Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Kite festival at Dunstable Downs

Important notice -

Please note that BBQs and fires of any description are banned at Dunstable Downs. This is because of the Sites of Special Scientific Interest which are all over the Downs and even more so at present because of the prolonged spell of hot weather.

Extensive chalk grassland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Things to see and do 

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Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

What's on

Kite-making workshop at Dunstable Downs Bedfordshire

Come and have fun on the Downs this summer 

There's lots to do on the Downs this summer

The View cafe's  courtyard hatch

We are opening longer this summer 

The View Café will be open until 7pm throughout the summer so that you can buy drinks and snacks at the courtyard hatch

Upcoming events

Kite Festival

Sat 28 Jul 2018
11:00-17:00
Enjoy the fantastic atmosphere as you are bedazzled by the professional kite teams' show-stopping displays.

50 Things Club

Sun 05 Aug 2018
14:00-15:30
On the first Sunday of every month we hold a '50 Things to do before you are 11 ¾' event.

Wild Art Workshops

Tue 07 Aug 2018
10:00-12:00
Come and make art from material available all around you at Dunstable Downs.

Kite Making Workshops

Tue 07 Aug 2018
14:00-16:00
Dunstable Downs is famous for its kite flying so come and learn how to make a simple kite to fly here.

Ancient Tribes Trail

Mon 27 Aug 2018
11:00-15:00
Have you ever wondered which Celtic tribe you might be descended from? Did your ancestors paint their faces blue?
Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Eating and shopping

Make the most of summer in our café and shop

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Wildlife

Wildlife at Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

History

Dunstable Downs History

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

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