Meet the maker: The Butterfly Collection

Come to the visitor centre to meet Rikki Harrington, author of 'The Butterfly Collection'. Filled with poems about every British butterfly, it makes a great read for any nature-lover.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Rikki will be at the visitor centre to talk to you about his collection of poems, many of which were inspired by his walks at Ashridge. He's also extremely knowledgeable about these delicate insects, so if you have any questions about them please come along.

The basics

Suitability
Children welcome
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Visitor centre
Accessibility
The visitor centre is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
24 November 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre
Email
ashridge@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01442 851227

Upcoming events

Haunted Ashridge trail and craft

Thu 24 Oct 2019
10:00-16:00
Things are getting spooky at Ashridge. Meet some of the ghosts of people who've lived here in years gone by on our trail before making your own Halloween craft to take home.

Deer rut walks - sold out

Fri 25 Oct 2019
07:00-09:00
Join our rangers for an early morning walk to search for fallow deer. They'll take you to some of the best spots to try and see this seasonal spectacle.

Watercolour workshops - sold out

Sat 02 Nov 2019
13:00-16:00
Join local artist Liz Rogers to create your own watercolour painting of Ashridge at one of the most beautiful times of year.

Meet the maker: Chiltern Candle Co.

Sun 10 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Come along to the Ashridge visitor centre to meet Trish from the Chiltern Candle Co. Find out about how they make these beautifully scented creations inspired by the local landscape.

Meet the maker: The Bluebell Wood

Sun 17 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Local author Kelly Wright from Berkhamsted will be coming to the visitor centre to talk about her book 'The Bluebell Wood' inspired by her childhood visits to Ashridge.

Meet the maker: The Butterfly Collection

Sun 24 Nov 2019
14:00-16:00
Come to the visitor centre to meet Rikki Harrington, author of 'The Butterfly Collection'. Filled with poems about every British butterfly, it makes a great read for any nature-lover.