Canons Ashby

Important notice -

We’re open every day of the week, and we no longer have a booking system in place for visits. Our quieter times are weekday afternoons.

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

Canons Ashby

Things to see and do

Not to be missed...

Canons Ashby

What's on

Upcoming events

Guided visit to Priory Church and medieval Stew Ponds

Thu 23 Sep 2021
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.

Apple Harvest Weekend

Sat 25 Sep 2021
Celebrate the apple harvest with us, with beautiful harvest decorations and some traditional seasonal fun.

The Autumn Owl Trail

Sun 07 Nov 2021
Pick up an Autumn Owl Trail and have a Hoot with the family. Who-whoo can find all our hidden owls in the parkland?

Christmas wreath workshop

Mon 22 Nov 2021
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.

A Canons Ashby Christmas with Eboracum Baroque

Sat 27 Nov 2021
Talented musicians Eboracum Baroque are delighted to return to Canons Ashby to present a traditional Christmas concert in the atmospheric courtyard with the shining lights of the Christmas tree.

Christmas at Canons Ashby

Fri 24 Dec 2021
Feast your eyes on a traditional Christmas in historic Canons Ashby. Explore a fascinating house dressed with festive cheer or enjoy a fresh winter stroll outside.
Canons Ashby

Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping

Canons Ashby


Canons Ashby

Our work

What are we working on?

Canons Ashby

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website