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Ashridge House

Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS
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Steeped in history and nestled in a 190 acre estate in the Hertfordshire countryside, Ashridge House is a truly beautiful venue to hold a conference, event and function.

Conveniently located 30 miles north of London with unlimited free parking, you will enjoy the breathtaking views of Ashridge House as you drive into the car park.

Our spectacular Grade I listed country house offers a wide range of modern, flexible training rooms and majestic period conference rooms that can accommodate from 2 up to 250 people with syndicate rooms available on request. The Italian Gardens and extensive grounds make Ashridge the ideal and scenic location for any team building and outdoor events too.

All main conference rooms have AV equipment, free Wi-Fi access and technical support included. Should you require additional equipment our team are often able to provide this for you.

We aim to provide a high-level of friendly and personal service from an award-winning team. Your experienced event co-ordinator will help you during the all-important planning stage, and on the day to ensure your event at Ashridge House is a success.

We provide a wide choice of menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including vegetarian options as standard.  Wherever possible we source seasonal, local produce from sustainable partners, in line with our corporate social responsibility policies.

All rooms are comfortably furnished and have an en-suite bathroom, Wi-Fi, TV, telephone, tea and coffee, mineral water, hair dryer, iron, ironing board and security safe.

Fresh fruit and drinking water coolers are located in each bedroom corridor.

We also offer 11 self-contained executive suites with private parking. These spacious and contemporary designed rooms have a luxury en-suite bathroom, a king-size bed and a flat screen TV with Freeview channels.


King Henry VIII
Max Capacity 30

King Henry VIII is the smallest of five meeting rooms located on the first floor of the Main House. With high ceilings and large windows, the room feels spacious with lots of natural daylight.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 16
Classroom 16
Theatre 30
U-Shape 16
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
8.00 6.00 4.00
Angus Building
Max Capacity 90

Angus Building was established as a modern meeting facility and bedroom complex in 2001. Located at the edge of the National Trust boundary, one can often see deer grazing just a stones throw from the meeting and syndicate rooms.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 28
Cabaret 42
Classroom 48
Theatre 90
U-Shape 28
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
13.00 10.00
Brindley
Max Capacity 128

The second largest meeting room at Ashridge is an unusual octagonal-shape, which suits all conference style set ups. The Brindley Suite, with its modern facilities, is located off the main quadrangle, just next to the Main House.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 28
Cabaret 56
Classroom 70
Theatre 128
U-Shape 36
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
15.00 13.00 4.00
The Duke's Sitting Room
Max Capacity 8

Formally the CEO’s Sitting Room, this meeting room is situated in the east wing of the Main House, overlooking the Italian garden. Furnished with a beautiful formal board table, as well as comfortable arm chairs, this meeting room is ideal for up to 10 delegates.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 8
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
5.00 8.00 4.00
Egerton
Max Capacity 30

Located in the historic East Wing of the Main House, Egerton can be used as both a meeting room and a function room.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Reception 22
Theatre 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
9.00 4.00 3.00
Ellis
Max Capacity 48

The Ellis Suite is located in a secluded area on the first floor of the Main House. Extending over the Main Dining Room, the low ceiling and dormer windows add character to the meeting room and syndicates.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 32
Classroom 30
Theatre 48
U-Shape 24
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
12.00 7.00 2.00
Fairhaven Open
Max Capacity 250

The largest of the meeting rooms at Ashridge, Fairhaven was built as a modern extension to the original stables, which were designed in 1817 and remain protected for visitors to enjoy today.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Cabaret 102
Classroom 150
Theatre 250
U-Shape 80
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
21.00 13.00 4.00
Lady Fairhaven
Max Capacity 100

Lady Fairhaven  is one of two large purpose built meeting rooms, separated by a dividing partition. The meeting room can be used independently, or with its counterpart (Lord Fairhaven) should a client need to run two large events simultaneously.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 32
Cabaret 44
Classroom 60
Theatre 100
U-Shape 28
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
10.00 13.00 4.00
Lord Fairhaven
Max Capacity 100

Lord Fairhaven is one of two large purpose built meeting rooms, separated by a dividing partition. The meeting room can be used independently, or with its counterpart (Lady Fairhaven) should a client need to run two large events simultaneously.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 32
Cabaret 44
Classroom 60
Theatre 100
U-Shape 28
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
10.00 13.00 4.00
Duke of York
Max Capacity 32

A charming meeting room with an ornate fireplace, high ceiling and original features. The Duke of York is located in the east wing of the Main House, overlooking the stunning Italian garden. This grade I listed room will not fail to impress and is often used for board meetings.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 12
Cabaret 16
Classroom 16
Reception 32
Theatre 24
U-Shape 16
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
8.00 6.00 4.00
Queen Victoria
Max Capacity 28

Queen Victoria is situated on the first floor of the Main House. Overlooking the front of the house, there are spectacular views of the deer parkland and golf course. Formally a bedroom in the country mansion, original features continue to add character.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 22
Cabaret 22
Classroom 22
Theatre 32
U-Shape 22
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
9.00 6.00 4.00
Lingard Room
Max Capacity 100

Centrally located at Ashridge, Lazell 1 is the larger of two meeting rooms within a modern building. Ideal for events requiring larger breakout facilities, some syndicates can be enlarged by removing a partition to make two rooms into one larger room.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 24
Cabaret 42
Classroom 50
Theatre 100
U-Shape 34
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
13.00 10.00 4.00
Garden Room
Max Capacity 60

Centrally located within Ashridge, Lazell 2 is the smaller of two meeting rooms within a modern building. Ideal for events requiring larger breakout facilities, some syndicates can be enlarged by removing a partition to make two rooms into one larger room.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 20
Classroom 26
Theatre 60
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
9.00 8.00 3.00
The Old Library
Max Capacity 100

Luxurious ebony and brass bookcases line The Old Library and incorporate a secret door. Beautiful high ceilings, an original fireplace and views of the Italian garden make this a most unusual conference room.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 70
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 32
Classroom 28
Reception 100
Theatre 80
U-Shape 26
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.00 7.00 5.00
Lady Marian Alford Room
Max Capacity 150

Lady Marian Alford, after whom the room is named, commissioned the remodel of the elaborately decorated drawing room completed in the late 19th century. Beautifully restored in 1996, the room is now an impressive conference and function room with panoramic views of the gardens.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 100
Boardroom 36
Cabaret 42
Classroom 48
Dinner Dance 100
Reception 140
Theatre 150
U-Shape 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
15.00 9.00 5.00
Prince Edward
Max Capacity 35

On the first floor of the Main House, Nettleden has fabulous views of the south gardens. Formally a bedroom in the country mansion, original features continue to add character.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 22
Cabaret 20
Classroom 24
Theatre 35
U-Shape 18
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
9.00 6.00 4.00
Orangery
Max Capacity 30

A large light self-contained area.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 30
Classroom 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
11.00 8.00 3.00
Princess Elizabeth
Max Capacity 35

On the first floor of the Main House, Pitstone is a mirror image of Nettleden, with original features and wonderful views of the gardens.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 22
Cabaret 20
Classroom 20
Theatre 35
U-Shape 18
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
10.00 6.00 4.00
Red Lodge
Max Capacity 57

Close to the Main House, Red Lodge has been converted to offer complete conference facilities in one building. The main meeting room has kept all its charm with gothic windows and high ceilings with wooden beams.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 28
Cabaret 24
Classroom 20
Theatre 57
U-Shape 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
12.00 6.00 4.00

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