Canons Ashby

Important notice -

When looking for our car park you may see a "road closed" sign - don't worry: you can still access our car park from the main road as normal. If coming from Eydon you may be diverted.

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

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Upcoming events

Secrets of Canons Ashby Trail

Sun 18 Nov 2018
10:00-14:30
Pick up a trail from Visitor Reception and explore the grounds to discover some of the lesser known features of our site which you otherwise might never have noticed.

Spit and polish: from kitchen maids to conservation

Sun 18 Nov 2018
11:00-14:30
How can onion water or brick dust help you look after your home? What other uses for tea leaves are there? Discover the differences between how the Victorian servants and the modern conservation team care for our historic house.

Remembrance Poppy Display

Sun 18 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
Visit the church as part of your day at Canons Ashby and see a beautiful display of hand-made poppies arranged by our flower team.

Guided Tour

Mon 19 Nov 2018
11:30-12:30
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.

Volunteer open day

Thu 22 Nov 2018
10:00-15:00
Meet some of our volunteers over a cuppa and find out more about how you can join this friendly team.

Sold out - An Elizabethan Christmas with Eboracum Baroque

Sun 25 Nov 2018
16:00-17:30
Sold out - Eboracum Baroque return to the wonderful acoustics of the Priory to perform vocal music from the Elizabethan era by composers including William Byrd and Thomas Tallis, as well as a few well-known seasonal favourites.
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Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website