Canons Ashby

Important notice -

Canons Ashby is now closed until 3 February. Please check our opening hours to plan your next visit.

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

Reopening from 3 February...

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Upcoming events

Volunteer Open Day

Sat 25 Jan 2020
10:00-14:00
Come and meet the team and find out more about how you can be involved at Canons Ashby. Drop in any time between 10 and 2pm, enjoy a cuppa and have a chat with some of our current volunteers. Please note the property is closed to visitors this day.

Bugs and beasties trail

Sat 15 Feb 2020
10:00-15:00
Find out more about some of the tiny creatures that live at Canons Ashby and get out in the fresh air together. Bring your wellies! It may be a squelchy adventure.

Make a bird feeder

Wed 19 Feb 2020
11:00-14:00
Make a pine cone bird feeder for our feathered friends at this chilly time of year and have a look at our nature collection. Then take it home to feed the birds where you live.

Archaeology handling, and kids’ clay making

Fri 21 Feb 2020
11:00-14:00
Have a look at some real archaeological objects and objects and chat with our volunteers. For younger visitors they can try making something special out of clay to take home for £1.

Family Storytelling

Sat 07 Mar 2020
11:30-14:00
Bring your little ones and listen to a story in honour of World Book Day earlier this week. Our storyteller has a selection of stories for younger children, so why not pop in and settle down for a tale together?

Mother’s Day Posies

Sun 22 Mar 2020
11:00-15:00
Treat your mum by making her a little posy of flowers to really put a smile on her face.
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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