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

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!

New Year's Resolution Walk

Sun 01 Jan 2017
11:00-12:30
Was your New Year's resolution to get outdoors more? Exercise more? Get fitter? Take the time to enjoy nature? Then join us for a breath of fresh air on this one and a half hour walk led by one of our rangers.

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.

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.
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