Artist in residence: botanical watercolours

On your visit around the house you may meet our artist in residence in the Dryden Sitting Room. Jenny Major creates beautiful botanical watercolours, many of which are based on specimens from Canons Ashby's garden.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

On your visit around the house you may meet our artist in residence in the Dryden Sitting Room. Jenny Major creates beautiful botanical watercolours, many of which are based on specimens from Canons Ashby's garden. Feel free to chat as she creates beautiful art, or to buy her lovely cards (cash only).

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Canons Ashby

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.30 £10.27
Child £5.80 £5.27
Family £29.20 £26.54
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £8.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.25
Gardens only
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £5.20 £4.72
Child £2.60 £2.36
Family £13.30 £12.09
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £2.25

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

The basics

Suitability
Children will be very welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Start your day at Visitor Reception
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather and wear shoes suitable for uneven surfaces.
Accessibility
The house has multiple steps and stairs. Please call the property directly to discuss your access needs.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 September 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Available
29 September 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Available
30 September 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Available
1 October 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Available
2 October 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Available
3 October 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Canons Ashby
Email
canonsashby@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01327 861900

Upcoming events

Harvest Trail

Wed 19 Sep 2018
10:00-16:00
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 sticker!

Harvest Season

Wed 19 Sep 2018
10:00-16:00
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.

Guided visit to Priory Church and medieval stew ponds

Thu 20 Sep 2018
14:00-14:45
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.

Harvest Celebration Concert

Sat 22 Sep 2018
18:00-19:30
Join us to celebrate the harvest season with a concert by the Middleton Cheney Singers.

Artist in residence: botanical watercolours

Fri 28 Sep 2018
13:00-16:00
On your visit around the house you may meet our artist in residence in the Dryden Sitting Room. Jenny Major creates beautiful botanical watercolours, many of which are based on specimens from Canons Ashby's garden.

Apple Harvest Weekend

Sat 29 Sep 2018
11:00-15:00
Celebrate the apple harvest with us, with tastings, activities and beautiful harvest decorations.