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 

Summer fun

Upcoming events

Ashridge Adventurers

Tue 27 Aug 2019
10:30-12:00
Join us for either a morning or afternoon session of led family activities and crafts. Learn more about Ashridge's animals and plants while exploring the estate.

Volunteer open day

Sun 01 Sep 2019
10:00-15:00
Find out more about volunteering opportunities on the estate, from welcoming visitors to running our mobility vehicle service, there's plenty of things to try.

Gentle Stroll - Golden Valley

Tue 10 Sep 2019
10:30-12:30
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll through 'Capability' Brown's Golden Valley.

Ashridge in autumn walk

Sat 12 Oct 2019
10:00-14:00
A guided walk through Ashridge at one of the most scenic times of year. Enjoy some a kaleidoscope of warming autumn colour as the leaves start to fall.

Autumn photography workshops

Sat 12 Oct 2019
10:00-16:00
Join local photographer Lyndsey Abercromby to learn how best to capture Ashridge's autumnal hues with your camera. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Gentle Stroll - Deer rut

Wed 16 Oct 2019
10:30-12:30
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle walk to search for fallow deer during the rutting season.
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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.

Wildflowers on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge, Bucks

Summer in the countryside at Ashridge 

The hills are alive with the sound of birds, smell of wildflowers and sight of fluttering butterflies. Take a wander and experience our wildlife at its best.

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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.