Visit the Chilterns
Quintessential English countryside, an impressive selection of pubs and restaurants, and historic market towns, the Chilterns AONB has it all.
The Chilterns AONB is a truly wondrous place to visit at any time of the year. With breathtaking views, sweeping chalk hills, peaceful pathways, flower-filled woodlands, grand and historic attractions, quaint market towns, tucked-way villages, excellent local produce and myriad places to stay, there is something for everyone.
The Chilterns AONB is also very accessible. It offers 324 square miles of countryside on the doorsteps of London and Oxford. Short breaks call for short journeys, and visitors will find the area quick to reach by train or car, and easy to explore with boots, buggies, bikes or boats.
Why choose the Chilterns?
Choose the Chilterns for activity, exploration, mindfulness, entertainment and indulgence. Shaped and characterised by nature, agriculture, industry and centuries of habitation, the Chilterns is a living, working area of countryside that was once the ‘larder of London’. The growing, trading and enjoyment of good local food and drink is still very much at its heart today.
Let our website guide you to the best experience for you and delight in a taste of the Chilterns life
Explore the Chilterns
The Chilterns is renowned for its stunning countryside, picturesque villages and diverse wildlife. Accessibility is a key focus to ensure that everyone can enjoy its natural treasures.