Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Sheep grazing on the slopes of Dunstable Downs

Important notice -

Due to poor ground conditions we have limited car parking available at Dunstable Downs, please bear this in mind when planning your visit. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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

Scrub Clearence with early evening bonfire - Volunteer Recruitment

Wed 25 Jan 2017
12:00-16:00
Come and help us clear the scrub at Dunstable Downs. After a hard days work join us around the bonfire.

Knit and Stitch at the View Cafe

Sat 28 Jan 2017
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!

Planetarium

Sat 11 Feb 2017
13:00-13:30
Take an adventure across the night sky this half term at the Chilterns Gateway Centre. Following the huge demand for our stargazing nights, we will be welcoming Dark Sky Wales and their incredible indoor planetarium.

Stargazing Night at Dunstable Downs Adult Evening

Sat 11 Feb 2017
19:00-21:00
Discover the wonders of our Universe at Dunstable Downs Feb 2017 with an experienced astronomer as your guide. Our astronomers will have telescopes set up to provide detailed views of the night sky as you've never seen it before.

Stargazing Night at Dunstable Downs

Sun 12 Feb 2017
19:00-21:00
Discover the wonders of our Universe at Dunstable Downs this February with an experienced astronomer as your guide. Our astronomers will have telescopes set up to provide detailed views of the night sky as you've never seen it before.
Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

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