Walking

Walking in the Ashridge countryside © Danny Eastman

Walking in the Ashridge countryside

Something different in every season

Want to get the most out of your visit? Then why not download one of our walks? Each walk gives clear directions and extra information about the things you'll see on your way around.

Done them before? As the season changes so do the views so even if you have done these walks before you're bound to see something different this time.

Autumn colour

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.

Bluebells

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.

Ancient trees

This short walk, which can be done in two parts, takes in some of our best ancient and veteran trees.

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.

Old Copse and Thunderdell Woods

A circular walk, beginning and ending at the visitor centre ,that takes you through areas of wildlife rich woodlands and commons.

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.

Ivinghoe Hills

This 2 mile walk is great for butterflies in summer and spectacular views the rest of the year

Ashridge boundary trail

The granite column of the Bridgewater monument reaches 33 metres high

The granite column of the Bridgewater monument reaches 33 metres high

This is a challenging 16 mile walk which includes many outstanding features of the estate, including Ivinghoe Beacon and ancient trees.

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