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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 and meetings: the perfect place to find inspiration, vision, and the time and space to make good decisions.


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.


A stunning retreat house in the heart of England

Launde Abbey is a Christian Retreat House and Conference Centre. It is offered to the whole church and the wider community through the generous support of the Church of England Dioceses of Leicester and Peterborough, and every year welcomes thousands of visitors to a unique experience of warm hospitality and deep spirituality.

Set in beautiful parkland of 450 acres on the borders of Leicestershire and Rutland, the Abbey has 39 en-suite bedrooms which can accommodate up to 78 people; full conference facilities; comprehensive dining facilities; extensive cultivated gardens and a wonderful twelfth century Chapel (part of the original Augustinian priory).

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“This has been a wonderful, rich experience”. A Pansford (stayed March 2018)

“It has been an absolute joy to be here; to share in the worship and fellowship of Holy Week”     R. Moseley (stayed March 2018)

“I appreciated the gentle acceptance, unobtrusive kindess and throughtfulness shown by all the staff”. J. Macchi (stayed March 2018)



“You couldn’t have done anything better.  It was like ‘coming home’.”  A. Christian (stayed April 2018)

“I have really enjoyed the experience, the warmth of welcome, Christian fellowship and separation from the clutter of daily life.” S. Whitehouse (April 2018)

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