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Delapre Abbey

Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A fun time!

Visited the grounds of the Abbey during the Autumn half term week for the lovely parkland and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Enchanting and interesting

Just come back from a candle light Christmas tour of the Abbey. I last saw inside the Abbey some... read more

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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to see Santa today at Delapre Abbey. To say that the experience was lacklustre would be a compliment. No elves helped parties in to see Santa, no festive music or atmosphere. As for Santa himself it appeared that it was someone standing in,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back from a candle light Christmas tour of the Abbey. I last saw inside the Abbey some years ago when it was in dire straights, now the rooms are lovingly restored and beautiful. It’s a treasure of Northampton, one of the few left...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lizzieberrill050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going for walks around the grounds of Delapre when we come to visit family. Plenty of walking to be had, as well as just pottering about nr the abbey. Lovely gardens and woods, so picturesque, particularly the walled garden. We always wander down...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1013emmab
Reviewed 4 November 2018

A rare find... a historic estate which is in the early syages of being brought back to life. The hour spent with our tour guide Jane was a fine introduction to this fascinating house and landscape. From Cluniac Nuns to a Civil War battle and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danthecollie
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Take the time to have a tour and go and see this beautifully restored house. Well done to the Friends of Delapre who have made this a really interesting p,ace to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This really is a great place to visit. Whilst it is still a work in progress it already has a lot to offer. On arrival we were surprised by the pricing of tickets at £7 pp or £7.70 with gift aid. I would suggest they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

A stunning find that hugely exceeded our expectations. The guided tour is a must as the volunteers explain the varied history of this house. Saved from the bulldozers several times this house is gradually being restored and giving up it's secrets.Great for families with lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the grounds of the Abbey during the Autumn half term week for the lovely parkland and garden plus some organised games for the kids. So good to see the work of restoring the ornamental area is continuing. Great for family picnics and hide and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank birthdaybunny
Reviewed 13 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anna k
Reviewed 11 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ed S
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