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. 

2014 Countryside Festival

Countryside and Food Festival - Ashridge

On Sunday 14th September it's the 8th annual Chilterns Countryside and Food Festival at the Ashridge Estate near Berkhamsted. With over 100 local food and craft stands plus entertainment, children's activities and music it's not to be missed.

Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain 2014

The UK's largest professional cycle race is coming right through the Chilterns on 12th September. It's a great chance to see Sir Bradley Wiggins and other top international cyclists tackling our hills and racing along Chiltern roads.


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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