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Castle Ashby Gardens

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Address: Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 695200
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Perfect afternoon out!

Absolutely beautiful, perfect for just cream tea, or a look around the gardens. The £5.50 for garden entry (tea rooms, church and garden centre are free as well as free parking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful, perfect for just cream tea, or a look around the gardens. The £5.50 for garden entry (tea rooms, church and garden centre are free as well as free parking) is worth every penny due to the size of the gardens, how well maintained it all is and its overall stunning beauty. Some times we just return here for... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We now have a season ticket as it is such a nice place to visit. I like the way the notices tell you what you can do rather than what you can't. The plants for sale are really good quality

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens with a lovely cafe and the staff were friendly. A great day out for the family. There's a small playground area for young children and parking is convenient.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We love to go to castle ashby gardens. the membership costs for the gardens are very reasonable and we tend to visit once a week. My son loves the play area and the animal section. We like to run around the grassy parts of the gardens with a ball too. it's beautifully kept. the staff are always friendly and the... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I would definitely recommend a visit to Castle Ashby gardens. We were really impressed with the (small) menagerie and the lake is well worth finding. Paths were as stated - wheelchair accessible but hard work in places. Plenty of seats. Please be mindful that there is only one loo by the entrance. My only gripe is that carers had to... More 

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Harrold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Pleasant but not spectacular gardens, nice walk around grounds but many much nicer estates are around. Cafe and usual gift shops, cafe OK but if you want cream tea you need to order 2 days in advance!! Think if you have young children may be more entertaining and good value. Not for me.

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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We visited last week as a family with the age range of babies under one to 70s. What a lovely family friendly place! Brilliant play park, gorgeous gardens and woodland to explore at a reasonable entry price. Plenty of picnic tables and a small but well thought out menagerie complete with adorable meerkats. The gardens are stunning and I can... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lovely setting with Meerkats and all! Very ornate gardens, worth a visit. The Orangery is quite special, lovely smells, the hothouse has most unusual Fuschias. Lovely café serving good coffee & cakes :)

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We spent a lovely afternoon meandering around the beautiful gardens at Castle Ashby. So many different areas to see, including the Italian Gardens (reminded me of Alice in Wonderland), St Mary Magdalene's church, Arboretum and pond areas. The entrance fee at £5.50 is very reasonable. We took a picnic and there are plenty of benches and tables to relax at,... More 

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Brixworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This Northamptonshire manor house in the hands of the Compton family who began work on the house in 1574 and is now owned and run by Earl Compton, the son of the 7th Marquess of Northampton. Set in the heart of a 10,000-acre estate, the 35 acres of extensive gardens are a combination of several styles including the romantic Italian... More 

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Additional Information about Castle Ashby Gardens

Address: Castle Ashby, Northampton NN7 1LJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 695200
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton  >  Castle Ashby
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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