Garden tour and afternoon tea with the head gardener

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

  • Booking essential

Join an exclusive tour of Canons Ashby’s beautiful garden led by our Head Gardener. Learn about the history of the gardens, the plants around you, and the way the team cares for them.

Then settle down for chat and a time to ask your garden questions with a small afternoon tea.

This event will go on whatever the weather as long as it’s safe to do so. Please dress for whatever the weather brings.

The garden is not enormous, so it will not involve long walks, but there are stairs, steps and slopes throughout.

Afternoon tea includes a scone, mini sandwiches and mini bakes, with tea or coffee.

If you have dietary requirements that need to be taken into account please let us know in advance.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £20.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Suitability
This event is aimed at adults, but older children are welcome.
Meeting point
Please head to Visitor Reception who will be able to direct you
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather. This event will go ahead, unless it's unsafe for us to do so.
Accessibility
The garden is not enormous, so it will not involve long walks, but there are stairs, steps and slopes throughout.
Other
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements in good time.

Contact Info

Name
Central Box Office
Email
NTEventQuery@capita.co.uk
Telephone
Call 03442491895

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