Outstanding Week 2016

Join in a national celebration of our wonderful AONBs between 17th and 25th September - there are lots of events going on across England and Wales in these treasured landscapes.

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Vacancies at the Board

The Chilterns Conservation Board is currently recruiting for: a Development and Funding Manager, a Communications Officer, a Finance Officer and maternity cover for our Admin Officer

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Grants for projects

Are you looking for funding for a project in the Chilterns? If your ideas fit the priorities of the Chilterns Conservation Board we may be able to give you some money to make them happen.

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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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Interactive Map

Search the interactive map: select from a list of categories to bring up icons showing the location and information of walks, bike rides, places to visit, tasty local products and plenty more across the Chilterns area
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Latest News

17 August 2016
The Conservation Board has concerns about pressures on the Chilterns to provide sites for new housing

11 August 2016

25 July 2016

17 June 2016

13 June 2016

What's on

Ashridge in Autumn Walk

Date: 1 October 2016

Join this volunteer-led guided walk through Ashridge and enjoy breathtaking views

50 Things Guided Walk

Date: 2 October 2016

Deer Rut Walk at Ashridge

Date: 7 October 2016

Deer Rut Walk at Ashridge

Date: 8 October 2016

Deer Rut Walk at Ashridge

Date: 9 October 2016

Planning and design

Find out about the Chilterns Conservation Board's work on planning issues and our position on developments which could have a major negative impact on the Chilterns AONB. The Board has also published a wide range of detailed guidance on building, restoring and renovating properties in the Chilterns.

Interested in volunteering?

If you'd like to get involved in caring for the Chilterns, or promoting its special character to the public, there are plenty of opportunities. Take a look at what's on offer - there's something to suit everyone!


Woodland Advice

Do you own or manage a small woodland? The Chiltern Woodlands Project offers help with management plans, felling advice, surveys, grant applications and much more. Director John Morris has over 30 years experience in woodland management.


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