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Interesting building and grounds

We were there for a wedding, which probably isn't the most complete way to see the building, but... read more

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David M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Enchanting and interesting

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

Reviewed 1 week 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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Reviewed yesterday

We were there for a wedding, which probably isn't the most complete way to see the building, but the grounds were lovely and there was ample parking. The buildings themselves have interesting history and are well-preserved.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited fayre today. Very disappointed. Paid entrance fee of £1.00 to walk around a marquee fUllapool of tat and very little of it was related to Christmas. When tried to see rest of stalls in abbey was asked if pre booked santa visit. When said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time I have visited the Xmas fair. Unfortunately the weather was not great which would not of helped but there was no atmosphere what so ever and very little outiside except food stations and some stalls to buy a lot of tat. I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christmascandle1
Reviewed 1 week 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
Thank Nuzzleattack
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 4 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 3 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
1  Thank Sue S
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
2  Thank Holidayplanner51
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
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