Discover the historical Ashridge Gardens

The East View of Ashridge House

The Ashridge Gardens cover 77 hectares (190 acres) and were originally designed by Humphry Repton in the early 19th century. The Gardens are made up of a number of small gardens as well as a large lawn area leading on to avenues of trees affording views out to the old parkland.

Work over the past ten years has led to the restoration of the Rosary, an Armorial Garden, the Italian Garden and the Flower Garden. The Italian Garden has been restored to its original design as has the arbour for the Rose Garden, which is now framed with laburnum trees. A new Herb Garden has been established with a variety of herbs including oregano, parsley and thyme which are used by the Ashridge chefs. The addition of new buildings at Ashridge in recent years has enabled the development of more contemporary gardens to complement the historical features.

Outdoor Cinema

The spectacular outdoor cinemas return to Ashridge House

The 2019 outdoor cinema dates have been announced!  Guests can sit back and enjoy an all-time favourite film whilst taking in the beautiful landscape and the backdrop of the breath-taking neo-gothic house as the sunsets and the film begins.  The 2019 films include The Greatest Showman, A Star is Born plus Spice World including a special costume display!  Click here for more information.

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Ashridge House launches Rejuvenation Retreats

Ashridge House is proud to announce the launch of its Rejuvenation Retreats, with the first taking place in July. Managing your personal and work life balance can be a challenge. The environment within which we live and work is more and more complex and disruptive, impacting our lives daily.  During the Retreat you will experience mindfulness techniques, meditation, walking and revitalising yoga, surrounded by stunning gardens.

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