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Bridgewater Monument in spring at Ashridge, Herts

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

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Forest Bathing

Tue 31 May 2022
A sensory connection journey, moving slowly through the woodland - mindfully connecting with all your senses for relaxation and wellbeing

Jubilee week activities

Sun 05 Jun 2022
Join us in celebrating the Jubilee by taking part in various activities. No booking needed.

Beginners Photography Workshop

Sat 11 Jun 2022
Learn how to use your camera on a one day photography course at Ashridge Estate, run by the local Berkhamsted photographer Lyndsey Abercromby.

Come out and play

Mon 05 Sep 2022
Join in with the fun and games this summer holidays here on the Meadow at Ashridge Estate.
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Eating and shopping

Children enjoying hot chocolate drinks

New Ashridge food and beverage offer for 2022

From Tuesday 4 January, the café at Ashridge Estate will be run by the National Trust. You will be able to enjoy a delicious selection of hot and cold food, drink and snacks seven days a week, from 10am – 4pm, while we work on our plans for a new permanent café offer.

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Our work

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Large fallow buck at Ashridge Herts

Deer at Ashridge Estate

The fallow deer are an integral part of the landscape at Ashridge and a much-loved feature of this historic estate. Find out about their history here and how we manage them.

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Ancient settlements on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge Estate

The history of Ashridge 

From Iron Age earthworks, monasteries and palaces to First World War practice trenches, Ashridge has a vast history.

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