We're Recruiting!

The Chilterns Conservation Board is recruiting for a Development Manager to lead our Stage 2 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Landscape Partnership bid.

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Hedgelaying and orchard pruning

Learn some valuable and traditional skills this winter: we're running a 1 day orchard tree pruning course and a 1 day hedgelaying for improvers course.


Orchard Tree Pruning





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

18 January 2017
We are delighted to announce that the annual Chilterns Buildings Design Awards are open for applications!

21 December 2016

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07 November 2016

26 October 2016

What's on

Restorative Pruning of Traditional Orchard Trees

Date: 21 January 2017

Learn when, how and where to prune - safely!

Behind the Scenes at Tring

Date: 26 January 2017

Develop your hedge laying skills

Date: 28 January 2017

Winter Tree Identification Course

Date: 24 February 2017

Woodland Archaeology Days

starts 3 March 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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