Ashridge Estate

Deer rutting Ashridge Estate Herts

Ancient trees, rolling chalk downlands and lush meadows

Whipsnade from Ivinghoe Beacon 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.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Capability Brown Anniversary exhibition

Sun 02 Oct 2016
Come and admire Capability Brown's work at Ashridge in this fascinating exhibition

Fallow Deer Rut

Fri 07 Oct 2016
Join our rangers at this exciting time of year to watch fallow deer in the rutting season.

Gentle Stroll - Deer Rut

Wed 19 Oct 2016
If the early morning walks were not for you, you may still be able to see the deer rutting

Halloween Crafts

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Come and try to make the spookiest thing you can and follow our Halloween trail

Christmas Workshop 1

Tue 29 Nov 2016
Learn how to make beautiful Christmas table decorations

Christmas Workshop 2

Thu 01 Dec 2016
Create your own Christmas wreath.
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You're sure to find that special something

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A single fallow deer in the autumn at Ashridge

Wildlife spotting 

From deer rutting to badger spotting every season reveals something interesting when it comes to spotting wildlife at Ashridge. Make sure you pack your binoculars and camera and see what you can find.

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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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Ancient settlements on Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge Estate

An extensive history to explore 

From Iron Age earthworks and First World War practice trenches to monks and kings, Ashridge has a history to appeal to many interests.