Ashridge Estate

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

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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

Root and branch: tales of trees at Ashridge

Thu 23 Nov 2017
10:00-17:00
Come along to our new exhibition about some of the special trees at Ashridge

Christmas Pudding Walk

Mon 27 Nov 2017
10:00-15:00
A self-led walk, following the puddings on this way-marked route through the woodland.

Children's Christmas Trail

Sat 02 Dec 2017
10:00-15:00
Follow mouse and other creatures of Ashridge as they create a wonderful Christmas garland. There's a special Christmas gift for every helper

Christmas wreath-making workshops

Wed 06 Dec 2017
13:00-15:30
Come along and learn how to make your own Christmas wreath from foliage foraged from the estate.

Santa Paws walk

Sun 10 Dec 2017
12:00-13:00
Bring your dog and join Father Christmas on a walk around the meadow. Wear a Christmas hat or hang a bauble from your pet's lead - prizes for the best Christmas theme.

Jingle Ponies at Ashridge

Sun 17 Dec 2017
11:00-12:00
Back by popular demand - our parade of some local horses (and their owners) in fancy dress for the Christmas festivities.
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Wildlife

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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