Ashridge Estate

Bridgewater Monument at Ashridge herts

Important notice -

*Phone booking now open* Due to technical difficulties with the National Trust's new booking system we are only able to accept event bookings over the phone. Please call 01442 851227 to book onto spring and summer events.

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

Walkers on the Ivinghoe Hills 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.

Cloudscape over Ivinghoe Hills Ashridge Herts

Exploring Ashridge this summer 

Explore a different area of the estate this summer

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What's on 

Skylarks on Northchurch Common Ashridge Herts

Make your own bird this half-term 

Learn about the birds of Ashridge then make your own at the visitor centre

Adenturers exploring the woods Ashridge Herts

Outdoor fun at our summer holidays sessions 

Lots of exciting summer activities for families to join in.

Upcoming events

Root and branch: tales of trees at Ashridge

Sat 27 May 2017
Come along to our new exhibition about some of the special trees at Ashridge

Larking around on Northchurch Common

Mon 29 May 2017
Join us for a day of bird-focused family activities on Northchurch Common.

Totally Batty Walk

Fri 09 Jun 2017
See if you can spot a bat on this fascinating walk with one of our rangers

Fun Ride for Horse Owners

Sun 11 Jun 2017
Enjoy a two to three hour way-marked ride for horse-owners through some of Ashridge's most beautiful landscapes.

Gentle stroll - chalkland flowers

Mon 26 Jun 2017
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll on Ashridge's chalklands to see the flowers that thrive there.

Wildflower Walk

Sat 01 Jul 2017
Join our ranger on the Ivinghoe Hills and learn how we manage the estate's flora in this rare habitat.
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You're sure to find that special something

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Group of fallow bucks at Ashridge Herts

Abundant wildlife on the Ashridge Estate 

Its a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge

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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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