Ashton Court Estate has two 18-hole par 3 golf pitch and put courses, the Plateau course and the Lodge course, both on the upper part of the estate.
The Bridle Path runs along the western side of the estate. Starting from close to Church Lodge it runs through Church Wood, passing Coombe Lodge and into Clarken Coombe. Follow the white posts with horse shoe symbols.
Miniature Railway Ashton Park Railway
Bristol Society of Model and Experimental Engineers (BSMEE) operate the Ashton Court Railway Site, see the website for a timetable of events and price list.
Mountain biking tracks in the estate and in Fifty Acre Wood just outside the estate.
Ashton Court has a permanent course, a map is available (for a small charge) from the golf kiosk which also sells maps of the Blaise Castle Orienteering course. Much more information from:
- Bristol Orienteering Klub including special events at Ashton Court.
This page aims to give a taste of some of the activities that go on in Ashton Court.
The most popular activity of all is just walking around the estate, see the woodland and meadows pages.
- Balloon Flights
- Deer Feeding Walks
- Disc Golf
- Golf: Pay and Play
- Horse Riding
- Miniature Railway: Ashton Park Station
- Mountain Biking: Timberland Trail
The balloon launch site above the mansion has regular flights two of the regulars are -
In the early mornings Camerons Balloons regularly do test inflations here too.
You are never quite sure what you will see, below a Smurf but I have seen Vincent Van Gogh, Santa in April and many more.
If you are curious what Disc Golf is - it's the same concept as ball golf, except you are throwing frisbees (discs) at baskets. Below a link to the Ashton Court course: