Ashridge Estate

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

Post Christmas walk at Ashridge Herts

Christmas at Ashridge 

The 2018 festive season at Ashridge is filled with fun for all the family. Whether you come along for one of our exciting Christmas events or for a wintery Christmas walk, there’s plenty to get you feeling the spirit of the season here on the estate.

The far corners of Ashridge

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What's on 

Whats on this winter

Upcoming events

Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge

Wed 21 Nov 2018
10:00-17:00
From 3 March 2018 - February 2019 the exhibition Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge explores the impact of five women on the Ashridge Estate.

Children's Christmas Trail

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Bring your children to Ashridge for our 12 Dens of Ashridge trail. There's a special Christmas gift for every little helper.

Christmas Pudding Walk

Mon 03 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
A self-led walk, following the puddings on this way-marked route through the woodland.

Santa Paws walk

Sun 09 Dec 2018
11:00-12:00
Bring your dog and join Father Christmas on a walk around the meadow.

Wreath making workshops - Sold Out

Mon 10 Dec 2018
13:00-15:30
Create your very own wreath using greenery gleaned from the estate.

Jingle Ponies - Cancelled

Sun 16 Dec 2018
11:00-12:00
Back by popular demand - our parade of some local horses (and their owners) in fancy dress for the Christmas festivities.
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Wildlife

A grassy path through the woods

Abundant wildlife to be found

It's a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge - there are so many species to be found amongst the grassy hills and in the woods. Skylarks soar through the skies in the spring and fallow deer bucks face off during autumn for the best mates.

Ancient settlements on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge Estate

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.

Large fallow buck at Ashridge Herts

History of deer at Ashridge 

The fallow deer are an integral part of the landscape at Ashridge and a much-loved feature of this historic estate.

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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.