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Canons Ashby

Daventry NN11 3SD, England
+44 1327 861900
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It was interesting to see a building that had developed though the centuries and been improved to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graham M
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
November walk in gardens

Visited with w group of friends with our toddlers. The staff in the car park were great, welcoming... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
scrappermcgrew
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Daventry NN11 3SD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting to see a building that had developed though the centuries and been improved to a budget as the owners were not aristocracy just basic farmers in the beginning, it becomes obvious as you tour the building and see how very little has...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with w group of friends with our toddlers. The staff in the car park were great, welcoming us and directing us where to go. They were great with the kids and took them up to the house on the buggy. The tea room didn’t...More

Thank scrappermcgrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great thing about Canons Ashby is the surprise it springs upon you. After you've driven a seemingly fair time along an enticing tree lined B road to get here, almost blink and you've missed an obscenely large church and house with some modest grounds....More

Thank Latsian
CanonsAshby, Communications Officer at Canons Ashby, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review- we're glad you enjoy the surprising aspects of Canons Ashby. We're not entirely sure what you mean about parking in farmer's fields, as we do not charge for parking and our neighbours do not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well preserved property, kept as it was some 200/300 years ago. There is not a massive collection of expensive crockery in the dining room or polished brass pans in the kitchen. What they do have is utensils, furniture and arte facts that are displayed in...More

Thank Alexander R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very family friendly. We did not see inside the house this time as it was close to closing and felt it a little overpriced, art £11.50 per adult. Would like to experience it though. The gardens were breathtaking, even this time of year. Lots to...More

Thank Aaxpc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Canon Ashby on a sunny autumn day. It’s not one of the big National Trust places. There is a 16th century House, gardens, a medieval priory chapel, a tea room and a shop. The formal garden was impressive. From there you will enjoy...More

Thank LV_Way
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in September on a cold, windy, overcast day. The cafe was a welcome respite from the weather outside but it was very cold; do not know if they have heating or they do not turn on in order to save money but we...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stopped by for a quick visit and enjoyed the house and gardens. Enjoy the history of the house and take a stroll through at least the upper gardens.

Thank J F
Reviewed 1 November 2017

A beautiful National Trust property. This is the home for the Dryden family. Very interesting place to visit and well worth going. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've visited Canons Ashby. Having read adverts about seeing their autumn colour and looking to see what was growing in their veg patch I was very disappointed to see...well not much actually. Paid £5 for garden entry and the veg...More

Thank Laura B
CanonsAshby, Marketing officer at Canons Ashby, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Laura, Thanks for letting us know about your experience. I have forwarded your image of the sausage roll and comments to our catering manager and hopefully he will take action to improve matters! :) It seems that you have visited at just the time...More

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MKMapman
7 October 2016|
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Response from P3439USandrewr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can access the book shop & it certainly worth a visit.
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Vicky B
18 May 2015|
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Response from M L M | Property representative |
Hi Vicky, we love to welcome dogs in the paddock, the tea room garden and the parkland for walkies. We don't allow dogs in the house or formal gardens in order to protect these sensitive and delicate environments... More
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Tina B
24 February 2015|
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Response from M L M | Property representative |
You are most welcome to visit the tea room without having to pay for entry to the house. On Saturday we open at 10.30 and our favourite treat is the heavenly cheese scone and butter. Enjoy your visit.
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