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Ashridge Estate

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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fantastic walks of varying distance

great days walking through the estate and along the escarpment, fantastic views in places, quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thame, United Kingdom
New Year's Day walk

Never been before but decided it would be good to a walk. The staff in the visitor's centre were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John A
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted HP4 1LT, England
+44 1442 851227
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All reviews national trust bridgewater monument cakes wild deer free parking plenty of parking coffee shop get away bluebell woods lovely place car park great walk natural beauty fresh air outdoor seating surrounding countryside cafe serves
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great days walking through the estate and along the escarpment, fantastic views in places, quite flat so not too strenuous

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JOE K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been before but decided it would be good to a walk. The staff in the visitor's centre were really helpful. The woods were great to walk through with wide paths, plenty of way markers, decent maps, etc. The views from the Beacon are amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place isn’t too far from us and is a lovely place to get fresh air and do some meditating or retrospecting etc and getting some exercise....there is also a very nice restaurant which also offers a wide selections of meals and drinks including vegetarian...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We regularly walk around the park with the dog then have coffee and a bacon bap after. Great start to the day

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank QP2013
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Have not been around for some time, but went past the other day and it all still looks good , and the village is lovely

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tony b
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Time to get our and enjoy autumn as it will be gone all too soon. At this time of year I really recommend the autumn colour trail (google this and it will come up). It starts at the visitors centre and takes in many of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

From the outside of the premises, you have great expectations, but the internal facilities are disappointing. The bathroom is mouldy around some parts, the wooden ridge from entrance to bathroom is missing. Tacky for a hotel of this calibre. I get much better service at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rotimi A
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A fantastic place to walk, cycle or run. Easily get lost in the forest. I visited for a geocaching mega event. Had a good look around the shop and the cafe served a great variety. Recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elephantemg
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

For National Trust Shop, and cafe - head for the Monument - loads of parking. For fresh air and exercise - several parking places on the road from Northchurch to Ringshall, or the turning to Aldbury (Aldbury itself quite busy). Plenty of obvious paths in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PJB1010
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We have visited Ashridge twice in recent months and have been overwhelmed by the amount of space within which to either follow designated walks of varying length or to devise our own. There is an atmosphere of calm within the forest, a most relaxing experience....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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November 11, 2018|
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful to visit anytime. Absolutely love it
Lee B
August 2, 2018|
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Response from 694ethanb | Reviewed this property |
Park at the monument and then cross the busy road and then you could walk to the house.
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Pengor | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The grounds are always open though the shop , cafe etc are not.