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Delapre Abbey

London Road, Northampton, England
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Ranked #9 of 21 Attractions in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

very nice little cafe serving a selection of good food at reasonable prices. dogs are allowed in the entrance where you can sit and have tea coffe or food. if you have a dog every order comes complete withj dog biscuits inside or out. outside seating overlooks very well kept gardens and on warm days sitting outside allows you to... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Lots of events here but the best is to let your imagination take over in the large tree area wher Ocean adventures can be enjoyed especially by the young at heart great photo opportunites

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Perth, WA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lovely gardens, nice little cafe.The house is being restored mostly by volunteers through various grants, will be beautiful again when completed.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

We visited the tea rooms today after taking a lovely stroll around the Abby and to feed the ducks. Felt the waitress was rushing us to order drinks / food as we had only just sat down before she came over we had 3 small children with us, once order was taken food / drinks came pretty quick and was... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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78 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Not many people know of this and so when we came it was a delight because being in northampton you still get the countryside feel when you go for a walk alongside the river NENE. There is a place for a cuppa and cake inside the grounds of the abbey and you can spend as long as you like just... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Typical story really of a council owning a building for decades and not really doing it justice, using it as a Records Office and just letting it fade away. The house still isn't open to the public, but in 2013 the Heritage Lottery Fund approved a £3.65 million grant for restoration, including rebuilding the conservatory and opening the south wing... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A lovely little cafe with a really good choice of homemade gluten free cakes. It is lovely to have some choice rather than the usual token cake which has sat around a bit too long. Well done and thank you.

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Northants
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went here for the recent Boyzone concert! Not been to Delapre before but it seemed all well organised and a beautiful setting, will definitely be coming back for any more events like this!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Again another favourite for me I love the history of the Abbey,and always find I bit more about the place,nice walks in surrounds and yet so close to the town,a pleasant tea shop as well..

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Crowbororough
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Visited taking dogs for walk and found a lovely tea room with outside seating run by volunteers at very reasonable prices. A re-enactment event of one of the wars of the roses was taking place on the day we visited - a small scale event but interesting none the less.

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