Things to see & do

Plan your visit

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Courtyard Carols

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.

Christmas Wassailing

Celebrate Christmas in a unique and medieval manner. The Brackley Morris Men will be performing an ancient mummers play of George and the Dragon, complete with real smoking dragon. Then we'll be chasing away the devil from the fruit trees with a hearty wassail to ensure a good harvest in 2015.

14 Dec at 1pm. Free event, normal admission fees apply.

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.