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
Whalley Abbey Open Day 6 May 2019

Quiet Day - Archdeacon Michael 23 May 2019

Jesus didn't have a junk drawer10 June 2019

Super-Whalley-Alban-Abbots-Solas-are-the-focus20 June 2019

I meet Him the day I greet Him25 July 2019

Walking & Prayer 12 August 2019
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