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

Guided visit to Priory Church and medieval Stew Ponds

Thu 26 May 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.

Canons Ashby Book Sale

Sat 28 May 2022
Come and browse a wide selection of books which have been donated by our supporters. Stock up for your holidays whilst raising funds for our special place.

Make a Jubilee Crown

Thu 02 Jun 2022
Celebrate the Jubilee by creating your own beautiful crown with your little princes and princesses.

Guided countryside walks

Thu 09 Jun 2022
Book your place on a group walk in the heart of rural Northamptonshire with our volunteer guides

Baroque Classics in the Garden performed by Eboracum Baroque

Sat 18 Jun 2022
Eboracum Baroque are delighted to return to Canons Ashby to perform in the beautiful formal garden. They will present a programme of Baroque Classics. Relax in the picturesque surroundings of the formal garden, with plenty of space in the open air.

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!
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Things to see and do

Enjoy the fresh air with us

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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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