Ashridge Estate

Walkers in Dockey Wood at Ashridge Herts

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

English bluebells at Ashridge Herts

Activities at Ashridge Estate

Whether you're on foot, bike or horseback we have mapped out different trails to help you get the most out of your visit.

Cloudscape over Ivinghoe Hills Ashridge Herts

Exploring Ashridge this summer 

Explore a different area of the estate this summer

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What's on 

Skylarks on Northchurch Common Ashridge Herts

Make your own bird this half-term 

Learn about the birds of Ashridge then make your own at the visitor centre

Frithsden Beeches Ashridge Herts

Root and Branch exhibition at Ashridge 

Learn more about our ancient trees and how we look after them from the experts. Once you've visited our exhibition you will see the trees in a different light.

Upcoming events

Root and branch: tales of trees at Ashridge

Tue 25 Apr 2017
10:00-17:00
Come along to our new exhibition about some of the special trees at Ashridge

Bluebell walks 2017

Wed 26 Apr 2017
10:30-12:30
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 volunteers to the best areas

Protecting Ashridge Bluebells

Sat 29 Apr 2017
10:00-16:00
Charging for entrance to Dockey Wood

Gentle stroll - Bluebells

Wed 03 May 2017
10:30-12:30
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll to see Ashridge's famous bluebells

Plant Fair

Sun 21 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Join us for our 21st annual Plant Fair this spring.

Larking around on Northchurch Common

Mon 29 May 2017
10:00-16:00
Join us for a day of bird-focused family activities on Northchurch Common.
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Shopping

You're sure to find that special something

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Eating

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Wildlife

Group of fallow bucks at Ashridge Herts

Abundant wildlife on the Ashridge Estate 

Its a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge

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Groups

Groups Visiting Ashridge

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Get involved

A volunteer with tools Ashridge Estate

Volunteer with us 

We're always on the lookout for like-minded people to become new members of our team. Here at Ashridge we have a range of volunteer roles to suit all ages and levels of experience. Have a look and join us.

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History