We’ve launched a formal consultation for the Chilterns AONB Draft Management Plan 2019-2024, giving the public a chance to have their say and ensure that future generations continue to benefit from the special qualities the Chilterns AONB has to offer. 


Look out for the festive Chilterns craft fairs this November, featuring beautiful Chilterns arts and crafts inspired by the landscape. Your chance to take home a little slice of the Chilterns! CLICK HERE for details

Find out the latest about our HLF-supported Chilterns Hillfort project, from our research design to volunteer opportunities and see how you can get involved! Click here.

Photo: Sharpenhoe Clappers, Bedfordshire (credit John Morris)


The finalists have been revealed! Who will be your winner? Vote for your favourite by the 15th November. 


image credit: Colin Drake
AONB Management Plan Review
Chilterns Crafts & Gifts
Beacons of the Past
Photography Competition

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

Hitchin Wine & Food Festival

17 Nov 2018
Summary: Hitchin Wine and Food Festival is now in it’s 10th year, organised by the Rotary Club of Hitchin Tilehouse.

A Very Royal Christmas: A visit from the Faery

23 Nov 2018 11:00 to 15:00
Summary: See the Manor decorated in all its Victorian splendour.

Wendover Christmas at the Manor

23 Nov 2018
Summary: Artisan Crafts, Food and Drinks Market

Christmas at Stonor

28 Nov 2018 10:00 to 09 Dec 2018 16:00

Tring Together Christmas Festival

30 Nov 2018
Summary: Tring’s largest Free event of the year – don’t miss out!

Redbourn Christmas Market

02 Dec 2018
Summary: Visit the pretty historic village of Redbourn as we come together to celebrate authentic and quality local crafts, food and music.

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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