Opening    Times

Experience Christmas at the Abbey
this December

We’re pleased to safely reopen the house, grounds and café in line with government advice. The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is a key priority to us at Delapré Abbey. The house is open on select dates during December from 11am with last entry at 3pm, the Walled Garden is open daily from 10am, The Orangery café is also open daily, 9:30am to 4pm (Monday to Friday) and 9:30am to 5pm (weekends), and Hibiscus is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.

Stories of Christmas

This December, step back in time and experience the magic of Christmas through the ages at Delapré Abbey. Soak up the stories, sights, sounds, and smells of 900 years of festivities both inside the house and through our COVID-safe events programme.

With the fire aglow, music and smells emanating throughout the building, along with decorations galore, it will be a real feast for the senses.

Opening Times

We’ve been working hard to ensure that our visitors, volunteers and staff are safe, so your visit may feel different from usual. Please click here to find out what you can expect.

We’re proud to be part of Visit Britain’s Good to Go scheme, this means that we have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, we have a Risk Assessment in place that you can download here, and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

The House
We are open for general admission Tuesday to Friday from the 8th – 18th December, and Monday 28th – Thursday 31st December. We’re open from 11am with last entry at 3pm.

The Orangery
The Orangery café is open daily, 9:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday, and 9:30am to 5pm at weekends.

The Walled Garden
The Walled Garden is open to visitors daily from 10am.


  • Pre-booked group visits

    Pre-booked group visits may be possible when Delapré Abbey is otherwise closed to the general public. For more information, click here.

    Details of any closures or events that may impact on your visit can be found on our homepage or Twitter/Facebook accounts.

    Please note that on days when we are hosting a wedding, the Bouverie Rooms will be closed to the public.

    Enquire to find out more.


    Children Playing at Delapré Abbey
Delapre Abbey

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We've reopened! Please help us to keep you safe during your visit by reading through some of the changes that you can expect.Please click here.