Planning Your Day

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.


Chartered market

Picture by Joe Bailey, Fivesixphotography

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.


Daventry Library

If you are a book worm then why not visit Daventry Library and find a nice spot to sit and read.


Borough Hill

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

Aerial colour photograph showing a large green field with playground equipment and a skate park. The field is lined with trees, behind which are buildings and distant landscape

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.