COVID-19 LATEST GUIDANCE

We have now entered step one of the Government's roadmap to ease lockdown. As of 29 March you can meet six people outdoors, play some outdoor sports and travel outside your local area. Read about current restrictions and plans to ease them. 

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CHILTERNS WALKING FESTIVAL IS BACK!

22 May to 6 June with over 75 guided walks on offer.

Meet countryside rangers, farmers, archaeologists, historians, food producers, storytellers and more...spaces are limited, book now to avoid disappointment. 

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Enjoying the Chilterns safely

Your guide to enjoying the Chilterns and staying safe as lockdown eases, including lots of ideas for outdoor family activities over the Easter holidays

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The Chilterns Building Design Awards is open for entries! 

To showcase a successful building project and be in with a chance of winning this prestigious award, submit your entry by 31st July.

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Did you see us on Countryfile?

Want to learn more about the work of Chalk Cherries and Chairs and how YOU could get involved in reviving traditional crafts of the Chilterns? 

Explore the wildlife, heritage and landscape of the Chilterns in new and exciting ways through this National Lottery funded project. 

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Covid-19 Latest Guidance
Chilterns Walking Festival
Enjoying the Chilterns safely
Building Design Awards
Did you see us on Countryfile?
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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

12 April 2021

The Chilterns Conservation Board is delighted with Buckinghamshire Council’s decision to reject an application for the construction of 50 homes on land to the rear of Glynswood, High Wycombe. 


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Activities

Home learning resources with a Chilterns focus

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust has a new podcast which is worth a listen, plus a guide to January Wildlife and how to help wildlife at home.

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trusts are running lots of online events – find out about amphibians, minibeasts, badgers, local geology, winter birds and much more in their cracking series of webinars.  

Our friends at the Chiltern Open Air Museum have 17 downloadable resources to help out, each one based on a building at the museum. If you’re tapping into the BBC’s impressive schedule of home learning then you can play “Spot the COAM” on episodes of Horrible Histories, as we’re told it appears more than once!

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has a whole range of learning resources in their "Zoo School" covering EYFS to KS4. 

For the little ones...

Enjoy this colouring sheet of the Chilterns (mapping Chinnor to Princes Risborough)

Colouring sheet number two asks children to draw their dream house in the Chilterns

Do you know which birds of prey make the Chilterns their home? Explore with colouring sheet number three!

Learn how to record the plants and pollinators in your garden with this great online training session from PoMs (UK Pollinator Monitoring Scheme).


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.

Planning and Development

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!

Volunteering

Volunteers

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.

 

Chilterns Woodlands

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