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Delapre Abbey

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Excellent location

Great place to visit and walk through the grounds followed by a coffee in the Orangery Staff are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Fascinating historic building

This building is full of local history, much of it also of national importance. In particular I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The beautiful Grade II* Listed Delapré Abbey, just one mile from Northampton town centre, is entering an exciting new phase in its history. Following the success of a Heritage Lottery Fund application in 2013, a £7 million project has seen this once...more
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London Road | Delapré Park,, Northampton NN4 8AW, England
+44 1604 760817
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All reviews walled garden billiard room cake afternoon tea passion fruit tart extensive grounds tea room lovely grounds lovely walk visited today lovely place town centre coffee shop walk around my mum lovely afternoon plenty of parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delapre has been well restored and the tour is great... A lot of interesting history is explained. Get there in the morning for a tour. Then you can wander the house at your leisure later. The cafe has wonderful food. And the gardens are nice.....More

Thank anna k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the billboard for Delapre abbey from the road and decided to visit along with other family members. All of the staff are very friendly and welcoming and have a brilliant knowledge of the property. We went on the tour which gave an interesting recollection...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit and walk through the grounds followed by a coffee in the Orangery Staff are very attentive even the younger ones

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went round as family with grandparents and teen grandchild. What a fabulous place. Fantastic and informative tour with David, which joined together facts and information that I kind of new about having grown up in Northampton. The tour was engaging and colourful, about an...More

Thank GinaN69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with a group around the newly restored building and what a fantastic place. The tour came to life by our guide David,who was so knowledgable,not only about those who had lived there,but about the history of the nation at the different periods of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is full of local history, much of it also of national importance. In particular I enjoyed the stories from the War of the Roses, and the English Civil War. Very well presented and excellent friendly guides. Lovely gardens and parkland, ideal for walking...More

Thank tlnfca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Closed for 900 years this refurbished venue has easy free parking. Met at entrance by guides and showed way to reception. Note went in the morning. If you dont take the free tour you have to wait until 1pm before you can tour the house...More

Thank BigAlNorthampton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 6 year old son and I visited the abbey on a Saturday afternoon. It was quiet and we had most of the abbey to ourselves. There was plenty to look around and lots of activities for my son to do. At £7.70 for me...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the opportunity of the warm weather to come for a good walk followed by cake and cuppa. We love coming here and our dog just loves it too. The red velvet cake and cuppa made it all worthwhile. We shall come again

Thank chris504019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone has missed a trick or two here. Delapre Abbey has been done up at great expense and is just a load of empty rooms sadly. Northampton Museum has been closed for 3 years and is full of stuff. Why don't they just combine the...More

Thank SaraJudith
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