Ashridge Estate

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

Boys making a den from twigs and branches

Summer holidays activities at Ashridge  

Come along during the summer holidays and join one of our Ashridge Adventurer sessions - a chance to take part in fun outdoor activities for families.

The far corners of Ashridge

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What's on 

Whats on summer 2018

Upcoming events

Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge

Sat 21 Jul 2018
From 3 March 2018 - February 2019 the exhibition Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge explores the impact of five women on the Ashridge Estate.

Big Camp at Ashridge Estate SOLD OUT

Sat 21 Jul 2018
A chance to camp for one night at Ashridge and take part in a number of different family activities.

Ashridge Adventurers

Tue 31 Jul 2018
Join us for either a morning or afternoon session of led family activities and crafts. Learn more about Ashridge's animals and plants while exploring the estate.

Gentle Stroll - Hanging Coombe and Butterflies

Tue 07 Aug 2018
Visit this less well-known area of the estate, with our knowledgeable volunteers, to see the butterflies
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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A grassy path through the woods

Abundant wildlife to be found

It's a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge - there are so many species to be found amongst the grassy hills and in the woods. Skylarks soar through the skies in the spring and fallow deer bucks face off during autumn for the best mates.

Ancient settlements on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge Estate

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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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.