into your sat nav for the best route.

TRAIN: Please visit for all of the latest train fares and times.

TAXI: There are local taxi companies based outside of the train stations. Please note that Uber do not operate in either location.


Please get in touch with your group host or email

Please note the Alpha Weekend is for those on the current HTB Alpha Course