Canons Ashby

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Our opening hours have recently changed, so make sure you check them before travelling to ensure a great visit.

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

A boy jumping in the paddock

Enjoy February half term 

There is plenty to do this half term at Canons Ashby. Bring the family and get stuck in.

It's nearly Spring at Canons Ashby

Get out in the fresh air

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Upcoming events

Muddy Explorers Trail

Tue 19 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
During February half term, put on your wellies and join our Muddy Explorers Trail to embrace this squelchy time of year!

Wild art for wild kids

Wed 20 Feb 2019
11:00-14:00
Bring the family and get crafty. Use natural materials and things you find at Canons Ashby to make a unique and beautiful creation to take home. Normal admission prices apply.

Family storytelling

Sat 09 Mar 2019
11:30-11:45
Bring the children and hear a story with our guest storyteller from Usborne Books at Home. Listen to Amy spin an exciting yarn aimed at children from 0 – 7 years old.

Mother's Day Posies

Sun 31 Mar 2019
11:00-15:00
Treat your mum by making her a little posy of flowers to really put a smile on her face.

Seed Bombs!

Sat 06 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Make a big muddy seed bomb out of our ingredients, take aim and throw it as far as you can!

Newts, bats and birds: evening nature walk

Fri 12 Apr 2019
19:00-20:30
Take a walk with our experienced nature guides and see what creatures can be found as night starts to fall on Canons Ashby.
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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