Hillforts Conference

Chilterns Hillforts Conference

A morning of fascinating presentations on the ancient and mysterious hillforts of the Chilterns, followed by an afternoon field trip to Cholesbury Hillfort, one of the largest. 2nd October, Court Theatre, Tring. Open to everyone, booking essential.

Grand Designs?

Building design winners

Over 16 years the Chilterns Buildings Design Awards has recognised outstanding design and craftsmanship in a huge range of properties, from church toilets to converted barns, dance studios and grand new houses. Get a flavour of some of the innovative, sympathetic, inspiring design to be found in the Chilterns.

History of Chilterns Box

History of Chilterns Box

Box trees have been grown for centuries in the Chilterns to provide wood for musical instruments, printing blocks, tool handles and delicate carved objects. Find out more about the history of the rare box woodlands of this area.


An area of outstanding natural beauty

The Chiltern Hills stretch from the River Thames in Oxfordshire to Hitchin in Hertfordshire and are nationally-protected as some of the finest countryside in the UK. They're a fantastic place to explore all year round.

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Latest Events

Ashridge Autumn Trail

starts 1 September 2014

Enjoy this self guided walk around the Ashridge Estate and discover more about Autumn

North Chiltern Trail Festival

starts 14 September 2014

Ashridge Uncovered - Trees

Date: 27 September 2014

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