Canterbury Retreat


Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center is a mission and ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida.  Canterbury is located in Oviedo, a small town on the eastside of the greater Orlando metropolitan area on State Road 434 (Alafaya Trail).

Our Retreat and Conference Center is conveniently located three miles north of the University of Central Florida and just 20 minutes from downtown Orlandoand Orlando International Airport. As an added bonus, Canterbury is within 40 miles of well known theme parks, Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Holy Land Experience, and a wide variety of water parks. The location of our retreat and conference center provides the perfect environment for adventure abroad, and relaxation and quiet reflection within.

With Lake Gem as its centerpiece, Canterbury offers 46 comfortable and modern lodging rooms, six meeting rooms, and two chapels.  Meals are served buffet style and are enjoyed in the dining room or on the outdoor dining deck—each overlooking beautiful Lake Gem.

Nestled on 48 wooded acres, Canterbury provides a perfect and peaceful setting for groups or individuals.


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