Childhood home of Diana, Princess of Wales, and seat of the Earls Spencer.

Northampton, NN7 4HQ

Free for members
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Althorp is a Grade I listed stately home and estate in the civil parish of Althorp, in West Northamptonshire, England of about 13,000 acres. By road it is about 6 miles northwest of the county town of Northampton and about 75 miles northwest of central London.

Opening Times

1 July to 31 August annually.

Entrance Gates Open 11am – 4pm (Last entry at 3pm)

House Open 11am – 3pm (Last Entry 3:30pm)

Car park outside Entrance Gates open at 10:30am – 5pm

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Entry to House, Grounds & Exhibitions
Family (2 adults, 2 children)
£60.00 including a guide book
Adult Ticket £22.00
Senior(60+)/Concession/Blue Badge Holders £18.00
Children 5 – 15 years £12.00
Children Under 5 Free of Charge

Group Visits

A minimum number of 12 guests. Groups can pre-book to enter the Estate from 12pm to 5pm.

Group prices: Adults: £16.50 , Concessions: £14 , 5-16 year olds: £10

Under 4, group leader and driver: free

Please note that a deposit for the minimum of 12 guests is required at least six weeks prior to your visit, with the final balance due no later than 21 days prior.

  • Accessible toilets
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Getting here

Northampton, NN7 4HQ

From the M1, 7m from J16 and 10m from J18.Situated on the A428 Northampton – Rugby Road.

5m from Northampton Station and 14m from Rugby Station.

There is a walk and cycle trail which runs from the outskirts of Northampton to Market Harborough along the trackbed of a disused railway line and National Cycle route 6 which is close to Althorp.

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