Autumn events at Ashridge

Autumn colours on Ashridge's trees

There is so much to see and do at Ashridge this autumn to help you make the most of this colourful season. We have lots of events for you to come along to so you can see the spectacular Chilterns countryside as it changes colour over the coming weeks.

Autumn fun at Ashridge

Whether you're joining us for one of our events this season or just going for a gentle walk through the estate, there is plenty to inspire and get the creative juices flowing. You can book all the events below by calling 01442 851227.

Ashridge in autumn - sold out

On Sat 12 October from 10am-2pm, our knowledgeable volunteers are running a guided walk this autumn to show you the very best of the estate during this picturesque season. It's a great opportunity to take some photos of the trees in their autumn beauty.

Join us for a stroll through Ashridge in autumn
Autumn dog walkers at Ashridge Herts
Join us for a stroll through Ashridge in autumn

The walk costs £8 for adults and £5 for children, so bring along the whole family for one of our most spectacular guided walks of the year.


Our famous deer rut walks

Every autumn we run a selection of walks to spot the rutting fallow deer. Our rangers know the best places to see them and will guide you round to give you the best chance of seeing them. Bring your camera and binoculars for the chance to take some stunning shots.

A herd of fallow deer grazing at Ashridge
A large herd of deer grazing at Ashridge
A herd of fallow deer grazing at Ashridge

Walks take place over two weekends - Fri 18 to Sun 20 and Fri 25 to Sun 27 October from 7-9am. The price is £10 per adult and £5 per child.

Get creative with photography and watercolour - sold out

Join local photographer Lyndsey Abercromby for a one day workshop on either Sat 12 or Fri 18 October from 10am-4pm. Aimed at beginners and intermediates, she'll be teaching you about composition, depth and light to help you best capture our woodland's autumnal hues. The workshop costs £99 which includes lunch.

Bring your painting to life with some autumn colour
Dockey Wood in autumn
Bring your painting to life with some autumn colour

There's a great opportunity to express your artistic side at Ashridge this autumn. Local artist Liz Rogers is running two watercolour workshops on Sat 2 and Sun 3 November from 1-4pm. She'll be taking your round the woods to sketch Ashridge's trees in their autumn splendour, before bringing you inside to add some colour. We will be providing refreshements and all the materials you need. The workshop costs £35 per person.