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A Christmas Quest

Experience a magical Christmas visit at Canons Ashby with festive decorations inspired by Arthurian wizards, knights, dragons and the wonderful myths that surround them. Running from 28 November - 24 December.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Experience a magical Christmas visit at Canons Ashby with festive decorations inspired by Arthurian wizards, knights, dragons and the wonderful myths that surround them.

This year our Christmas displays will be inspired by the legends that sparked the imagination of John Dryden, member the Canons Ashby family and the first poet laureate. King Arthur, the semi-opera written by John Dryden and Henry Purcell, has been delighting audiences since 1691.

For little adventurers, pick up the Christmas Quest children’s trail, find all the ingredients on the list, and help Merlin complete his spell to make a magical Christmas.

Normal admission prices apply.

This is the third year of "A Christmas Quest", which won "Best Exhibition" at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2023.

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 event is for all the family.

Meeting point

Please park in the main visitor car park and start your day at Visitor Reception.

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather. Part of the event is outside on uneven outdoor surfaces. The ground will be wet if the weather has been poor.

Accessibility

Our decorations are in the house, which has steps, stairs and uneven surfaces. More information can be provided on request: if you have questions about accessing this event, please email us at canonsashby@nationaltrust.org.uk

Other

This event takes place in the house, so it is not suitable for dogs (except assistance dogs).

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