Wildlife on the Move

The Chilterns Conservation Board and Hobbs of Henley invite you to enjoy the wildlife of the River Thames from the luxury of a pleasure craft this summer. An expert volunteer guide will help you identify the wildlife and other hidden treasure on a 75-minute trip, see 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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Food and Drink

Find out more about the thriving food and drink sector in the Chilterns.

For information and inspiration click here.

Chilterns Walking Festival

We held our first walking festival from 15- 29 May. The Autumn festival will take place from 18 September - 1 October.

Additional walks and more details here

Wildlife on the Move
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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

25 July 2017

If you’re looking for a summer holiday activity, what better way to get out into the countryside, learn about nature and help protect butterflies.


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10 May 2017

What's on

Buzzyhumming Summer (Roald Dahl and the Chilterns)

02 Jul 2017 12:00 to 03 Sep 2017 15:00

Wildlife on the Move

25 Jul 2017 15:00 to 29 Aug 2017 15:00

Lunchtime walks

16 Aug 2017

Goring & Streatley Food & Drink Festival

09 Sep 2017 13:00 to 14:00

Lunchtime walks

15 Sep 2017

My Wild Chilterns

23 Sep 2017
Summary: A day for the whole family, the event is planned to celebrate our Chilterns landscape and the fantastic wildlife it has to offer, with College Lake as the perfect backdrop!


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!

Volunteering

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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