Opening    Times


Come and explore 900 years of history in the heart of Northampton.

Children Playing in Abbey Gardens

Opening Times

The House
Delapré Abbey is yours to explore. We’re open for admission Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 11am until 4pm, with last entry at 3:00pm.

Please note that we will be closed for general admission on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th December for an event. 

The Orangery
The Orangery café is open:
Monday to Friday, 9:30am-4pm
Weekends, 9:30am-5pm

Award-winning restaurant Hibiscus is open:
Thursday 6:30pm – 12:30am
Friday 6:30pm – 12:30am
Saturday 6:30pm – 12:30am

Common Ground
Our dog-friendly deli, Common Ground, is currently open for takeaway drinks and treats.
Opening times are:
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4pm
Weekends 8:30am-4:30pm

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

Your safe visit

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 when you visit.

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.


  • 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

Plan Your Visit

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Bride and Groom at Delapré Abbey

Weddings at Delapré

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Delapré Abbey Wedding Setup

Corporate & Private Hire

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Welcome back. Help us to keep you safe by taking a moment to read through some of the changes that you can expect. Find out more.