Planning your day
Daventry is a beautiful and historic market town with plenty of things to do and places to explore. Why not make the most of your day and plan a museum trip alongside a visit to a local café for lunch or coffee with a friend, buy some local produce from the market, browse the many independent shops, or take a refreshing walk in Daventry’s beautiful open spaces.
For more information on visiting the museum please go to our Visit page, don’t forget we’re open from 9.30am to 1.30pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 4pm on every first Saturday of the month.
For a one stop shop for places to see and things to do in Daventry please visit the Daventry High Street website.
Daventry is a historic market town holding a chartered market every Tuesday and Friday from 08.00 to 14.00. If you’re looking for locally sourced produce then Daventry Market is the place to go. From fresh fruit and veg, and freshly baked loaves of bread and cakes, to plants, flowers, clothing and a range of household items, Daventry Market has an array of goods for all your needs.
If you are a book worm then why not visit Daventry Library and find a nice spot to sit and read.
If you enjoy the great outdoors then why not take a trip up Borough Hill, a beautiful English Heritage site with wonderful views of the town, why not download our self-guided walks on Borough Hill.
Daventry Country Park
Daventry Country Park offers some great outdoor activities for the family to enjoy including an adventure playground, nature trails, a café and picnic areas.
New Street Rec
New Street Rec (Recreation Ground) has lots of green open space in the centre of town, a skate park, shaded areas and a playground.
The Arc Cinema
Opening soon, the Arc Cinema in the centre of town will show all the latest films.