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Ashridge Estate

National Trust

National Trust

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ISBN: 9781843593553

Price: £6.00

Publication date: 1 January 2010

Category: Regional History

A diverse estate, including Ivinghoe Beacon and Hills: an important habitat for orchids and butterflies, as well as a historic Iron Age hill fort. Ashridge woods contain many species of bird and insect, as well as fungi and deer, and Pitstone Hill and Windmill is one of England’s oldest surviving postmills, dating from around 1627.

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Founded to preserve and provide access to places of natural beauty or historical significance, the National Trust is one of the world’s leading conservation organisations dedicated to preserving Britain’s landscape. From ancient forests to historic houses and gardens, the Trust looks after more than a quarter of a million hectares of land, including over 770 miles of coastline and thousands of archaeological monuments across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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