Since hosting our first hobby retreat in 1991 we have become a specialized hobby retreat destination. Our venue is welcoming and unique in all that it offers. Accommodation, meals and work space area are all under one roof. We have king, queen and twin beds to suit the needs of any group. Retreaters return year after year because Brentwood on the Beach has become their ‘home away from home.’
The energy that you draw from the lake and sky inspires creativity and replenishes the soul.

Our well lit workshop area features:
• Table set up for groups of up to 22
• Ironing boards and irons
Our amenities:
Brentwood on the Beach is Luxury 4 Star Accommodation located on a private, sandy beach. Healthy and delicious home cooked meals are served in our dining room which features fabulous views of Lake Huron. Our sunsets are world renowned. Brentwood on the Beach features an indoor, saltwater pool, hot tub and infrared sauna. We have fireplaces in every room. All bedrooms have private en suite bathrooms. Garden walkways lead past a cascading waterfall. Our three fireside sitting areas with a view of the lake contribute to your serenity and relaxation.
Suggestions to pack: Camera, bathing suit, walking shoes
Our packages include
- 2-3 night stays, meals in our dining room overlooking Lake Huron
- Use of all of our facilities including the saltwater pool, hot tub and infrared sauna
- Use of our fully equipped guest kitchen for any snacks and drinks that you may bring with you
- Access to our landscaped grounds and the Lake Huron shoreline for fresh air and exercise breaks.
Call us for details of our retreat opportunities or contact our retreat leaders directly for questions and to make your reservation. Add on extra night(s) for a reasonable rate of $75.00-$85.00 per person depending on the season. The rate varies with the time of year (breakfast included)
Single occupancy is available for an additional $100.00-$125.00 per stay depending on the season.

"Many Thanks to all at Brentwood on the Beach for yet another wonderful weekend. Ah!- the memories."
Jane H.
The Stitching Sisters. xxx

"Wow what a weekend we had, The Stitching Sisters from Brantford. We so love our annual retreat. Thank you so much everyone from The Brentwood. The new lift to the beach was the number #1 new addition for me. I had never been able to go to the beach before. Thank you Joan and Peter!" Kerry Buzzell


The Thread & Eye-London

Kathy Unruh of Thread and Eye shop in London brings two groups of cross-stitch and embroidery entusiasts to Brentwood in the spring and fall.

Contact: Kathy Unruh 519-685-1444 or email

Oct 20,21-22, 2017

Stitching Sisters

May 26,27-28, 2017

Contact: Kerry Buzzell by email Tel: 519-756-0758

Celebration of Books and Needles

Not available in 2017

This retreat is designed to attract a variety of needle hobbyists and book lovers!

We will have guest authors and illustrators speak about their projects and passions.
To reserve your spot for this weekend contact: Brentwood directly by phone or Email