Ashridge Estate

Bridgwater Monument in frost at Ashridge Estate

Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows

Ashridge Estate

Things to see and do 

Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire

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 

Upcoming events

Ashridge Winter Trail

Thu 11 Feb 2016
10:00-15:30
Come and enjoy winter magic at Ashridge

Battle of Berkhamsted Common Exhibition

Thu 11 Feb 2016
10:00-16:00
The commoners of Berkhamsted set out to defy the Lord of the Manor

Light up your half term

Mon 15 Feb 2016
10:00-15:00
Come along to make a lantern to take on our Candlelit Walk

Angela Allaway Gala Auction

Thu 18 Feb 2016
19:00-21:00
A chance to buy an original painting of Ashridge's famous Queen Beech by this local artist.

Candlelit Walk at Ashridge

Fri 19 Feb 2016
17:30-20:00
Bring your lantern and follow our candlelit trail through the Ashridge woodland at night. Please note last entry is at 8pm.

Battle of Berkhamsted Common 150th Anniversary Walk

Sun 06 Mar 2016
16:00-18:00
Join us to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Berkhamsted Common with a commemorative walk around the very area which was saved from enclosure in 1866.
Rplica fencing at Ashridge Estate Herts

The Battle of Berkhamsted Common 

A little known but fascinating section of Ashridge history

Angela Allaway at Ashridge Hertfordshire

Angela Allaway Gala Auction 

An opportunity to buy an original oil painting and support our work in conserving ancient trees on the Ashridge Estate

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.

Ashridge Estate

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.