Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Sheep grazing on the slopes of Dunstable Downs

Extensive chalk and grassland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Things to see and do

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

What's on 

Upcoming events

Christmas Tree Dressing Day

Sun 04 Dec 2016
11:00-15:00
Come and join us as we dress our Christmas tree, cut from the beautiful and well-managed Whipsnade Tree Cathedral. Write a wish to hang on the tree or make your own decoration.

50 Things Walks

Sun 04 Dec 2016
14:00-15:00
Grab your wellies and join the Rangers for a family walk. Complete some of the '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' on the way and collect stickers and scrapbooks when you get back.

Wreath Making

Fri 09 Dec 2016
10:00-12:00
Join us for our annual gathering to make wreaths with materials sourced from the local area. £25 per person.

Winter Lantern Walk

Wed 21 Dec 2016
16:00-17:30
Winter Lantern walk through the downs.

Boxing Day 'Burn Off Christmas' Walk

Mon 26 Dec 2016
11:00-12:30
Need an excuse to get outdoors and get rid of that bloated feeling? Then join us for a breath of fresh air on this one and a half hour walk led by one of our rangers.

Knit and Stitch at the View Cafe

Sat 31 Dec 2016
10:00-12:00
Come and join us at the View Café for a relaxing morning of crafting and gentle conversation against the stunning backdrop of the Downs. All welcome: beginners and experts alike!
Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

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