The Ashridge Drovers Walk follows typically Chiltern sunken lanes once used for droving livestock from villages to graze on common land. Starting at Tring Railway Station, the Ashridge Drovers Walk has 4 mile or 6 mile circular route options through farmland, woodland and common land and past the Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre.
Explore deep into the beech woods of the Ashridge Estate and out onto the chalk downs with great views. The Ashridge Drovers Walk follows typically Chiltern sunken lanes once used for droving livestock from villages to graze on common land. Much of the walk is through common land which was once open but nowadays is a mixture of grassland, ancient trees and relatively young woodland. Aldbury, Pitstone and Ivinghoe Commons are all within the Ashridge Estate and are three of the 200 commons in the Chilterns. There is a 4 mile circular route option or a longer 6 mile route.
Getting there: There is a good rail service to Tring station from London – Milton Keynes and all stations between.
Facilities & accessibility
Pubs and shops in Aldbury village.
Visitor centre, toilets, outdoor cafe at the Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre
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