Canons Ashby

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Pleased to say we will be open today as normal

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

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Upcoming events

Silver Bells Trail

Fri 15 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.

Five Centuries of Christmas

Fri 15 Dec 2017
Immerse yourself in five centuries of Christmas, from earthy Tudor treats to familiar 20th century traditions.

Festive Face Painting

Sat 16 Dec 2017
Get some festive face paint for the final weekend of 5 Centuries of Christmas. For £2-£3 depending on the design, join in the festive fun.

New Year's Walk

Sun 07 Jan 2018
Blow away the cobwebs after the indulgent Christmas season and get some fresh air in the beautiful Northamptonshire Countryside.

Weird and Wonderful Valentines

Sat 10 Feb 2018
Explore the house and grounds whilst looking out for our weird and wonderful Victorian expressions of love. These strange cards and tokens certainly caught our attention.

Make a bird feeder

Mon 12 Feb 2018
Make a bird feeder to help your feathered friends in the cold weather.
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Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website