Canons Ashby

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Canons Ashby


A tranquil country manor house.

Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby

About Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby is a historic country house located in Northamptonshire, England. The house was built in the 16th century and was home to the Dryden family for several generations. Today, it is a popular tourist destination and is owned and managed by the National Trust. Visitors to Canons Ashby can explore the house and its beautiful gardens, which include a herb garden, orchard, and topiary garden. The house features many original features and furnishings, giving visitors a glimpse into life in the 16th and 17th centuries.

In addition to the house and gardens, Canons Ashby also has a tea room serving delicious refreshments, and a gift shop selling a range of souvenirs and locally made crafts. The surrounding countryside is also worth exploring, with several walking trails and cycle routes that pass through the beautiful Northamptonshire landscape. Canons Ashby is a must-visit for anyone interested in history, architecture, and natural beauty.

Visit the website by scanning the QR code below:

01327 861900

How to get here

Near Daventry, NN11 3SD

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