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Launde Abbey Retreat Centre

Welcome to the Launde Abbey website


Retreats at Launde Abbey come in many forms. We offer retreats for individuals and groups, those looking for silence and others who are seeking inspiration or creativity.


Wedding & Celebrations

The beautiful house & grounds of Launde Abbey provide a unique & peaceful venue to make your special day perfect in every way. Launde Abbey simply oozes character.



Launde Abbey is an ideal venue for conferences & meetings when delegates need time for decision making & inspiration & need to step away from the pressures of business.


Day Visitors

We are open every day for guests wishing to visit just for the day so if you live locally you might like to visit Launde Abbey as a day guest. It’s a great place to visit at any time of year.


Launde Abbey is a Retreat House Serving The Dioceses of Leicester & Peterborough

Launde Abbey is the residential Retreat House and Conference Centre serving the dioceses of Leicester and Peterborough.

Set in beautiful parkland of 450 acres on the borders of Leicestershire and Rutland, the Abbey has 39 en-suite bedrooms, sleeping 78 people in total; full conference facilities; comprehensive dining facilities; extensive cultivated gardens and a 12th Century Chapel. The Chapel is all that remains of the Augustinian Priory founded here in 1119.

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Warden’s Blog



Launde Abbey was the perfect place for us to hold our wedding reception and spending time with friends and family in such a special place made it all the more unforgettable.

Mr and Mrs Wilkinson
(stayed May 2014)



I cannot fault any of what I have found here, simply that the warmth of welcome, kindness and example of service that everyone gives at Launde is amazing – the rhythm of prayer is just wonderful.

Dr Smith
(stayed March 2014)

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The Retreat House for the Dioceses of Leicester and Peterborough
Chairman of the Trustees: Ven. Tim Stratford Company Number: 07469311 Charity Number: 1140918