The Gardens are open today

Please purchase tickets online before visiting

Visitor Information

Opening Times

Check the Homepage for Garden Open /Closed status. Homepage

13th March – 9th Nov

10th Nov – 12th March


10:30 – 16:30



10:00 – 17:30

10:30 – 16:30

Visiting Time

We would advise that you allow your group at least 2 – 3 hours for your visit to Castle Ashby Gardens. However, why not also include a trip to the Rural Shopping Yard within the village of Castle Ashby where a variety of local crafts together with a delicatessen offering delicious treats to take home can be found.

You can get directions to find us from the contact page.

Garden Entry Day Tickets

13th March – 9th Nov

10th Nov – 12th March

Adults 10.00 3.36
Children (5-16) years 4.40 1.26
Under 5’s Free Free
Family Ticket
2 Adults + 3 Children
28.80 10.08

Garden Admission

Tickets are available online only,
You will receive an email  order confirmation of your purchase. You can gain access to the gardens by showing a mobile screen image of this email.

Bad Weather Closure:-

We will notify you on the Homepage (only) of any Garden Closure.
Please ensure to check if the Garden is open before starting your Journey.
Please see our Terms & Conditions for more details of this offer.

What’s Open

The Gardens, Menagerie, toilets and play area are open. The Orangery is currently closed (should re-open on the 17th May). Our Tea room is open for outside dining.


Picnics are welcome anywhere within the Gardens, we just ask that the tables at the Tea room area are reserved for Tea room visitors.Dogs

Dogs are permitted into the gardens providing that they are walked on a lead in all areas of the formal gardens. They may run free in the Arboretum.

Guide dogs are very welcome in our tea room.

Group Bookings

To better manage numbers while the Social Distancing Meassures are in force our largest Group discount is the 4 persons ticket.

Disabled Visitors

Our site is accessible by wheel chair.
Free entry for Registered Carer showing ID.
Please note that our paths are made from compacted shingle, which some wheelchair users may find a little difficult.

Professional Photographs

Not available while social distancing rules apply.

Bus Stop

Please note that the nearest bus stop is approximately a 2 mile walk.

Season Ticket Holders

Winter Season:- There is no need to book before visiting the Gardens.
Summer Season:- You will need to book a “time slot” ahead of your visit please.
In Bookings:- Select “season Ticket” in the “ticket type” box, then process payment as usual (no monies will be taken). You will receive confirmation by email of your selected time-slot. Show your “Valid Season ticket” on arrival to get access to the Gardens along with the screen image of the email Time-slot confirmation.

Please note we are not selling season tickets at the current time.

Corona Virus

To help our visitors safely visit our Gardens we have implemented an on-line ticket system with time-slots to control numbers. We have also introduced additional cleaning procedures and a one way system around the Gardens. Please remember to maintain a social distance from others and please don’t visit if you are experiencing any of the corona virus systems. Thank you.