Skip to content
Skip to content

Nature Explorer Activities

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.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

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. Normal admission prices apply, there may be small fees to cover the costs of some activities. More information about about the programme of activities will be shared here nearer the time.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Check admission prices

The basics

Suitability

This activity is aimed at families

Meeting point

Start your day at Visitor Reception who will be able to direct you to the activities

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather - this is an outdoor nature activity

Accessibility

This will be accessible over uneven grass which can be muddy.

Upcoming events

Event

Easter egg hunts at Canons Ashby 

This spring, treat the whole family to an outdoor adventure at Canons Ashby on our Easter trail.

Event summary

on
13 Apr to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Sold out - Spring Garden Tour and Afternoon Tea with the Head Gardener 

This event has now sold out, but there will be another one running in Autumn. Thank you.

Event summary

on
17 Apr 2024
at
15:15 to 17:30
Event

Guided visits to Priory Church and medieval Stew Ponds 

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.

Event summary

on
2 May to 26 Sep 2024
at
14:00 to 14:45
+ 15 other dates or times
Event

Spring Foraging Walk with Tellus Mater 

Join expert forager Lizzy, who will take you on a wander to seek hedgerow and woodland edibles that are full of surprising Spring flavours!

Event summary

on
3 May 2024
at
10:00 to 13:00