Welcome to Whalley Abbey

The Retreat and Conference House is set in the stunning grounds and ruins of a 14th Century Cistercian Abbey. On the banks of the River Calder in the beautiful countryside of the Ribble Valley, but with easy access to motorway and rail networks

  • Grounds open daily
  • Ample free parking for patrons only

Belonging to the Church of England Diocese of Blackburn the Retreat and Conference Centre located in the grounds continues to provide high-quality, welcoming hospitality

Our flexible 4 Star accommodation is ideal for both day and residential conferences, wedding receptions and other family celebrations


Holy Communion

Every Friday at 9:30am, in Whalley Abbey Chapel - Followed by Coffee - Everyone most Welcome 

What's on at Whalley Abbey
‘Ageing with Grace: Spiritual Growth and the Second Half of Life’TODAY

‘A Long Obedience in the Same Direction’17 February 2020

‘A Touching Place’20 February 2020

‘Wine in the Cellar’12 March 2020

‘A Stay at Home Pilgrimage to the Holy Land’23 March 2020

‘Called’23 April 2020
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