This article was created before the coronavirus crisis, and may not reflect the current situation.
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It’s always best to have company when discovering where the Devil and his wife are said to be buried. What better company than man’s best friend. Explore ancient chalk downland, the deepest dry valley in the country and beyond to Saddlescombe Farm and the Donkey Wheel.
Humans and hounds alike will love to discover the outstanding features of Ashridge Estate, including Ivinghoe Beacon, ancient woodlands and dramatic scenery. You may see wild fallow and muntjac deer, so please keep dogs under control.
Perfect for a quick blast of doggy exercise, this is a gentle circular walk that takes you through areas of wildlife-rich woodlands and across our commons. With footpaths and bridleways providing views of Aldbury and Ashridge House there’s interest for humans as well.
See the whole of Hatchlands in one walk. This circular route follows the edge of our park through woodland and open parkland with distant views of our house and the wider Surrey countryside. Great for walking your dog all year round, please keep your four-legged friends under close control around cattle.
Enjoy a short but varied coastal walk exploring St Helens Duver, a sandy spit of land on the eastern tip of the Island, rich in wildlife and history. You might even find the ideal opportunity for a spot of doggy-paddle.
The White Cliffs of Dover are perhaps most famous as an iconic landmark, but they have so much more to offer; stunning views, a serene walk and a wealth of wildlife. The cliffs make an ideal location to walk with your dog. We recommend that you use a lead in and around our car parks and near the unfenced sections of the cliff top.
A great circular walk passing the Bridgewater Monument and Pitstone windmill with views across the Chilterns and the Vale of Aylesbury. In summer you may be able to climb the monument for more spectacular views.
Emmetts Garden and Chartwell are currently open but on a prebooked ticket only. You will be required to book a ticket to Chartwell and Emmetts Garden in order to visit both sites and walk between the two. The Café and toilets at Chartwell are open on a one-way route but only the toilets are open at Emmetts Garden.
We welcome dogs on short leads into the woods, wider estate and the gardens here at Chartwell. This beautiful circular walk links Chartwell and Emmetts Garden; passing through the woodland areas of Toys Hill and Hosey Common, as well as the pretty hamlet of French Street.
Experience these well-trodden areas of the estate in a new way. Discover the ancient trees of Ashridge and find out more about the original park planting on this woodland walk that’s also suitable for your four-legged friend.
Your four-legged friend is welcome to explore Winkworth Arboretum all year round. Try this peaceful and gentle wooded walk connecting three very special and unique National Trust properties hidden away in the sunny West Weald. Please keep your dog on a lead at all times.
Create special memories on one of our trails where you’ll find areas of interest for both big kids and little ones. Let your imagination run wild in the story telling chairs at Sheffield Park or come face to face with a woodland wizard at Hatchlands Park.
Download a walking trail and take in some the most astonishing coastal scenery in the South East. Fill your lungs with fresh seaside air from cliff top strolls at the White Cliffs of Dover to the white sandy beaches at East Head.
Lasting between 30 minutes and an hour and meandering over the gentlest terrain, you can get outdoors and into the countryside with the minimum of fuss. Whether you’re a novice walker or just pushed for time, these trails should do the trick.