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Canons Ashby

Daventry NN11 3SD, England
+44 1327 861900
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A privilege to visit

Visited Canons Ashby on a perfect summer's day. It is a really well cared for house and garden... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TheFourOxfordGirls
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Inspiring

Lovely house and gardens. An intriguing place both in terms of architecture and family... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nigel W
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Daventry NN11 3SD, England
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+44 1327 861900
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"national trust property"
in 49 reviews
"tea room"
in 63 reviews
"second hand bookshop"
in 23 reviews
"taster tour"
in 29 reviews
"priory church"
in 25 reviews
"dryden family"
in 24 reviews
"car park"
in 48 reviews
"room guides"
in 14 reviews
"interesting house"
in 24 reviews
"vegetable garden"
in 8 reviews
"book shop"
in 7 reviews
"interesting history"
in 19 reviews
"house opens"
in 6 reviews
"volunteer guides"
in 9 reviews
"henry viii"
in 7 reviews
"old house"
in 11 reviews
"wall paintings"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Canons Ashby on a perfect summer's day. It is a really well cared for house and garden that exudes an aura of peace and tranquility. We felt privileged to be there on a day when one of the upstairs rooms was rarely open for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely house and gardens. An intriguing place both in terms of architecture and family history.Friendly engaging, informative staff and plenty to inspire further learning. I always come away wanting to know more.

Thank Nigel W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit on a very hot day. The house has been preserved to show the layers of history as the house is Tudor with Georgian alterations.The volunteers are very informative, but written information could be improved, especially as you go in. The...More

Thank teabus
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site is very interesting and the house well worth the visit. The grounds are extensive and great for a gentle stroll and a picnic The staff are what makes this site special Unfailingly friendly, cheerful and helpful Particularly the lady playing the piano in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't go out of my way to visit again. Personally didn't find the place very interesting, Gardens were pleasant. The shop just as all other National Trust shops, The cafe pleasant as far as we were concerned it was okay but wouldn't recommend a...More

Thank 718SH
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a delightful National Trust property; an Elizabethan mansion and extensive grounds beautifully restored and maintained, and imaginatively bought to life by the wonderful volunteers. We were three generations from Grampa to 6 year old and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves from noon til...More

Thank Wardieeee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what an amazing experience the house and grounds are meticulously maintained, the volunteers are passionate about the history and preservation of the artefacts within the house can't wait to go again

Thank wendy p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today on arrival 2pm - despite the extremely exhausting heat what a lovely kind and friendly welcome from the gentleman that attends the parking area a great start to our visit And the friendliness continued also in the house and the voleenters were so informative...More

Thank Teresa M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We held a large family reunion picnic at Canons Ashby. The car park man advised us which picnic area to choose, with maximum shade and a den-making area for the children. There was something for every age group from grandparents down to the toddlers. The...More

Thank Cynthia F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a delightful property to visit, especially if the weather is fine. The house and its contents are fascinating and the volunteers friendly and knowledgeable. As well as seeing the grand accommodation, some of the servants rooms can be visited, which is unusual in...More

Thank Huw M
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newstart30
14 April 2018|
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Response from M L M | Property representative |
There are some fixed racks in the car park near the visitor reception building which is manned by volunteers whenever Canons Ashby is open. If you just want to visit the tea room there is space to keep your bike with you as... 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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