Things to see & do
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We've a packed events calendar with a range of guided walks, talks and family events all year around. Check out our events page for more information.
Walks at Ashridge
This 8 mile (9 km) walk takes in the best of the autumn colour at Ashridge along with some of the less well known areas of the estate.
Duncombe Terrace walk
This 2 mile walk allows you to explore the open countryside, chalk downland and woodland at Ashridge, on the main ridge of the Chiltern Hills.
The boundary trail
This 16 mile walk includes many outstanding features of the estate, including Ivinghoe Beacon and ancient woodlands.
Monument to Windmill circular
This 7.5 mile walk links two great reasons to visit the Ashridge Estate, the monument and our windmill, to make a whole day out for the family.
Steps Hill and Incombe Hole
This 2 mile walk is great for butterflies in summer and spectacular views the rest of the year.
This short walk, which can be done in two parts, takes in some of our best ancient and veteran trees.
Old Copse and Thunderdell Wood
A circular walk that takes you through areas of wildlife rich woodlands and commons.
This walk takes in the best of the bluebell sites at Ashridge and can be done in a number of sections. It is also a great walk at other times of year …
We offer a range of guided walks throughout the year, so whatever your level of fitness or area of interest, there'll be something for you.
Our 'Gentle Strolls' cover about 3 miles and each take in a different area of the estate. The 'Highlights of Ashridge' walks are a similar format but each cover about 5 to 6 miles. We also have a variety of specialist pre-bookable walks which focus on particular areas of the estate, its history and its wildlife.
For more information including dates and prices visit our events page.
A family day out
We've space for your whole family to let off steam and free their imaginations. To get you started you could:
- Complete one of the 50 Things
- Try our family trail
- Explore the Wild Wood Den
Cycling at Ashridge
You're welcome to cycle at Ashridge. We've a network of routes on the estate, which you can download here, and bike racks at the café where you can stop for a well-earned treat.