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Delapré Abbey

Delapré Abbey

A treasured piece of Northampton's heritage for over 900 years. Eat, learn, and explore its rich history in a beautiful setting.


London Road
United Kingdom


Tickets are not needed to enter the grounds or shop but access to the Abbey is ticketed. Tickets are priced £8 (with or without gift aid) for adults, and free for under 18s.

Opening times

The house is open for general admission on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays, and Bank Holiday Mondays between 11.00 am – 4.00 pm (last entry 3.00 pm). The Orangery Cafe and public toilets are open from 9.30 am - 4.00 pm, Monday to Sunday.


Free car parking is available for visitors (as well as over-flow capacity for large events) with priority disabled parking for blue badge holders. Bike racks are provided outside the Common Ground Cafe.


Public toilets are open from 9.30 am - 4.00 pm, Monday to Sunday. These toilets are located in the Orangery Cafe and 18th Century Courtyard.


Seating is available inside The Orangery Cafe, 18th Century Courtyard, and on the South Lawn.

Footpath surfaces

The Walled Garden and external paths around the Abbey are accessible, but the wider parkland includes some uneven surfaces and unofficial pathways that are not available for all.

Street lighting

External lighting is in place for all key routes around the Abbey.

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