Things to see & do

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A Traditional Victorian Christmas

Come celebrate the season by helping to decorate our Christmas tree by the warmth of the fire and discover old Victorian traditions in the house with our costumed characters during one of our special weekday tours.

Christmas Evenings at Canons Ashby

On the 3 and 5 December Canons Ashby is hosting an unmissable opportunity to see the house after dark. These unique evening tours will be followed by a hearty supper in the tearoom. Booking essential.

Carols in the Courtyard

Spend a delightful evening in Canons Ashby's historic courtyard listening to traditional Christmas carols, organised by the Northampton National Trust Association. Call 01604 405323 to book.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

You can have 50 things fun at Canons Ashby and across the National Trust

50 things to do before you're 11¾ is a brilliant way to have fun in the great outdoors. At Canons Ashby you can do 27 things from the National Trust's big list.

Explore & discover Canons Ashby

Beautiful spring flowers on the top terrace © Jason Ingram

Consisting of a cosy and comfortable country house, formal gardens, ranging paddock and parkland, historic priory church, tearoom and gift shop, there's so much to see and do at Canons Ashby.

What's on at Canons Ashby this year?

Canons Ashby has a packed schedule of events throughout the year, from musical picnics to a very special Victorian Christmas. Have a browse through the events calendar.

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