Now that outdoor hospitality has made its big return this month, you can now enjoy a luxury afternoon tea in the spring sunshine.
We have rounded up an array of places in Northamptonshire that offer some stylish afternoon teas. Some are available to book now whilst others can be reserved for when indoor hospitality opens back up on May 17.
They all look too good to eat!
1. Kettering Park Hotel and Spa
Enjoy a beautiful vintage afternoon tea at Kettering Park Hotel and Spa with delicious sandwiches, scones, cakes and pastries. They are served daily from noon to 5pm. Call 01536 416666 to book a table on their terrace.
Photo: Kettering Park Hotel and Spa
2. The Falcon Hotel - Castle Ashby
The Falcon Hotel at Castle Ashby serves afternoon tea from 3pm to 5pm on Wednesdays through to Sundays. With wonderful views of the garden and rolling countryside, you can dine outdoors in style! You could even upgrade to a Champagne Afternoon Tea for a glass of Laurent Perrier. To book, call 01604 698005.
Photo: The Falcon Hotel, Castle Ashby
3. Westone Manor Hotel - Northampton
Treat yourself to a traditional afternoon tea at Westone Manor Hotel (with vegan and gluten free options available). It is served every Friday - Sunday from 12.30pm to 5pm at £18 per person. Call 01604 739955 to make a reservation.
Photo: Westone Manor Hotel
4. The Orangery at Delapre Abbey - Northampton
From May 17, you will be able to taste this stylishly scrumptious afternoon tea at the Orangery at Delapre Abbey, which just looks too good to eat! Call 01604 760817 to make a reservation.
Photo: The Orangery at Delapre Abbey