Ashridge Estate

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

The far corners of Ashridge

Ashridge Estate

What's on 

Autumn colours on Ashridge's trees

Autumn events at Ashridge 

From deer rut walks to watercolour workshops, there's plenty to see and do on the Ashridge Estate

Upcoming events

Haunted Ashridge trail and craft

Tue 22 Oct 2019
10:00-16:00
Things are getting spooky at Ashridge. Meet some of the ghosts of people who've lived here in years gone by on our trail before making your own Halloween craft to take home.

Deer rut walks

Fri 25 Oct 2019
07:00-09:00
Join our rangers for an early morning walk to search for fallow deer. They'll take you to some of the best spots to try and see this seasonal spectacle.

Watercolour workshops - sold out

Sat 02 Nov 2019
13:00-16:00
Join local artist Liz Rogers to create your own watercolour painting of Ashridge at one of the most beautiful times of year.

Meet the maker: Chiltern Candle Co.

Sun 10 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Come along to the Ashridge visitor centre to meet Trish from the Chiltern Candle Co. Find out about how they make these beautifully scented creations inspired by the local landscape.

Meet the maker: The Bluebell Wood

Sun 17 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Local author Kelly Wright from Berkhamsted will be coming to the visitor centre to talk about her book 'The Bluebell Wood' inspired by her childhood visits to Ashridge.

Meet the maker: The Butterfly Collection

Sun 24 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Come to the visitor centre to meet Rikki Harrington, author of 'The Butterfly Collection'. Filled with poems about every British butterfly, it makes a great read for any nature-lover.
Ashridge Estate

Our work

Ashridge Estate

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.

Ashridge Estate

Groups

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.