Delapre Abbey, London Road

Delapre Abbey, London Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN4 8AW

900 year old former nunnery set in rolling parkland and gardens on the edge of Northampton Town Centre but within easy access of the M1 and other major road networks. Once featured on the Heritage at Risk Register, the Abbey has now been partially restored and includes a suite of newly conserved and re-presented fine rooms, a stable block exhibitions and interpretation space and a series of partially conserved rooms for visitors to walk round and enjoy. There is also the Orangery café and Billiard Room serving breakfast, lunches and afternoon teas, 7 days a week, a shop, a community learning space and facilities for weddings, events, meetings and functions.

Opening Arrangements

The grounds of the Abbey are open 24/7 with access to the Walled Garden operating between the hours of 10am-2pm 7 days a week. Alongside this is the Orangery, open 7 days a week 9:30am-5pm; the Billiard Room is open Thur-Sat 6pm-11pm. General admission outside of group bookings operates on a Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 10am-3pm with use of the site for events, meetings and group bookings available across all 7 days.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8.80
  • Child: Free up to age 18
  • Other Charges: 7500 households within Delapre, Far Cotton & Briar Hill have access to free community passes

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