Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Sheep on Dunstable Downs Bedfordshire

Important notice -

In line with government guidance our countryside space is open for visitors. The Shop and takeaway hatch are now open.

Enjoy your day your way. Relax, exercise or play with spectacular views and a seemingly endless sky in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Things to see and do

Making the most of spring

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate


Shopping for jam at Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire

Shopping at Dunstable Downs 

Our shop is open daily between 10am and 5pm. For the safety of staff and visitors, social distancing measures are in place. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate.

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Our work

Spring on Dunstable Downs Bedfordshire

Conservation of Dunstable Downs for ever for everyone 

Our dedicated team of rangers and volunteers work tirelessly to manage this beautiful place. The work never stops whatever the season, there is always something to do. Becoming a member is a great way to help us fund this work and you can park for free! Please remember to scan your card so that we can claim an extra pound.

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate


Wildlife at Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate


Dunstable Downs History

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

Join or give

Visitors walking in the garden in spring at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Experience more with National Trust membership 

Now more than ever, we all need access to nature, fresh air and open spaces. Become a member today and you can explore our outdoor places and park at most of our car parks free of charge. What's more, your membership will go towards looking after nature, beauty and history for generations to come.