Ashridge Estate

Lambs on the Ivinghoe Hills at Ashridge Estate Hertfordshire

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 

'Capability' Brown's Golden Valley

'Capability' Brown exhibition at Ashridge 

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

Walkers amongst the bluebells

Protecting the bluebells at Ashridge 

How we are protecting the bluebells at Ashridge this year

National Trust Big Camp event 2016

Join us for Big Camp on the Ashridge Estate 

Come and camp on the Ashridge Estate this summer

Upcoming events

Capabilty Brown Anniversary exhibition

Fri 06 May 2016
10:00-17:00
Come and admire Capability Brown's work at Ashridge in this fascinating exhibition

Summer week-end pony rides at Ashridge

Fri 06 May 2016
12:00-13:00
Come and cross off your #48 things to do when you take a pony ride here at Ashridge

Ashridge Bluebell walk

Sat 07 May 2016
10:00-14:00
A four-hour walk to see some of the best bluebell areas on the Estate

Ashridge Plant Fair

Sun 15 May 2016
11:00-16:00
Stock up at our Annual Plant Fair, with plants from our volunteer growers and local nurseries. Free entry.

Capability Brown 300 Anniversary Trail

Sun 22 May 2016
13:30-16:00
Visit the beautiful Golden Valley created by Capability Brown in his heyday.

Totally Batty Walks

Fri 03 Jun 2016
20:30-22:00
Join us on this night-time walk to learn all about bats. See where they roost and see them swoop by.
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.