Ashridge Estate

Bridgewater Monument at Ashridge herts

Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows

Whipsnade from Ivinghoe Beacon Ashridge Herts

Activities at Ashridge Estate

Whether you're on foot, bike or horseback we have mapped out different trails to help you get the most out of your visit.

Ashridge Estate

What's on 

'Capability' Brown's Golden Valley

'Capability' Brown exhibition at Ashridge 

Seek out 'Capability' Brown's stunning Golden Valley at Ashridge

National Trust Big Camp event 2016

Join us for Big Camp on the Ashridge Estate 

Come and camp on the Ashridge Estate this summer

Enjoy riding on the Ashridge Estate Herts

Enjoy a fun ride at Ashridge on September 4th 

Bring your horse or pony for a fun ride on this lovely estate

Upcoming events

Capability Brown Anniversary exhibition

Sat 23 Jul 2016
10:00-17:00
Come and admire Capability Brown's work at Ashridge in this fascinating exhibition

Wild Wednesdays at Ashridge 1

Wed 27 Jul 2016
10:30-11:30
A series of holiday activities for children. July 27th Pond Dipping and Meadow Games

Wild Wednesdays at Ashridge 2

Wed 03 Aug 2016
10:30-11:30
A series of different holiday activities for children. August 3rd bug hotel building and moth trapping

Hill Farm & Cold Harbour

Sat 06 Aug 2016
10:00-14:00
Join one of knowledgeable volunteers for this 5/6 mile walk

Wild Wednesdays at Ashridge 3

Wed 10 Aug 2016
10:30-11:30
A series of different holiday activities for children. August 10th Natural Art and Green Plant Games.

Gentle Stroll to Hanging Coombe

Fri 12 Aug 2016
10:30-12:30
Learn about the history and habitats of this less well-known area.
Ashridge Estate

History

Ancient settlements on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge Estate

An extensive history to explore 

From Iron Age earthworks and First World War practice trenches to monks and kings, Ashridge has a history to appeal to many interests.

Ashridge Estate

Wildlife

Ashridge Estate

Learning

Children in front of a den in Ashridge

School visits and learning 

From school visits to wild wood taster days, our team have put together a fantastic programme of woodland activities designed to get children creating things and thinking on their feet. Take a look at the great child centred activities we have on offer.

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Get involved

A volunteer with tools Ashridge Estate

Volunteer with us 

We're always on the lookout for like-minded people to become new members of our team. Here at Ashridge we have a range of volunteer roles to suit all ages and levels of experience. Have a look and join us.