Chilterns Walking Festival - Programme Live!

The Festival takes place 5 - 20 October, with over 70 guided walks, events and activities covering the whole of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 


The Beacons of the Past Chilterns LiDAR Portal is now ready! Log on and see what archaeology you can discover! Click here.


Would you like to play a key role in an exciting new £3.75m project to restore landscapes and biodiversity after rail electrification? 

We're seeking two people to be part of a landscape-scale conservation project.


Enjoy the Chilterns vibrant ARTS & CRAFTS scene, with a year round programme of exhibitions, from Bucks Art Weeks to rural art trails, open studios and art in the outdoors.

SEE HERE for ideas and inspiration.

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs

We are thrilled to announce that our Chalk, Cherries & Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme, the largest ever conservation project in the Chilterns, has been awarded £2 million thanks to money raised by National Lottery Players!


Walking Festival
Chilterns LiDAR
We're Recruiting!
Arts & Crafts
Chalk, Cherries & Chairs

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 September 2019

Join the Ver Valley Society in Verulamium Park this coming Sunday to protest against the disappearance of the River Ver and the Chilterns precious chalk rivers.

17 September 2019

12 August 2019

30 July 2019

17 July 2019

What's on

Chilterns Autumn Walking Festival

05 Oct 2019
Summary: It's back! Clean up your boots - we're taking bookings.

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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