Ashridge Estate

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

More about this place

Autumn dog walkers at Ashridge Herts

How will you explore Ashridge today?

Large fallow buck at Ashridge Herts

History of deer at Ashridge 

The fallow deer are an integral part of the landscape at Ashridge and a much-loved feature of this historic estate.

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What's on 

Winter walks at Ashridge Herts

Join us at Ashridge for a Christmassy dog walk 

Looking for a way to get you and your pooch in the festive spirit? Dress up in Christmas attire and come along to our Santa Paws walk on 10 December. Father Christmas will be handing out prizes to the best dressed owner.

Upcoming events

Christmas Pudding Walk

Mon 18 Dec 2017
A self-led walk, following the puddings on this way-marked route through the woodland.

Christmas wreath-making workshops

Mon 18 Dec 2017
Come along and learn how to make your own Christmas wreath from foliage foraged from the estate.

Children's Christmas Trail

Sat 23 Dec 2017
Follow mouse and other creatures of Ashridge as they create a wonderful Christmas garland. There's a special Christmas gift for every helper

Children's Christmas crafts

Tue 26 Dec 2017
Come to the visitor centre and make your own paper Christmas wreath or a 'finger mouse' puppet inspired by our Christmas trail story

Post-Christmas walk at Ashridge

Wed 27 Dec 2017
Blow away the cobwebs with a bracing walk in the Ashridge countryside after Christmas. Treat yourself to hot chocolate at the Brownlow café afterwards

Feb Half term trail

Mon 12 Feb 2018
Come and take part in the exciting family half term activities we have on.
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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Fallow deer group at Ashridge Herts

Abundant wildlife on the Ashridge Estate 

Its a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge

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Volunteering at Ashridge

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