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I love visiting places that look as if the family have just popped out and may well return at any... read more

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Jane W
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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I often visit as I live but a few miles away and over the years we have taken some of our friends... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
+44 1604 770107
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Reviewed today

I love visiting places that look as if the family have just popped out and may well return at any moment - in fact, you are quite likely to bump into Earl Spencer himself ! Of course the main connection is Princess Diana- what a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I often visit as I live but a few miles away and over the years we have taken some of our friends here too. This year we took a French family and they were impressed with the house and grounds. The cafe was excellent, fresh...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

loved looking round here very interesting, lots about Princess Diana. Cafe very good with good selection of snacks. Grounds beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive building!Big enough to spend half a day. Got to the resting place of Princess Diana.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mangoes1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was somewhere i have wanted to go to for a while, but just havnt had chance, Well i managed to finally go. It was worth every penny. So lovely to see dianas memorability. The grounds are also lovely.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank terri c
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We had a fantastic day at the Althorp Food Festival and would recommend it to anyone. The grounds are ideal for hosting such an event and the staff were helpful and friendly. The range of stalls and activities ensured there was something there for everyone...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank gregrees75
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place that as others have mentioned, hasn’t been commercialised like others in order to keep the family honour one would presume It is well looked after and if one could comment then the signage could be better, especially down to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely quintessential British Country estate with some strong connections to Royalty. There are memories of Diana around the place, pictures, clothes etc and a fitting memorial by the lake which has been really well organised. As we walked around the place we caught a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank John T
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Was good to see this famous house, but sad as well. We were attending the literary festival which was interesting in its own right. It was nice however to explore Althorp with all the history involved. We felt very welcome, the was a lovely relaxed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank honorking
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous afternoon! Took my friend for her birthday to hear Charles Spencer 'To catch a King' His talk was brilliant and had me sitting on the edge of my seat... a real fast pace true historical thriller. The staff were so.friendly and went...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Mary L
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11 August 2018|
Response from HarryS2809 |
Yes you may You may also use the disabled parking if you cannot walk any distance
Alf H
7 August 2018|
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Response from dnaorion | Reviewed this property |
As previously advised by Harry, refer to the website
30 July 2018|
Response from Althorp-Estate | Property representative |
Please do check on our website for the most up to date information but we open at midday, and the gates close at 5pm.