Canons Ashby

A tranquil Tudor manor house set in rare terraced gardens, with the 'antient' Dryden family at its heart

Canons Ashby

What's on

Upcoming events

Come out and play

Sun 03 Jul 2022
Enjoy getting active in the Paddock with the family this summer. Who can hop like a frog, flap like a bat, or creepy crawly under our leaf canopy? Make special memories together on our nature themed active trail.

Guided visit to Priory Church and medieval Stew Ponds

Thu 07 Jul 2022
Find out more about the medieval history of Canons Ashby with a guided visit to the church, and then to the recently restored medieval stew ponds: an area not accessible to the public without a guide.

Guided countryside walks

Thu 14 Jul 2022
Book your place on a group walk in the heart of rural Northamptonshire with our volunteer guides

Much Ado About Nothing, performed by The Pantaloons

Sat 16 Jul 2022
There’s plenty to shout about in The Pantaloons’ take on Shakespeare’s timeless summer comedy of masks, music and mistaken identities!

Garden tour and afternoon tea with the head gardener

Wed 20 Jul 2022
Join an exclusive tour of Canons Ashby’s beautiful garden led by our Head Gardener, followed by afternoon tea and time for questions.

Nature explorer activities

Thu 04 Aug 2022
Bring the kids and enjoy activities connected with nature and the great outdoors. Whether it’s wild art, or wildlife spotting, there’s something to try every Tuesday of August.
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Things to see and do

Enjoy the fresh air with us

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Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping

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Our work

What are we working on?

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website