Ashridge Estate

Lambs on the Ivinghoe Hills at Ashridge Estate Hertfordshire

Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows

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 

Enjoy riding on the Ashridge Estate Herts

Enjoy a fun ride at Ashridge 

Come and ride on this lovely estate

'Capability' Brown's Golden Valley

'Capability' Brown exhibition at Ashridge 

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

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

Thu 26 May 2016
10:00-17:00
Come and admire Capability Brown's work at Ashridge in this fascinating exhibition

Green Man and Frost Queen Crafts and Trail

Mon 30 May 2016
10:00-16:00
Come along and make your own Green Man and Frost Queen masks before setting out on our trail

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.

Fun Ride

Sun 05 Jun 2016
10:00-16:00
Enjoy a two to three hour way-marked ride for horse-owners through some of Ashridge's most beautiful landscapes.

The Hills are Alive

Sat 02 Jul 2016
10:00-12:00
Join our rangers on a hunt for rare orchids on the Ivinghoe Hills

The Ashridge dovecote

Sun 10 Jul 2016
14:00-17:30
Come and take a peek inside our 18c dovecote
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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.

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Wildlife

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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.