Ashridge House

Once a royal residence to Henry VIII and Princess Elizabeth I, today Ashridge House is an award winning meeting, events and wedding venue. Set in 190 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, Ashridge House is located in Hertfordshire, only 30 minutes north of London and within easy reach of all major transport connections.

Also home to Hult International Business School and the world-renowned Ashridge Executive Education, Ashridge House is the perfect environment to learn, reflect and to be inspired.

Step back into history and elegance in our Grade I neo-gothic country estate; we look forward to welcoming you to Ashridge House.

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Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Ashridge House and explore our elegant and versatile event spaces, take a stroll in the grounds, get a taste of our superb dining options and discover our well-appointed bedrooms.

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A Truly Regal Experience

With 700 years of fascinating history, there’s a palpable sense of heritage at the heart of Ashridge House. Originally a monastery, it became a royal residence for Henry VIII, a private house, a military hospital and now a world-class conference, wedding and event venue - steeped in history, and home to the world renowned Ashridge Executive Education.

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Conferences – Bourne Leisure

– What our clients say –

We have used Ashridge as a base for leadership training for more than two years. The venue is stunning and totally inspiring; we make the most of the beautiful grounds by designing outdoor activities, winter and summer, which our teams have enjoyed immensely – Ashridge is a real break from the day-to-day.
Antony Smith, Culture and Development Manager, Bourne Leisure
Conferences – Peace Hospice

– What our clients say –

Your help in bringing our complex event together was very much appreciated. It was a pleasure working with you and I would not hesitate in recommending Ashridge House as a superb event venue.
Joanna Milton, Peace Hospice Care
Special Occasions – Alan Ho

– What our clients say –

Heidi and I had a private lunch that we will never forget and neither will our guests. We received incredible feedback including first-rate food, beautiful location, service and staffs. This, together with the stunning landscape makes for any dream wedding or private lunch. Thank you very much Ashridge House!
Alan Ho, 2018 – Private Function
Weddings – Joni and Johan

– What our clients say –

Our wildest dreams came true it's all thanks to the entire team at beautiful Ashridge. Ashridge is pure magic and the staff will go the extra (ten) miles to make sure all your details are met. Our wedding day was one of the most seamless and effortless events we have ever planned. World class execution. Thank you Ashridge - you went above and beyond and every step.
Joni & Johan, 2019 – Wedding
Weddings – Belinda and Joshua

– What our clients say –

Where do I begin to express my absolute gratitude to you and all of the Ashridge staff? I have never worked with a more dedicated and professional body of people in all my career. The day was perfection in every way, everyone was gob smacked at the venue, quality of food and accommodation was amazing. Well done to you all. Thank you once again.
Belinda & Joshua, 2018 – Wedding
Weddings – Katie Stone

– What our clients say –

Wonderful events team at Ashridge. Friendly, quick to respond and professional. It truly feels like you are receiving a bespoke service for your special day.
Katie Stone, 2018
Conferences – Atlas Copco

– What our clients say –

Due to Ashridge’s obvious link to learning, delegates arrive with an open mind and a willingness to absorb new information.
Heather Gallagher, UK Atlas Copco
Conferences – General Electric

– What our clients say –

The credibility of Ashridge gives the kudos to our programmes. Ashridge are highly professional, always on hand to offer support and they contribute to the high success of the event.
Leila Medvey, General Electric
Conferences – easyjet

– What our clients say –

The understanding of what we need to achieve through our meetings ensures that the delivery is always good; cost effective, discreet and flexible.
Dame Carolyn McCall, CEO easyJet
Conferences – Turner Broadcasting

– What our clients say –

I just wanted to thank you for all your help and support. I’ve had such great feedback from the team. They absolutely loved it - Ashridge House is stunning. Some of us took beautiful photos, which I will share with you.
Claudia Engel, Turner Broadcasting

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The Courtyard Café at Ashridge House

The Courtyard Café at Ashridge House

We are delighted to launch The Courtyard Café because who doesn't love tea, coffee and cake! The Courtyard Café is open every weekend from 9am - 3pm offering a delicious selection of homemade food and beverages. Cyclists and dogs welcome!