Ashridge's ancient Dovecote

A rare opportunity to see the inside of our 18thC dovecote

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

This lovely old building is well-worth a visit on the rare occasions it is open.

The basics

Children are welcome with accompanying adults
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Park in the recreation ground car park on Stocks Road and walk to the dovecote
What to bring and wear
Wear clothing suitable for the current weather and walking shoes.
The dovecote is situated on the road into Aldbury village but there isn't space to park there so you need to park in the village and walk .


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
24 June 2018 11:00 - 14:00 Available

Contact Info

Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre
Call 01442 851227

Upcoming events

Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge

Fri 22 Jun 2018
From 3 March 2018 - February 2019 the exhibition Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge explores the impact of five women on the Ashridge Estate.

Ashridge's ancient Dovecote

Sun 24 Jun 2018
A rare opportunity to see the inside of our 18thC dovecote

Gentle stroll - chalkland flowers

Mon 02 Jul 2018
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll on Ashridge's chalklands to see the flowers that thrive there.

Totally Batty Walk

Fri 06 Jul 2018
See if you can spot a bat on this fascinating walk with one of our rangers

Big Camp at Ashridge Estate SOLD OUT

Sat 21 Jul 2018
A chance to camp for one night at Ashridge and take part in a number of different family activities.

Ashridge Adventurers

Tue 31 Jul 2018
Join us for either a morning or afternoon session of led family activities and crafts. Learn more about Ashridge's animals and plants while exploring the estate.