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

Come out and play

Sun 14 Aug 2022
Enjoy getting active in the Paddock with the family this summer. Who can hop like a frog, flap like a bat, or creepy crawly under our leaf canopy? Make special memories together on our nature themed active trail.

Nature Explorer Activities

Thu 18 Aug 2022
Bring the kids and enjoy activities connected with nature and the great outdoors. Whether it’s wild art, or wildlife spotting, there’s something to try every Tuesday of August.

Rapunzel, performed by Immersion Theatre

Sat 20 Aug 2022
Let your hair down and get tangled in a brand-new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale!

Guided visit to Priory Church and medieval Stew Ponds

Thu 01 Sep 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.

Guided countryside walks

Thu 08 Sep 2022
Book your place on a group walk in the heart of rural Northamptonshire with our volunteer guides

Heritage Open Day at Canons Ashby

Sat 10 Sep 2022
Visit the medieval church and enjoy music to transport you to the magic and myths of Camelot. Take a pew, close your eyes, and listen to excerpts of King Arthur, by Purcell and John Dryden, in the fantastic acoustics of the priory church.
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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

What are we working on?

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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