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Castle Ashby Gardens

Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LJ, England
+44 1604 695200
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Beautiful settings, a real beauty

We always start with lunch in the cafe, they do nice coffee options and a good food... read more

Reviewed today
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

Visited the gardens yesterday for the Art and Craft Fair and were surprised how much more there is... read more

Reviewed today
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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“tea room” (37 reviews)
“play area” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LJ, England
+44 1604 695200
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Reviewed today

We always start with lunch in the cafe, they do nice coffee options and a good food selection. In winter you can still go and only have to pay to park your car - bargain! The gardens are beautiful, a range of formal gardens, an...More

Thank feroniar
Reviewed today

Visited the gardens yesterday for the Art and Craft Fair and were surprised how much more there is to the gardens. There are lovely walks around the grounds, down to the lake or up to the Orangery and nice lawns on which to picnic. They...More

Thank 742tony
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely walk around the gardens which are very well looked after. Really nice, peaceful afternoon. Very pleasant staff apart from one lady in the tearoom who was very surly and acted like the customers were very much an inconvenience.

Thank Kristall123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited for my birthday in Feb. Was raining and miserable but still a lovely place to spend the day. Can only imagine what a great day it would be in the sun when the cafe etc. is open.

Thank Eve H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely stroll around the gardens and was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Highly recommend to both families, couples or just for a walk individually.

Thank charleycapp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've driven past Castle Ashby on many occasions but have never ventured within the grounds, until one Saturday morning when the weather was fine. We were also pleased that we could take out dog, a very active Yorkshire Terrier, who was more than eager to...More

1  Thank Jmurdoch726
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely relaxing afternoon gardens just right size for elderly guest .Nice tea and cake to finish off merkats faccinating.

Thank 343jackie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really, really gorgeous place to go. Everyone is very friendly and the place itself is exquisitely beautiful. Everyone is extremely polite and helpful. It is a lovely place to go - definitely recommended!

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way back to Kent from Northampton and with time to kill we took the opportunity to visit Castle Ashby Gardens. The historic buildings and gardens are in great shape, the orangery was the best to see. The mini zoo was a...More

Thank Lee_Kara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with our 1 year old son and whilst the gardens were lovely he was more interested in the animals. There are not too many animals here but enough to keep a young child entertained for a while. The cafe was excellent and we would...More

Thank Michael O
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Claire H
Does anyone know bank holiday opening? Can't find any reference on their website about being open or not on bank hols.
30 April 2017|
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Response from Castle-Ashby-Gardens | Property representative |
Hi there, we are open 365 days a year. Summer opening is 10 to 5.30
Does anyone know how much is open in winter months? Is the children's play area and animal area open? Thanks
11 March 2017|
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Response from Castle-Ashby-Gardens | Property representative |
Hi there, the play area and animal area are open. The only things that aren't open are the tea room and shop. Winter admission is just £4.00 per car for parking!
can i pay parking place by card?
13 November 2016|
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Response from missdaisy53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did not pay parking fee when I visited , only entrance fee to the gardens, There were no pay and display machines that I could see. Hope this is helpful. Have a lovely time there