Canons Ashby

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

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Halloween at Canons Ashby

Autumn adventures this half term Teaser 

Wondering what to do with the kids this October half-term? Why not embrace the spooky side of Autumn at Canons Ashby.

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Upcoming events

Pumpkin Trails

Fri 20 Oct 2017
Dress to impress and join us for a great family day, out hunting our hidden and spooky pumpkins in the grounds.

Spooky Stories: creative writing workshop

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Let your imagination run wild writing Spooky Stories with us this Halloween.

Celebrating Edward Dryden - 300 years on

Sat 04 Nov 2017
300 years since the death of Edward Dryden, we are paying attention to some of the important items he owned. As you explore the house look out for the highlighted items and find out more about this extraordinary man.

Creating Christmas at Canons Ashby

Sat 18 Nov 2017
We have a lot of space to decorate in time for Christmas- come and help us make a decoration out of traditional materials to transform Canons Ashby for the festive season or to put on your own tree.

An Elizabethan Christmas with Eboracum Baroque

Sun 26 Nov 2017
Get into the festive spirit with an evening of baroque historical music.

Silver Bells Trail

Sat 02 Dec 2017
Bring the family and explore the grounds with a Christmas twist. Find the musical items in our outdoor spaces and make some beautiful festive sounds. Discover them all and win your musical prize.
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Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website