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Address: Ashridge Estate Office Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted HP4 1LT, England
Phone Number:
+44 1442 851227
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
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The Ashridge Estate consists of 5,000 acres of woodland, chalk downlands...

The Ashridge Estate consists of 5,000 acres of woodland, chalk downlands and meadows. You can walk for miles and see a variety of wildlife such as Fallow deer and Muntjacs as well as the more common, foxes, badgers, squirrels etc.

We have a well-stocked shop at our visitor centre, as well as toilets and a non-NT cafe, which serves hot meals all day long.

If you need help when you arrive you will find a helpful volunteer on the reception desk who can point you in the right direction.

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Yes BlueBell Time is Best !

BUT there is something to enjoy through all the seasons throughout the estate, been coming up here since I was a boy and never tie of the place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

BUT there is something to enjoy through all the seasons throughout the estate, been coming up here since I was a boy and never tie of the place.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I use Ashridge regularly and it's lovely. There are wide open spaces, wooded areas, deer often roam about and are quite tame (you can take photos of them without them bolting!). I love it up here. But (i) there isn't much else there... there is a little tea shop, but seating is outside and a little information centre and shop...... More 

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Thank Squarepegparent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walks and a sweet little cafe, can get very busy sometimes. In wet weather have good footwear on not trainers as it gets muddy. Lovely in the summer and spring. When the blue bells are out its great, shame people don't have respect for there environment walking over the blue bells

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Thank Mark S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not sure why the NT own this and publish it in their catalogue as there is no house or gardens to see. All that is there is a tower that apparently you can walk up - but not if it's raining. There are some nice walks and we love the area and villages around Ashridge, but you can... More 

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Thank Parish56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked here as the base for a walking group slog through the late winter mud up to Ivinghoe Beacon. Beautiful sunny day, which only made the estate look even better. Good parking close to the Monument and the café/loos. Loved the exterior of the house as we passed it. Surprised how poor the phone reception is generally around the estate.... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a wonderful place to go at all times of the year walking through Ashridge forest , very peaceful, but in the spring all the bluebells are amazing, the forest is covered in them will be back many times to see, I am local

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit here as often as I can with my dog, Koda. I enjoy seeing the landscape during the changes of seasons. I always take some photos of our trip. As a seasoned visitor, I bring my own drinks, snacks and homemade sandwiches in my rucksack. I would never recommend the cafe as the food has not always been cooked... More 

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Thank Denise S
England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have taken my grandchildren to the Visitor Centre to do craft and trail activities and both have been thoroughly enjoyed. They particularly enjoyed making clay pots and walking in the woods after especially when they found some puddles!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place is just beautiful to walk around in and to sort of lose yourself. The welcome center is also very well-run. There is a cafe and although no indoor seating is available, during the spring and summer months it can be very nice. It's a huge Estate with many different trails making for many peaceful walks.

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Thank Claire C
High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is beautiful place for a walk, especially when the woods are covered in bluebells. Disappear off the main tracks and you quickly find the crowds disappear and you'll have more chance of seeing the wildlife

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