Fitnetics - Delapré Abbey 10k
This two lap route takes you around the grounds surrounding the beautiful 900 year old Delapré Abbey, in Northampton. With 500 acres of park to run through, this 10k encompasses a mixture of woodland, open grassland and lakeside terrain. The flatness of this route is bound to see some impressive timings.
Delapré Abbey, London Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 8AW
By Car: Only a six minute drive from Junction 15 of the M1, Delapré Abbey is easily accessible whether you’re travelling from the North or South.
From J15 simply follow the A45 North towards the town centre and you’ll find Delapré Abbey located just off the A45 on London Road (A508).
From central Northampton, take the A508 southbound towards the M1 junction 15. The Abbey is on a turning to your left/East about 1 mile from the town centre.
Please be aware that the drive leading to Delapré Abbey is a single lane only, with several passing places.
The postcode for Delapré Abbey is NN4 8AW, however please take note that some satnavs do not read this address correctly so we suggest you check before you travel.
By Bus: The Abbey is also within easy reach by bus. There is a bus stop at the entrance to Delapré Abbey on London Road (A508) with various routes stopping regularly including 7, 33, 88, X6 and X7.
For timetables, visit Stagecoach Midlands or click here.
By Train: Northampton Railway Station is only a 30 minute walk or 10 minute drive away. Trains arrive from London Euston and Birmingham New Street at least once an hour and there are taxi points directly outside the station.
Free car parking is available for all visitors (as well as over-flow capacity for large events) with priority disabled parking for blue badge holders.
Parking is not permitted anywhere on the drive leading to the Abbey.
Registration is from 08:30am
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