Ashridge Estate

Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows in an area of outstanding natural beauty

The far corners of Ashridge

Ashridge Estate

What's on 

Upcoming events

Meet the maker: The Bluebell Wood

Sun 17 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Local author Kelly Wright from Berkhamsted will be coming to the visitor centre to talk about her book 'The Bluebell Wood' inspired by her childhood visits to Ashridge.

Meet the maker: The Butterfly Collection

Sun 24 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Come to the visitor centre to meet Rikki Harrington, author of 'The Butterfly Collection'. Filled with poems about every British butterfly, it makes a great read for any nature-lover.

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge

Sun 01 Dec 2019
10:00-15:00
Follow our magical Nutcracker themed trail through the woods. In this retelling there's wildlife aplenty - the perfect way to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Meet the maker: Bramble and Blossom

Sun 01 Dec 2019
14:00-16:00
Meet Karen from Bramble and Blossom at the visitor centre. She'll have plenty of her unique beauty favourites for you to try.

Christmas pudding walk

Mon 02 Dec 2019
10:00-16:00
The air is crisp and cold making it the perfect time to head outside. Follow the puddings through the woodland on this self-led waymarked trail and get into the Christmas spirit.

Wreath making workshop - sold out

Tue 03 Dec 2019
13:00-15:30
Nothing says Christmas like a homemade Christmas wreath on your front door. Come along to Ashridge to learn how to make your own with greenery from the estate.
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Wildlife

Chiff chaff in a tree at Ashridge, Herts

Wildlife all around

It's a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge - there are so many species to be on the grassy hills and in the expansive woods. The perfect place to use your binoculars.

Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge, Bucks

A brief history of Ashridge

From Iron Age earthworks, monastries and palaces to First World War practice trenches, Ashridge has a history to appeal to everyone.

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Groups

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Places to stay

A view of Chilterns Bunkhouse, at Ashridge Estate

Chilterns Bunkhouse

This converted barn is nestled in the heart of Ashridge, and offers accommodation for up to sixteen people. Enjoy a peaceful woodland setting known for its ancient trees, herd of fallow deer and striking vistas around every corner.