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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Ashridge Estate

What's on 

Whats on this spring

Upcoming events

Bluebell Photography Workshop - cancelled

Fri 26 Apr 2019
Learn how to get the best out of your camera with local photographer Lyndsey Abercromby this bluebell season.

Exhibition: Nature Detectives

Fri 26 Apr 2019
Come along to our exhibition about citizen science and wildlife surveying, before heading out onto the estate and having a go yourself.

Dockey Wood bluebells

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Charges will apply to Dockey Wood over two peak weekends. Free for National Trust members.

Watercolour Workshops

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Join local artist Liz Rogers and create your own watercolour painting of the Ashridge bluebells.

Gentle Stroll - Bluebells

Wed 01 May 2019
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll to see Ashridge's famous bluebells

Bluebell walks

Thu 02 May 2019
We are offering two bluebell walks this year - one in the daytime and one in the evening, to give everyone a chance to go with our knowledgeable staff and volunteers to the best areas.
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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.

Ashridge Estate


Ashridge Estate

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.