Heritage open days show off local history

MHBG-30-05-13 Canons Ashby summer time
MHBG-30-05-13 Canons Ashby summer time

Canons Ashby House will open its doors as part of the free Heritage Open days weekend.

The House will open on Saturday, September 14 from 11am until 5pm for visitors to take a look around the medieval priory church and parkland and the recently restored early 18th-century gardens.

Visitors can look around the stables and tea rooms and Victorian-themed coach house shop as well as children’s trails.

The heritage opens days run from Thursday, September 12 until Sunday, September 15.

St Peter’s Church in Dunchurch will open on Friday 13. Weston Hall in Towcester will open on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 and Draycote water in Rugby will also open for visitors on Thursday 12.

For more information about open properties in the area and others in Northampton visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk.