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Delapre Abbey

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting History

In order to appreciate the Abbey we recommend the guided tour which gives a fascinating history of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Visited Delapre to see the renovated Abbey and learn about the history. It is a very interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janis J
Northampton, United Kingdom
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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 5 days ago via mobile

For many years Delapre Abbey was a place where I used to go and enjoy the grounds however it was unkept and the house was boarded up. Over the last few years the friends of Delapre and volunteers have worked so hard and I must...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

In order to appreciate the Abbey we recommend the guided tour which gives a fascinating history of the Abbey and surrounding areas. Although it us located in a large town close to the centre, there is lots of green space to walk and wander and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Delapre to see the renovated Abbey and learn about the history. It is a very interesting story to this site and the history is very engaging; we stopped to see the puppet show which tells the story of the Abbey and the importance to...More

Thank Janis J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with my 18 month old son and mother in law. Fascinating local history. Great day out. Staff excellent and very knowledgeable. Great for all ages.

Thank Clairelisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After many years it was nice to see the abbey being restored to its previous glory. Visited the house which was very interesting with a lot of Northampton history. Nice cafe in the Orangery, and lovely grounds with nice walks and plenty of room for...More

Thank nataliesmith3112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with our 3 year old and grandparents. Took the tour which was interesting, they were very good & patient with our little one who lost a bit of interest. Grounds are nice, beautiful walks galore (great for the dog), can be muddy wear appropriate...More

Thank cpgalloway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not visit the abbey but the grounds were brilliant. The walled garden was a place of tranquility. Bring a book and have a quiet read. Have a picnic. Just stop and stare. The lake was lovely too and there were several footpaths to wander...More

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We initially took some visiting friends to a "Village Show". while we were there we also decided to have a look inside the house. It was very interesting and made a change that exhibits in the house could be touched, whereas other houses we've visited...More

Thank PeterW8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After its grand refurbishment the abbey is well worth a visit as are the grounds and gardens.they hold fetes quite regularly in the grounds.

Thank kendaliers2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place in April 2018 for the first time and keep returning and taking our friends there. We lived in Northamptonshire for 45 years and were never aware of such a beautiful park and a historic place until recently.

Thank dg1796
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