Things to see & do

Plan your visit

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Valentine's Day Lunch

This Valentine's we're celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Sir Henry and Lady Frances. Treat yourself and your partner to a delicious lovers platter with romantic poetry in the Stable Tearoom this Valentine's Day. 

Perfect Pancakes

Join us in the Stables Tearoom to drizzle and dollop toppings of your choice over your pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. Kids can take part in the whackiest pancake competition, where the most interesting pancake recipe wins a prize!

The Great War


This year we're uncovering the stories of the Dryden-Pritchard brothers and their involvement in the Great War. Look out for the poppy symbol on-site to discover more. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays pop into the Pump Room where the family history team will help you to discover your ancestral past. 


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.