Canons Ashby

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

Enjoy Spring at Canons Ashby

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Upcoming events

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
A delicious Cadbury prize awaits at the end of our outdoor Easter Hunt. Bring the whole family to search high and low for clues across the ancient parkland.

Plant it, grow it, eat it

Tue 03 Apr 2018
Get green fingered and plant something to grow and nurture at home, and earn a sticker for your 50 things to do. Take it home, watch it grow and taste it when it's ready.

Spring Tray Gardens

Mon 09 Apr 2018
Where art meets gardening: create a miniature tray garden to take home.

Dawn Chorus Walk

Sat 05 May 2018
Wake up with the feathered friends of Canons Ashby at first light. Look and listen out for a variety of birds during their dawn chorus with an expert guide, before enjoying breakfast in the Stables Tearoom.

Wild Nature Trail

Sat 05 May 2018
Become a nature detective. Pick up a Nature Trail Sheet, get outdoors and see what you can find living or growing in our outdoor spaces.

Guided Countryside Walk

Thu 10 May 2018
Explore beyond the walls of Canons Ashby on a walk through the rolling hills of Northamptonshire's countryside.
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Art and collections

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