Group Meetings

Group Meetings at Launde Abbey

Launde Abbey is an ideal venue for small conferences and business meetings in Leicestershire, particularly when delegates need time for decision making and inspiration and would value the chance to to step away from the usual pressures of business. We’re a unique and hidden treasure away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Situated in beautiful rural countryside on the Leicestershire/Rutland border, Launde Abbey is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Launde is within easy reach of Leicester, Peterborough, Stamford and Corby via the A1 and A47. The nearest mainline railway stations are at Leicester, Peterborough and Market Harborough and airports at East Midlands, Birmingham and Stansted. Trains servicing Launde Abbey come into Oakham station from all of these locations, where taxis are available. The taxi journey from Oakham station to Launde takes approximately 10 – 15 minutes.

Ideal facilities

We offer fully serviced conference facilities incorporating versatile meeting accommodation, audio/visual equipment, free parking and modern facilities that are perfect for residential or day meetings.

Launde Abbey has a range of meeting spaces, for between 2 and 60 people. Our largest meeting room is located in our Stable Block, which also has residential accommodation, offering guests a self-contained conference space. There are also breakaway spaces or syndicate rooms in this area for your additional meeting needs.

Superb hospitality

Our conference facilities are complemented by our comfortably appointed en-suite bedrooms, all of which have desks and hospitality trays, allowing delegates to be completely self-contained if required. We can also offer dedicated disabled-friendly bedrooms.

The standard of our catering is renowned. Our expert chefs are able to offer different levels of buffet lunch to suit your own individual requirements, including specific dietary needs. For residential guests our dinner menu is very comprehensive. Evening meetings or receptions as well as daytime events can be accommodated. Wherever possible we use locally-produced food in our kitchens, including fruit and vegetables grown in our own kitchen-garden. Refreshing Fairtrade tea/coffee and pastries or home-made biscuits are available mid-morning and delicious tea and cake are served mid-afternoon. Continental and cooked breakfasts can also be provided for early morning meetings.

To arrange a viewing or discuss your group’s requirements, please call us on 01572 717254 and ask to speak to our Business Manager. Or, if you prefer, you can e-mail us at