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Missenden Abbey will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Saturday 24th December at 12pm and will reopen on Wednesday 4th January at 9am.

For any urgent enquiries, please email sales@missendenabbey.ltd.uk. The sales inbox will be monitored periodically over the festive period. All non-urgent enquiries will be answered upon our return in January.

In the event of an emergency, please call Ross Hughes, Deputy General Manager on 07483 431456.

Our New Year’s Eve Party is now sold out. For guests attending this event, please note that check in is at 2pm on Saturday 31st December. For any enquiries regarding New Year’s Eve, please email the sales team at sales@missendenabbey.ltd.uk, and a member of the team will respond as soon as possible.

Thank you for your continued support. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing you in 2023.

Explore what Missenden Abbey has to offer


Tis’ the season to celebrate this Christmas at Missenden Abbey for the most magical time of year. With a host of seasonal events, from Christmas party nights and festive afternoon teas, to our Christmas market, there is an abundance of opportunities to celebrate.

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We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service as well as a home-from-home atmosphere.

Missenden Abbey offers 57 ensuite bedrooms specifically designed for relaxation and a great night’s sleep. Breakfast is also included in all accommodation packages where you can enjoy a full English breakfast made with fresh ingredients or there’s the option of a continental breakfast with a variety of pastries, bagels and fruit.


A 12th Century former medieval abbey, set within 10 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of the Chilterns.

Missenden Abbey blends a historic building with a purpose-built conference and training facility, named the Coach House.

Choose Missenden Abbey for a stunning backdrop for your wedding celebrations. With vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and a beautifully dressed marquee, the perfect wedding venue to ensure you have the most amazing unforgettable day.

Whether you are looking for a training venue, meeting space or strategy away day, Missenden Abbey has 22 meeting rooms ranging from one to one interview rooms to a 100 seat theatre style conference room. You’ll enjoy a great learning environment, good food and with your dedicated team looking after your needs to allow you and your colleagues to get the most out of your stay.

Missenden Abbey hosts a number of events throughout the year, ranging from Wedding Fairs, Murder Mystery Evenings, Summer Fair’s, Christmas Fair’s and New Year’s Eve parties. Be sure to check out our What’s On page to learn more.

The Arrouaisian Suite also makes for the ultimate private party venue, with access to a large event room, adjoining bar lounge and a walled garden area catering for large events and intimate family gatherings.

So whether you are here for a conference, wedding, private event or public event, the team at Missenden Abbey are always on hand to make your stay a special one.

Upcoming Events

RAF Concert

Friday 16th June 2023

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Summer Fair

Sunday 16th July 2023

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Less than 4 weeks to go and Great Missenden Choral Society are busy rehearsing for the RAF Concert and Sunset Ceremony on 16th June. As the sun goes down included in their repertoire will be Parry’s evocative setting of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s poem – Crossing the Bar. 

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Do you need spacious, fully equiped rooms for your next work event? Arrive in our beautiful grounds, dine on an enticing meal, and be welcomed by our friendly staff in our 12th Century Abbey.
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With just 4 weeks to go Wing Commander Piers Morrell and conductor WO Jim Moss finalise the details of the music programme for Missenden Abbey’s RAF Concert and Sunset Ceremony. 

Head to the link below to find out more and to book your tickets.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Food and Beverage Manager with excellent customer service skills to join the team at Missenden Abbey. This role includes day-to-day management of the F&B Operations team, effectively managing and co-ordinating F&B events, and delivering revenue and expense targets.

If this sounds like you, please go to the website for more information -  https://missendenabbey.co.uk/careers/

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It is National Vegetarian Week! Come and try our vegetarian options for our Sunday lunches. We have various options including our delicious wild mushroom and butternut squash risotto or our roast vegetable gnocchi in a rich tomato sauce with blue cheese crumb and basil pesto. 

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Amjad Morris-Khan
Amjad Morris-Khan
An amazing venue for weddings or conferences.
Micheal Sims
Micheal Sims
Very nice place.
Shingy Ogunbiyi
Shingy Ogunbiyi
Lovely place
Ian Outram
Ian Outram
As a base while working it's just about perfect. Dated rooms but clean , a great breakfast and a short walk to good eatery's and station
jackie lumsden
jackie lumsden
Apsulutly wonderful afternoon tea today can highly recommend will definitely be back and staff were well presented and polite well done it was a 10 from us both. And the gardens are amazing and very well kept.
Bill Mitchell
Bill Mitchell
Much improved since my last visit. Well organised and the food was excellent.
Karen Wills
Karen Wills
We had a wonderful wake at Missenden Abbey for my partner's late mother. The service we all received was exemplary. Everyone commented on the stunning building and beautiful grounds.