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Delapre Abbey

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Address: London Road, Northampton, England
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Peaceful walk

This is an interesting and beautiful place to walk round, the gardens are quite wild but offer a great walk , the kitchen garden is also beautiful. Unfortunately the tea shop is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is an interesting and beautiful place to walk round, the gardens are quite wild but offer a great walk , the kitchen garden is also beautiful. Unfortunately the tea shop is no longer open and this is a great shame as tea in the walled garden was very good value and very pleasant particularly on a sunny day. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

it is a shame you can only see the outside. I did see the inside inside 50 + years ago and also then the various ponds, streams and fountains were fully operational. Now it's a bit sad but at least they try-and keep the gardens stocked.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Abbey building site looks like a building site. The parking is very limited. The uneven ground is not disabled accessible. There is a tea tent somewhere and there are public toilets I think somewhere. As a regular visitor I'm just not sure. The old monks garden hasn't been tended to in many decades. There lots of dogs off the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fresh cakes and sandwiches served in a lovely walled garden.Lovely place to sit. The food is now served from a marquee with some inside tables

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Lovely gardens to look at and clean all the the wool and area, dogs on leads etc . Very big grass area for kids to run & play and good for picnics if dry . Shame no specific play area , done in taste to the abbey would bring on slot more visitors

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I have always enjoyed going down to delapre abbey and looking around the grounds and visiting the cafe run by friends of delapre abbey. This last visit i went to the cafe to find the old one forcibly closed and a new one set up by the council in its place the service was less than special and the choice... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Generally the grounds are a little run down, the council are now tarting the place up. The walled garden is very pretty and well kept. The lake area is the big let down, lots of litter from bbq and people drinking outdoors. Great place to walk the dog, will be even better once regeneration has taken place

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Northampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

An old building and gardens, which have been a great place for years, parking a little limited, the tearooms are well worth a visit whatever the weather.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I visited Delapre Abbey for the first time on Saturday. I was most impressed by the lovely gardens and their setting at the rear of the Abbey within high walls. A beautiful, tranquil spot with drinks and refreshments made available from a small marquee. From there we set off to the lake which was only about five minutes walk.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Nice little cafe with everything you need for a quick snack after a walk through the grounds. Nothing pretentious just a nice selection of food to keep you going back.

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Additional Information about Delapre Abbey

Address: London Road, Northampton, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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