25 Years of Kites

25 years of red kites

1st August 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the release of red kites in the Chilterns. Find out more about these wonderful birds, where to see them and how they have thrived in one of the UK's most successful conservation projects. 

Local WW1 History

WW1 history in the Chilterns

During WW1 thousands of troops were trained near Berkhamsted and they left behind a legacy of training trenches, some of which you can still see today.

Walking and Cycling Guides

Walking and Cycling Guides

Plan your summer outings with one of our colourful, informative publications on walking or cycling in the Chilterns. We have walks of all lengths across the area or why not try a day ride on the beautiful Chilterns Cycleway?


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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