Ashridge Estate

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

Summer at Ashridge 2018

The far corners of Ashridge

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What's on 

Whats on summer 2018

Upcoming events

Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge

Fri 25 May 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.

Half term trail and crafts

Mon 28 May 2018
Follow honey bee's trail through the woods and create a buzz with your own matching bee craft in the Visitor Centre.

Gentle Stroll - Ashridge House Gardens

Thu 07 Jun 2018
Join our knowledgeable walk leader for a gentle stroll through the gardens at Ashridge House.

Totally Batty Walk

Fri 08 Jun 2018
See if you can spot a bat on this fascinating walk with one of our rangers

Walk the Chalk

Sat 09 Jun 2018
Discover the beauty and rich natural environment of the chalk hills at Ivinghoe Beacon. Follow a family-friendly route designed to showcase the variety of natural features and history of this rare habitat.

Fun Ride for Horse Owners

Sun 17 Jun 2018
Enjoy a two to three hour way-marked ride for horse-owners through some of Ashridge's most beautiful landscapes.
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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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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.