Chorleywood House Estate is located off the A404 in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, England.

Postcode: WD3 5SL

Please enter the Estate by the Parish Office, opposite the Cricket Club, and NOT at the traffic lights.

The grounds are open all year round, and entry is free!

Snowdrops in the Sunken Garden


This site has information about the 170-acre estate in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, which is owned by Three Rivers District Council, and is freely accessible all the year round. There are details of the important work being done to protect and enhance the natural environment, and preserve the 200-year-old manor house and estate.

In 2009 the Chorleywood House Estate was granted the prestigious Green Flag Award as one of the best green spaces in the country. This has been renewed each year since then.

You are invited to visit the grounds, and are welcome to join the Friends of Chorleywood House Estate (see Contact Us).

Recent News Items (These are excerpts, click on the links below to see in full.)

Elas Museum in the summer house 130px high Lady Ela’s Museum in the Summer House – open this Easter -

Open Days 2019 – 11am to 4pm – Free Entry

Easter Weekend Saturday April 20th, Sunday April 21st and Monday April 22nd

May Bank Holiday Sunday May 5th & Monday May 6th

Spring Bank Holiday Sunday May 26th & Monday May 27th

August Sundays August 11th & 18th

Apple day Saturday October 5th

Come and [...]

World War One Remembrance Weekend -

Details of events being held locally in recognition of the end of World War One.

Thursday 8th November 2018 Chorleywood Book Shop will be hosting an event with Speaker Peter Hart promoting his book The Last Battle – Endgame on the Western Front 1918

Friday 9th November 2018 Chorleywood Film Club will be screening Journey’s [...]

Autumnal photography walk -

Date: Friday 2nd November 2018 – Chorleywood House Grounds – 10:30am – 1pm

These relaxed and friendly walks are suitable for families and people of all ages and ability levels. No specialist equipment is needed; just bring a digital camera, Smartphone or tablet and your imagination!

Taking guidance from professional photographer Pete Stevens, you can [...]

greenflag-logo-footer Green Flag Vote -

Chorleywood House Estate was recently awarded another Green Flag because of the excellence of the environment it offers, and the diverse, well maintained landscape. The inspectors applied tougher criteria when making the awards this year, so we are especially pleased to have been recognised again in this way, and to have acknowledged that the Estate [...]