Frequently Asked Questions

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Is the Walled Garden open?

The Walled Garden is open daily from 10am – 3pm.


What time does the café open?

Common Ground opening times are 8:30am – 3pm.


Are the toilets open?

Yes our toilets are open 7 days a week.


What time does the park open and close?

The park is open 24/7 with security at night.


Can we bring a BBQ to the park? (Disposable or otherwise?)

Unfortunately no BBQ’s of any kind are allowed on our grounds, feel free to bring a picnic though!


Is there a charge for parking?

Parking in our car park is free unless otherwise stated. (Charges may apply for occasional event parking)


Do we need to book to visit the park?

No need to book to visit the general grounds, booking is only needed for Abbey admission.


Do we need to book to visit Delapré Abbey?

Yes, once we reopen on 20th May you will need to purchase timed entry tickets in advance.


Do we need to book a table to have brunch / lunch / afternoon tea?

You will need to pre-book if you are wishing to have a bottomless brunch or afternoon tea. However, you can walk in for general food and drink.


What is there to do at Delapré Abbey?

What isn’t there to do? With various eateries to choose from plus 550 acres of land to explore. Not forgetting the 900 years of history of the Abbey and interactive elements throughout our visitor attraction.


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