The Original Garden Visitor's Guide

Castle Ashby Gardens

Castle Ashby House is the ancestral home of the 7th Marquess of Northampton. The house is set amidst a 10,000 acre working estate with an extensive 25 acres of gardens which are open to the public 365 days a year.

Castle Ashby Gardens are a mixture of many different styles including a beautiful butterfly garden, picturesque rainbow border, colourful fuschia house, large arboretum including a nature trail and the formal Italian gardens.

A menagerie of animals including Meerkats and Marmosets can also be found within the gardens along with a children's play area, tea room and gift shop.

Fact File

Opening Times: 10am – 5;30 pm 1st April to 30th September
10am – 4;30 pm 1st October to 31st March
Admission Rates: Adults £5.50, OAP/Children over 12 £5.00, children under 12 free.
Reduced prices October to March, please see our website for details.
Season tickets: £65.00 for up to 4 Adults. 2016 Prices - For 2017 admission prices please check website
Group Rates: 10% discount for groups of over 25
Facilities: Shop, plant sales, tearoom, children's play area, toilets (all summer only)
Disabled Access: Yes.
Car Parking on site: Yes
Coach Parking: Yes
Tours: Guided tours available at £30.00, booking required
Current Events: Easter Egg Hunt, May Craft Fair, Pumpkin Hunt, Christmas Craft Fair.
Length of Visit: 2 – 3 hours.
Special Events: TBC
Booking Contact: Mark Brooks – Head Gardener, Peter Cox – Assistant Head Gardener
Castle Ashby Gardens, Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LQ
Booking Tel No: 01604 695200 (fax N/A)
Location: Castle Ashby is situated off the A428 between Northampton and Bedford, and is also accessible from the A45.

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