New 3-year walking festival!

The first Spring festival will take place from 15-29 May 2017 with over 90 walks and events on offer, including nature walks, pub walks, vineyard tours, boating walks on the Thames, Iron Age feast, electric bike tours and much more.

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In the coming weeks you are invited to sample some of the delicious local fare through a series of tours and tastings, from vineyard and brewery tours to an Iron Age Masterchef. Visit our website for the latest event listings.

Ten perfect pub walks

Food and walking - what a brilliant combination to explore the Chilterns.  This Telegraph article explores the ten best pub walks in the uncrowded alternative to the Cotswolds!

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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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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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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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