Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Sheep grazing on the slopes of Dunstable Downs

Extensive chalk and grassland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Things to see and do

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

What's on 

Upcoming events

National Meadows Day at Sharpenhoe Clappers

Sat 02 Jul 2016
Discover the breathtaking beauty of Sharpenhoe Clappers meadows in full bloom as we celebrate National Meadows Day at this exceptional place. With expert guided walks of the meadows this is a chance to explore and find out more.

50 Things Walks

Sun 03 Jul 2016
Grab your wellies and join the Rangers for a family walk. Complete some of the '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' on the way and collect stickers and scrapbooks when you get back.

Knit and Stitch at the View Cafe

Thu 07 Jul 2016
Come and join us at the View Café for a relaxing morning of crafting and gentle conversation against the stunning backdrop of the Downs. All welcome: beginners and experts alike! Crafting workshops will be running each session.

Eid-al-Fitr Festival

Sun 10 Jul 2016
Join us for the Eid festival at Dunstable Downs; everyone is welcome.

Glow Worm Walk

Sat 23 Jul 2016
Prepare to be amazed by the incredible Glow Worms as they light up the coutryside. Explore Sharpenhoe Clappers at night with the Ranger Team and learn more about these fascinating creatures.

Kite Festival

Sat 30 Jul 2016
Enjoy a fantastic atmosphere as professional kite teams put on show-stopping diplays. With family activities, local artists and entertainment, there's something for everyone.
Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

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