Canons Ashby

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

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November tours

Tue 12 Nov 2019
13:30-14:15
When the house is closed you can still enjoy a guided tour with one of our fascinating guides. Find out about the history of this special place and the people who made their mark here.

Family crafting for Christmas

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:30-15:00
Start getting ready for Christmas! Make a traditional orange decoration or colour a wooden decoration to take home for the festive season.

A Classical English Christmas, performed by Eboracum Baroque

Sun 24 Nov 2019
15:30-17:00
Eboracum Baroque return to the wonderful acoustics of Canons Ashby Priory to perform vocal seasonal favourites from across the ages.

Festive robin decoration workshop

Tue 26 Nov 2019
13:30-15:30
Enjoy a fun festive workshop to create a hanging Robin decoration: a great introduction to Powertex Textile Sculpture.

Festive wreath workshops

Wed 27 Nov 2019
10:00-12:00
Nothing says ‘Christmas is here’ quite like a wreath on your front door. Spend a few hours with our talented flower team who will help you craft your own festive wreath using greenery from the grounds of Canons Ashby.

Reindeer Trail

Sat 30 Nov 2019
10:00-15:00
Bring your little fawns and explore our outdoor space this festive season looking for our rustic wooden reindeer. Wrap up warm, follow the trail together and then claim your prize to take home!
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Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website