Hidey-holes at Ashridge are normally put together by visiting children, but now in the season-of-goodwill the volunteers have built some dens – twelve dens for Christmas – this years nature theme for children at the Visitor Centre. The dens offer a refuge for the make-believe creatures of the woods.
Country walks are a great way to get the family out in the fresh air and away from all the TV adverts – the buggy-friendly trail around Meadleys Meadow has pulled in the crowds helped by the fair weather.
From Chatsworth House to the Brighton Pavilion, Kew Gardens to Westonbirt, tourist attractions offer an expensive winter time experience for the family – twinkling trees, carols, and illuminations.
The inexpensive winter trail at Ashridge is a much more down-to earth and meaningful experience attracting well over a thousand children this year. A memorable Christmas experience for them all.