Ashridge Estate

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

Mackenzie Cook as Worzel Gummidge at Ashridge, Bucks

BBC's Worzel Gummidge filmed at Ashridge Estate 

If you’re hoping for some nostalgic festive T.V. this Christmas, then look no further than BBC One’s new two-part adaptation of Worzel Gummidge.

The far corners of Ashridge

Ashridge Estate

What's on 

Upcoming events

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge

Sun 15 Dec 2019
Follow our magical Nutcracker themed trail through the woods. In this retelling there's wildlife aplenty - the perfect way to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Christmas pudding walk

Sun 15 Dec 2019
The air is crisp and cold making it the perfect time to head outside. Follow the puddings through the woodland on this self-led waymarked trail and get into the Christmas spirit.

Meet the Maker: Auberge Du Chocolat

Sun 15 Dec 2019
Join the chocolatiers from Auberge du Chocolat, based in Chesham, to sample and talk about their delicious products.

Post-Christmas walk

Fri 27 Dec 2019
Enjoy a scenic post-Christmas walk through the estate.

Going underground trail and craft

Mon 17 Feb 2020
Complete our trail about the creatures under your feet before doing your matching craft at the visitor centre.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Early bird

Mon 06 Apr 2020
Beat the crowds and complete our Easter trail early at a reduced price. There's a chocolate prize at the end for every child.
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Chiff chaff in a tree at Ashridge, Herts

Wildlife all around

It's a wildlife lovers paradise at Ashridge - there are so many species to be on the grassy hills and in the expansive woods. The perfect place to use your binoculars.

Ivinghoe Beacon at Ashridge, Bucks

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.

Ashridge Estate


Ashridge Estate

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.