Important notice -

All our houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes, shops and car parks are closed to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. Ashdown House and woodland are closed, please do not travel here.

Unusual Dutch-style house on the Berkshire Downs

The entrance hall, Ashdown House, Berkshire

See what you can get up to 

Our guided staircase tours on Saturday and Wednesday afternoons run from April to October 2019. The woodland is open all year, and it's a great place for a stroll. Go quietly and you may spot the herds of deer as they forage for food.

Children take a close look at the wildlife on a fallen tree trunk

Plan your family visit 

Ashdown House is a great place full of history, with woodland to run around in. There is so much to discover, we guarantee that you'll have a fun family day out with us.



Lady Craven

Lady Craven of London 

Have you been on a tour of Ashdown recently? On the stairs above the second landing at Ashdown is a portrait of a woman identified as Lady Craven of London.

Ashdown House, Berkshire

Discover our past 

Ashdown House's past is one almost straight out of a romantic novel. Explore its history of love, war, royalty and loss on a visit with us.

Oil painting at Ashdown House

Ashdown's Collection  

Take a look at the fascinating and unique items looked after by the National Trust at Ashdown House.


What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Ashdown on the National Trust Collections website