Need a holiday or short break?

Contemplating shared living?

Then whatever your age we have something to suit you at our seaside properties ……..Porchway House and Northolme.

The Order of Women Freemasons has ideal accommodation - Porchway House on the South Coast and Northhome in the North West.

Both of these houses offer a choice of short breaks or longer holidays for freemasons and their families or a place for women to live in a fully serviced shared environment with housekeeping.

Porchway House is situated in Worthing in Sussex and is a bright spacious house with a masonic temple for members to embrace their Freemasonry within their living environment.

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Porchway House - Hallway    Porchway House - Temple


The sea front is within easy walking distance where there is a large promenade. Brighton Eastbourne and Chichester are easily accessible. 

Northolme is an elegant building situated in the picturesque seaside town of Lytham St Anne’s in Lancashire well known for its windmill on the green, golf courses and again the sea front is nearby. Similarly a masonic temple is at the rear of the property.

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Northolme - Outside    Northolme - Inside


It has a lively town centre and during the summer months nearby Lytham Hall a Georgian country house runs outdoor theatre productions, open days flower shows and different events 

Short Breaks are offered at both houses, for all Freemasons. Each room has been tastefully refurbished with ensuite facilities. A continental breakfast is included in the cost, evening meals can be provided.There is plenty of free parking very near each property.

Shared Living

 Both houses offer a shared living experience for members of the Order with many advantages.

  • A safe environment, where you can develop your own strengths, gifts and potential.
  • Space to pursue your own goals and dreams.
  • A place where you can support others and contribute to their knowledge and skills.
  • Live in complete privacy, while still having the option to socialise in happy companionship with other like-minded women.
  • Receive respectful and kind recognition.
  • Cost effective 
  • Enjoy facilities tailored to your needs.
  • Easy access to an onsite temple where you can pursue your masonic career.

Whatever your desire there is something there for you whether it be the South Coast or the North near Blackpool and the Lake District.

To Visit Contact:

Porchway House: Mrs Pat Chalk on 02392 640996 or email at

Northolme: Miss Geraldene Greenhalgh  on 01253822877 or 07534959629 or email