Annual Forum - Tuesday 26th September

Join us and guest speakers Dame Fiona Reynolds (former Director General of the National Trust) and Howard Davies of the National Association of AONBs to discuss an alternative vision for our environment and for society.

Limited spaces - book here


Chilterns Walking Festival

The Autumn festival will take place from 16 September - 1 October. Over 60 walks and outdoor activities to choose from, including nature walks, farm walks, heritage tours, author talks and more.

Further details here  

Photo credit: Anna Foster

Meet some of the Chilterns Food and Drink producers this autumn with a range of events from farm walks to brewery tours. More information here.

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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What's on

Striking Outdoor Sculptures Exhibition

25 Aug 2017 10:00 to 15 Oct 2017 17:30


16 Sep 2017 01:00 to 01 Oct 2017 00:00

Pruning of young broadleaved trees

29 Sep 2017
Summary: Formative pruning workshop with John Morris

Thame Food Festival

30 Sep 2017 13:00 to 01 Oct 2017 14:00

Feast on the Farm

14 Oct 2017 10:00 to 15 Oct 2017 17:00
Summary: : Feast on The Farm will be held in the atmospheric greenhouses at Peterley Manor Farm, Great Missenden. The Brill family have been long time champions of seasonality and this two-day festival will be a celebration of the amazing array of produce that The

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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