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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.

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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

Guided countryside walks 

On the fourth Thursday of the month from May to October, come and explore our surrounding countryside on a 6-mile walk, enjoy the fantastic views and get out in the fresh air with our guides.

Event summary

on
25 Jul to 24 Oct 2024
at
09:55 to 13:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Flutterby butterfly trail 

As the weather warms up, delight in Canons Ashby’s ‘Flutterby Butterfly’ summer trail, running from late May until early September.

Event summary

on
25 Jul to 8 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 45 other dates or times
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 restored medieval stew ponds: an area not accessible to the public without a guide. There are 20 spaces on this walk to sign up on the day.

Event summary

on
25 Jul to 26 Sep 2024
at
14:00 to 14:45
+ 4 other dates or times
Event

Peter Pan by Immersion Theatre 

Get ready to think happy thoughts and fly high as the mischievous Peter embarks on an awfully big adventure, before facing the most feared villain of them all, the infamous Captain Hook!

Event summary

on
25 Aug 2024
at
17:30 to 19:30