Ashridge Estate

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

The far corners of Ashridge

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What's on 

Whats on this summer

Upcoming events

Exhibition: Nature Detectives

Fri 21 Jun 2019
Come along to our exhibition about citizen science and wildlife surveying, before heading out onto the estate and having a go yourself.

Gentle Stroll - Chalkland Flowers

Mon 01 Jul 2019
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll on Ashridge's chalklands to see the wildflowers that thrive there.

Totally Batty Walk - Sold Out

Fri 12 Jul 2019
See if you can spot a bat on this fascinating walk with one of our rangers.


Sun 21 Jul 2019
Join wildlife experts at our family-friendly bioblitz and help us to see how many different plant and animal species we can find on Ivinghoe Beacon.

Ashridge Adventurers

Tue 30 Jul 2019
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.

Gentle Stroll - Hanging Coombe and Butterflies

Tue 06 Aug 2019
Visit this less well-known area of the estate with our knowledgeable volunteers to see the butterflies
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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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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.