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Ashridge Estate

Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted HP4 1LP, England
+44 1442 851227
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A beautiful place for an afternoon walk

Get away from the visitor centre and loose the crowds, deer rut and bluebells a must in autumn and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andy H
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Beautiful walk and lunch

Great food from the cafe which set us up for a stunning walk in the most amazing surroundings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thelichs
,
st albans UK
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The Ashridge Estate consists of 5,000 acres of woodland, chalk downlands and lush 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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Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted HP4 1LP, England
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+44 1442 851227
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Get away from the visitor centre and loose the crowds, deer rut and bluebells a must in autumn and spring. Walk to Invinghoe Beacon for fantastic views. Connect to Greyhound in Aldbury or Bridgewater in Little Gaddesden for pub lunch. So many routes, possibilities.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food from the cafe which set us up for a stunning walk in the most amazing surroundings. Worth going up the monument when it's open, it offers fantastic views.

Thank thelichs
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was apparent that while the shop sells tubs of ice cream at a fairly reasonable £1.50 to £2 (cant remember the precise amount) , with near instant service, many were queueing for far longer at the more expensive ice cream vans and in very...More

Thank Kempston_Mill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old forests and bluebells to die for at the right time of year! Lovely tea room on site - can’t go wrong.

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This estate has been growing in popularity over the years. A recent visit on a Wednesday saw a surprising number of visitors which judging by appearance were mostly retired people like myself. So if you're looking for a bit of peace and quiet you'll have...More

Thank _jeff_warlock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s very popular indeed at weekends, but it’s so big, you soon find yourself sone long (or short) peaceful and interesting walks. A great place to explore.

Thank Emyr1
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A very large National Trust estate with free car parking. The area around the visitors centre gets very busy but as soon as you get a little distance away from it you can be on your own in no time. Mostly woodland walking and off...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Ashridge Estate is a lovely place to take a walk or bike ride. Lots of free parking and a great cafe. There are lots of regular events which in our experience have been really well run and very interesting. The tower is worth a visit...More

Thank antmurray77
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I walked here from Berkhamsted which is about 6 miles. However, most visitors tend to be on bikes or in cars. Lots of parking. The visitor centre is incredibly popular. The food is very popular. Often there are queues. On my visit there was pop...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Spent an afternoon wandering some of the walks on the lovely green estate - plenty of cars parked near the tea rooms, but lots of space on the walks and only bumped into a few (very friendly!!) people and dogs. Would be great for dogs...More

Thank Jane M
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Sherrie H
27 September 2017|
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Response from Sarina C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no bluebells left 😔 but on the bright side Ashridge is beautiful in the autumn with all the falling orange leaves. Plus if you like muddy walks (which I definitely do) it's the best time of year for them!
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Lizzy304
28 May 2017|
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Response from mhdixon |
The Alford Arms is very close - short drive - and is always amazing! It's won heaps if awards! One if the best pubs in the area!
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Farah A
20 May 2017|
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Response from AshridgeVisitorTeam | Property representative |
We are having a one-off riding event on June 11th but you will need your own horse. Contact us on 01442851227 for more information.
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