Hidden gem

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We’re delighted to announce that 78 Derngate was the winner of a recent award as ‘Hidden Gem’ at the prestigious UK Heritage Awards 2019. The awards were handed out at an exclusive ceremony celebrating the best heritage experiences and places to stay in the UK in London on 25th March.

The Awards are arranged by the UK’s leading heritage, tourism and destination marketing company, Visit Heritage, publisher of heritage guide Hudson’s and hotel guide, Signpost.

The winners of the UK Heritage Awards 2019 were crowned across twelve categories, which were adjudicated by a panel of judges formed of leading figures and experts on UK Heritage.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor201778 Derngate has, for the fourth successive year, been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

  • The achievement celebrates organisations that have earned great reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year through continually delivering a quality customer experience. "With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers”, said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor.

TripAdvisor, which is the world's largest travel site, analyses reviews and ratings posted by visitors. Organisations that consistently achieve a score of four or more out of five, qualify for the Certificate of Excellence. With this rating system entirely based on independent reviews by our visitors, the 2017 award for 78 Derngate is especially valued since it reflects the hard work of our dedicated team; most of whom volunteer their time and make the visitor experience consistently excellent.

78 Derngate is currently the number one listed visitor attraction on TripAdvisor for Northampton.

Thankyou to all who have visited 78 Derngate and posted reviews; we're delighted to have your kind support.

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page for more reviews.

Best in show

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We’re delighted to welcome Network Arts back to 78 Derngate with their Winter Exhibition.
The show opens on 1st October and features work by amateur and professional artisits from Northamptonshire in a variety of media, paintings in oil, watercolour, acrylics; drawings and sketches. Subjects include local scenes, botanical, landscapes, portraits, wildlife, and architecture.

All work will be for sale, which means the exhibition is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to invest in high-quality art at affordable prices.
Congratulations to Michael Leaman who received the ‘Best in show’ award for his work ‘Coton Manor Woodland’.
You can see this and all the other works until 18th December.
Admission to the exhibition is free.

It's official: we're excellent!

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We were delighted to learn that 78 Derngate has, once again, received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

The achievement celebrates organisations that have earned great reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year through continually delivering a quality customer experience.
"With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers”, said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor.

TripAdvisor, which is the world's largest travel site, analyses the reviews and ratings posted by visitors. Organisations that consistently achieve a score of four or more out of five, qualify for the Certificate of Excellence. Because the rating system is entirely based on the independent reviews of visitors, the 2016 award for 78 Derngate is a much-cherished achievement which reflects the hard work of our dedicated team; the majority of whom volunteer their time and make the visitor experience consistently excellent.

Visit our TripAdvisor
page for more reviews.

78 Derngate wins Gold!

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We were thrilled to learn that 78 Derngate has been awarded a Gold Accolade by Visit England, the official tourist board for England.

The award is recognition of the quality visitor experiences on offer. Assessing everything from customer service to catering and the facilities, the accolades aim to recognise those attractions going the extra mile to create an enjoyable and memorable visitor experience.

The accolades are allocated through a scoring system based on an annual assessment by VisitEngland. They include the Welcome accolade, Hidden Gem, Best Told Story, Quality Food & Drink and the Gold accolade ( of which very few are given each year ) for top-scoring attractions.