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
10:00-16:00
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
10:00-17:00
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
10:00-16:00
Charges will apply to Dockey Wood over two peak weekends. Free for National Trust members.

Watercolour Workshops

Sat 27 Apr 2019
13:00-16:00
Join local artist Liz Rogers and create your own watercolour painting of the Ashridge bluebells.

Gentle Stroll - Bluebells

Wed 01 May 2019
10:30-12:30
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll to see Ashridge's famous bluebells

Bluebell walks

Thu 02 May 2019
18:00-19:30
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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Our work

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Eating and shopping

Ashridge Estate

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.

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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.