Chilterns

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.

Autumnal Walks

Autumnal walks

The woods are becoming dressed in their autumn finery so it's time for leaf-crunching walks through some lovely Chilterns woodlands. Browse the autumn colour category on our interactive map to find the best spots.

Kite Watching

Red Kites

We're entering one of the best times of year to see the red kites as they soar over the Chiltern Hills. They have finished moulting and are looking very smart, especially on bright days when the sun lights up their rich russet feathers. 

Advice for farmers

Advice for farmers

Free advice on soil protection and water efficiency is being offered to farmers in the Chilterns, along with grants for improvement works and new facilities, thanks to a project by the Conservation Board and Environment Agency.

Hedge Laying

Hedge Laying Courses


Learn the traditional art of hedge laying from expert hedge layers on these 2 day courses.
An ideal Christmas present!

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Latest News

07 November 2014
Updates and debate on protecting the Chilterns AONB

23 October 2014

13 October 2014

Latest Events

Autumn Amble

Date: 22 November 2014

Join us for a stroll around our easy access paths at Burnham Beeches


Cliveden Exclusive House Tour

Date: 24 November 2014

Walk: Ashridge Uncovered - commons

Date: 29 November 2014

Wooden Boat Building in Tring

Date: 5 December 2014

Christmas Trail at Cliveden

Date: 6 December 2014

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