Art competition

Final call for entries

Are you inspired by one of our lovely Chilterns commons to do something creative? Photos, paintings, ceramics and more - all are eligible for our competition and you could win £100 of vouchers. Closing date 19th Sept 2014. 

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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Latest Events

Ashridge Autumn Trail

starts 1 September 2014

Enjoy this self guided walk around the Ashridge Estate and discover more about Autumn

Creatures of the Night

Date: 6 September 2014

Wildlife Train Rides

Date: 6 September 2014

Simply walk

Date: 10 September 2014

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