Bat Walk

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

  • Booking essential

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

Enjoy a short talk and slow guided walk around Canons Ashby's grounds on a search for our favourite flying mammals. See what different species you can find and learn more about their habits and habitats with our guests from the Oxfordshire Bat Group. Pre-booking essential - limited spaces available.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £12.00
  • Child £8.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Older children are welcome. Not recommended for under 8 years old.
Meeting point
Park in the main car park, and follow the directions
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy outdoor shoes. Bringing a torch may make it easier to make your way back to the car at the end.
This event is a walk over uneven countryside surfaces, and will involve some steps. There will be a short talk to start, in a space accessed via stone steps.
This event will take place during dusk, whilst the bats begin to fly. The ground will be uneven and the light will be dim so please take care.

Contact Info

Central Box Office
Call 03442491895

Upcoming events

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Sun 26 Jun 2022
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Guided visit to Priory Church and medieval Stew Ponds

Thu 30 Jun 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 14 Jul 2022
Book your place on a group walk in the heart of rural Northamptonshire with our volunteer guides

Much Ado About Nothing, performed by The Pantaloons

Sat 16 Jul 2022
There’s plenty to shout about in The Pantaloons’ take on Shakespeare’s timeless summer comedy of masks, music and mistaken identities!

Garden tour and afternoon tea with the head gardener

Wed 20 Jul 2022
Join an exclusive tour of Canons Ashby’s beautiful garden led by our Head Gardener, followed by afternoon tea and time for questions.

Nature explorer activities

Thu 04 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.