Days Out

Castle Ashby Park is perfectly located for days out and you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do.

Right on your doorstep you’ll find dog friendly walks and if you’re into bird watching, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, fishing or even flying, you won’t be disappointed.

Just a short drive away, golfing enthusiasts are provided for and if you’re feeling adventurous, you could give water skiing, wake boarding, horse riding or white water rafting a go.

Detailed below is a small selection of nearby attractions worth exploring:

Whitemills Marina 
Distance from Castle Ashby Park - 384 ft / 1 minute*
White Mills is a family run, leisure marina located at White Mills lock on the River Nene and is perfect for boating enthusiasts who enjoy the tranquility of river cruising. As a brand new purpose built marina, White Mills can accommodate wide beams, narrowboats and cruisers and offers all the facilities you could wish for. Also at the marina is The Boathouse, a cafe serving freshly prepared food six days a week.

Jeyes of Earls Barton 
Distance from Castle Ashby Park - 1.8 miles / 4 minutes*
Jeyes of Earls Barton is a small, family run visitor attraction with a great atmosphere for all the family to enjoy. Opened in 1981, there's an Aladdin’s cave full of gifts, an award winning coffee shop and various fascinating and award winning exhibitions.

Castle Ashby Gardens
Distance from Castle Ashby Park - 3.2 miles / 9 minutes*
Set in the heart of a 10,000 acre estate which was once the ancestral home of the 7th Marquess of Northampton, 35 acres of impressive gardens including a romantic Italian Garden, a unique Orangery and impressive Arboretum are open throughout the year. There's also a menagerie, children’s play area, plant centre, tea room and gift shop.

Pitsford Water 
Distance from Castle Ashby Park - 11.5 miles / 21 minute*
Set in rolling rural Northamptonshire countryside, Pitsford Water offers something for everyone! There's woodland, meadow and grassland and stunning views over the water, making it a great setting for walking, cycling, fishing, sailing, water sports and birdwatching; the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll, a picnic, or a family day out.

Althorp House and Park
Distance from Castle Ashby Park - 15.2 miles / 28 minutes*
Visitors are invited to explore this stunningly beautiful house, discovering beautiful interiors and view one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, pictures and ceramics. You can also enjoy refreshments in the Stables Café, browse the Gift Shop and explore their seasonal exhibitions. Please click here for opening times.  

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* Travel distances are by car according to Google Maps