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

Glow Worm Walk

Sat 30 Jul 2016
22:15-23:59
Prepare to be amazed by the incredible Glow Worms as they light up the coutryside. Explore Sharpenhoe Clappers at night with the Ranger Team and learn more about these fascinating creatures.

Kite Festival

Sun 31 Jul 2016
11:00-17:00
Enjoy a fantastic atmosphere as professional kite teams put on show-stopping diplays. With family activities, local artists and entertainment, there's something for everyone.

Summer Craft - Puppet Theatre

Wed 03 Aug 2016
14:00-15:00
Summer Craft class that will be using items from Dunstable Downs combined with craft materials.

50 Things Walks

Sun 07 Aug 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.

Summer Crafts - Make a Fairy tree and fairies.

Mon 08 Aug 2016
14:00-15:00
Summer Craft class that will be using items from Dunstable Downs combined with craft materials.

Knit and Stitch at the View Cafe

Thu 11 Aug 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! Crafting workshops will be running each session.
Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate

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