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Ashwell at Home would like to thank our website sponsor

The Rose and Crown Pub

69 High Street, Ashwell

Hertfordshire SG7 5NP 
Reservation line: 01462 742 420 
Email: thecrownashwell@gmail.com



Ashwell at Home is run by volunteers and all proceeds from Ashwell at Home are shared by

Ashwell Museum, Ashwell School and St. Mary's Church, Ashwell.


Open Gardens



FREE Children's Activities

Walks & Talks

Every Ashwell at Home brings a surprise and they are often in the form of a magnificent or secret garden, which you are given the chance to wander around.  


From the large and rambling to the small and crafted - for green fingered visitors or just to sit and enjoy the views ... enjoy a great day out in this most special North Hertfordshire village.  

For a list of open gardens see pages 9 & 12 in the Programme for details

Children and young adults under 18 can enjoy Ashwell at Home for FREE when accompanied by a paying adult.  They can also enjoy some or all of the many children's activities arranged throughout the day from a treasure hunt to a harp mini-lesson.


There's something for crafty ones, sporty ones, quiet ones, noisy ones and even little ones can have a lovely time with a creative story teller.  See pages 17 & 18 of the programme for details

Food & Drink

Arts & Crafts

Morning coffee and teas, wonderful homemade lunches and afternoon tea and cake - available at various locations around the village including  the School, Victorian Cafe, at the URC Hall,Parish Rooms and Cricket Pavilion. Page 19 of the Programme is the place to look!

Enjoy the work of local artists including Sandra Barker, Ashwell's Yeoman Basket Maker.

Every year we have fascinating walks and talks - in 2019 this includes "Anecdotes of Ashwell" and the story of Ashwell's Cottage Garden see page 16 of the programme for more information 


& Performance

There's a lot going on this year! A host of local professional and private musicians and entertainers will be waiting to enchant and entertain you as you wander around Ashwell or visit the different venues. And if you feel like joining in, adults can take part in a Pop & Rock workshop! See the Programme for details.

Creative Ashwell

From pop-up poetry to spinning, there's lost going on to celebrate all forms of creativity at Ashwell at Home this year! Page 5 of the programme gives more information on other things to see  and do that haven't already been mentioned

Plan Your Day

With so much going on it's hard to fit everything in! To make sure you don't miss anything, check out the times for the main events on pages 2-4 of the Programme. And for timely reminders, listen out for Ashwell's very own Town Crier who will be roaming the streets to keep you posted on what's on next!