Things to see & do

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Special events

Family Trail at Ashridge

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.

Perfect for a picnic

Whether its open views or dappled glades you fancy we have 5000 acres in which to find your ideal spot for a picnic. We just ask that you take all your litter home when you're finished.

Family fun

Ashridge WWD opening day children cheering

At Ashridge we have plenty of space so you can let off steam this summer. Our meadow is great for kicking a ball around and the Wildwood Den is here to inspire your very own outdoor adventures.

Cycling at Ashridge

Ashridge cyclists

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.

Take a walk

Ashridge walking group 2

Need some inspiration for a walk? Have a look at our walking page for a selection of self-led walk suggestions. There is something for all interests and abilities.

Guided walks

Ashridge walking group

We have a range of guided walks throughout the year, so whatever your level of fitness or area of interest, there'll be something for you. For more information visit our events page.

Horse riding

Enjoy the wonderful countryside on horseback

There are miles of public and permissive bridleways at Ashridge. If you would like to ride here please contact our Mounted Ranger on 01442 841800 for a permit.

Group visits

Volunteers leading a walking group at Ashridge

We'd love you to bring your group to visit us, but we do need to know if you are coming so please contact us on 01442 851227 for help and information.

Mobility scooters

If you'd like to explore but aren't sure about doing it under your own steam you can borrow a mobility scooter. Scooters are available 2-4pm weekdays and 1-4pm at weekends April-October.