Canons Ashby

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

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Upcoming events

Family Nature Picnic

Wed 21 Aug 2019
DATE CHANGED DUE TO POOR WEATHER Bring the kids, a picnic, a picnic blanket, and your favourite toy animals. Help us make some wild art and get your face painted like a creature on a lovely family day out.

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Thu 22 Aug 2019
Keep the kids happy this summer, ticking off our challenges whilst enjoying family fun in the fresh air.


Sat 24 Aug 2019
There will be bargains aplenty at the Brewhouse Bookshop’s annual sale, raising money to look after our historic site. Peruse our collection of second-hand books and stock up in preparation for those cosy autumn evenings.

Bat walk

Sat 31 Aug 2019
Learn about these fascinating residents of Canons Ashby on an evening walk with our bat experts and volunteers.

Harvest Trail

Sun 01 Sep 2019
Explore the ancient parkland to find out more about harvest time in history. Find our clues hidden in the trees and answer the questions, then head to the shop to claim your prize and sticker!

Harvest Season

Sun 01 Sep 2019
Visit during this joyful time to see the house and church decorated for harvest. Help yourself to some home-grown produce from the produce bench for a donation, try the harvest trail around the parkland, or join us for apple weekend.
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Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Canons Ashby on the National Trust Collections website