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wed02aug(aug 2)6:00 pmwed21feb(feb 21)7:30 pmMenopause CaféJoin Helen Aluko for fortnightly meetings in the Coach House to talk all things menopause.(august 2) 6:00 pm - (february 21) 7:30 pm

fri24nov(nov 24)4:00 pmsun31dec(dec 31)8:00 pmWinter Light TrailStep into a breath-taking, illuminated woodland trail this Christmas!(november 24) 4:00 pm - (december 31) 8:00 pm

fri01decAll Daysun03Christmas FairEnjoy a great day out for all the family at our annual Christmas Fair.  (All Day)

fri01dec11:00 amsun17(dec 17)7:00 pmSanta's GrottoMeet Father Christmas at the Abbey, receive a present lovingly wrapped by his team of elves11:00 am - 7:00 pm (17)

The History of Delapré Abbey

Once there was a meadow, close to the River Nene and outside the medieval walls of Northampton. 900 years ago, a community of nuns came to these quiet meadows to create their nunnery – the Abbey of St. Mary de la Pré. Following the rules of the Cluniac order, these nuns formed one of only two Cluniac Nunneries in medieval England, and owed their allegiance to the great Abbey of Cluny in France. Find our more about our history on our Explore page.


Historic Photo of Delapré Abbey