Gardening Retreat: May

Enjoy a week working in Launde Abbey's spectacular gardens and experience our hospitality and dining.


Beginners Individually Guided Weekend Retreat ***FULLY BOOKED***

This is a weekend individually guided retreat offering time and space to notice and pay attention to God and the work of God in your life. It will be led by Rhona Knight and a team of experienced spiritual accompaniers. 


Mindfulness Retreat 2024

Nicola Smith explores the foundations of mindfulness, as taught in secular mindfulness courses, and helps us discover how these can support our prayer life, attentiveness and stillness.


Individually Guided Retreat

Spiritual leader Dr Rhona Knight leads this silent retreat offering one to one support from her team of experienced guides.


Praying With Icons

A retreat led by the Revd Catherine Lomas reflecting on the use of icons as a means for prayer.


Textiles Retreat ***FULLY BOOKED***

Discover the perfect blend of relaxation and artistic inspiration at Launde Abbey, where the Revd Claire Goode invites you to immerse yourself in the world of textiles! This summer retreat promises a rejuvenating experience for your mind, body, and soul.


Gardening Retreat: August

Enjoy a week working in Launde Abbey's spectacular gardens and experience our hospitality and dining.


Thriving In Retirement

This retreat is tailored for those approaching retirement, as well as those already retired. We will be using short talks, prayers, time for reflection, music, poetry and prose, and simple acts of worship. There will be the opportunity for a short individual conversation with one of the leaders if you wish.


Labyrinth Retreat

Discover the fascinating history of labyrinths as sacred spaces, their shapes, symbolism, and spirituality. Learn how to create and use temporary pop-up labyrinths, make and draw finger labyrinths, and explore their mental and physical health benefits. A retreat led by Jim Bailey.


Spiritual Mentors in Holy Scripture : A John Bell Retreat

Join us for this retreat with John Bell exploring 'Spiritual Mentors in Holy Scripture.' But not the likely suspects – Moses, Isaiah, Paul and the other 'greats.' Instead, we will consider those who in terms of volume have little written about them.


Julian of Norwich: Revelations of Divine Love

Using Julian's prayerful reflections from the book 'Revelations of Divine Love,' this weekend retreat will offer a spacious mix of teaching, stillness and contemplative prayer, with further options for body prayer, photography and creative attention to the beautiful landscape at Launde.


Advent Retreat: Waiting Hopefully

Launde Abbey East Norton, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

In this retreat, led by Rhona Knight, we will be prayerfully and creatively considering the nature of hope and hopeful waiting in the context of advent as, with all of creation, we wait upon God and cry Maranatha. Come, Lord Jesus. 


Rooted and Grounded: Going Deeper Into Spiritual Practice

You might want to be more resilient in the face of exhausting demands. You might be looking for a deeper foundation for your ministry. You might be wrestling with the question: how do I live a flourishing life? If so, this retreat is for you. 


Icon Painting Retreat

Join experienced Iconographer, Peter Murphy for a week learning the medieval gilding and painting techniques to create stunning icon paintings