Chilterns Walking Festival

15- 29 May. Over 90 walks on offer -  nature walks, pub walks, vineyard tours, walk & boat, family activities. Spaces filling fast, BOOK your tickets now.

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Ten perfect pub walks

Food and walking - what a brilliant combination to explore the Chilterns.  This Telegraph article explores the ten best pub walks in the uncrowded alternative to the Cotswolds!

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Beautiful displays of bluebells in our ancient woodland. Don't miss them!

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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

10 May 2017

Outstanding building design in the Chilterns area has been recognised in this year’s Buildings Design Awards with the Hundred Hills Vineyard in Stonor Valley being the overall winner!


27 April 2017

23 February 2017

09 February 2017

27 January 2017

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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