Would you like to play a key role in an exciting new £2.8m Landscape Partnership Scheme in the Chilterns?

We're seeking an experienced Ecology and Land Management Adviser and a Communications and Engagement Officer to join our team! 


Chilterns Walking Festival

The Spring 2019 Walking Festival will take place 18th May - 2nd June!

The programme includes over 70 guided walks, events and activities covering the whole of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 


Wildlife Cruises

The Chilterns Conservation Board and Hobbs of Henley are running a series of cruises starting on Tuesday 16th April. Discover the wildlife of the River Thames by boat on a 90 minute voyage from Henley-on-Thames. An expert guide will help you identify what you see. 

see 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)

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!


We're Recruiting!
Walking Festival
Wildlife Cruises on the River Thames
Beacons of the Past
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

09 April 2019

90% of the 2 bn Ash trees across the UK are likely to be infected by Ash dieback in years to come. The Tree Council have created a useful toolkit that outlines the issues & explains the steps to take to prepare as it spreads.

04 April 2019

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31 January 2019

What's on

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Ashridge Estate

15 Apr 2019 10:00 to 22 Apr 2019 16:00
Summary: Family Easter trail

Hillforts: GIS for Archaeology Workshop 5 - Chinnor

26 Apr 2019 10:00 to 14:00
Summary: An introductory workshop on the use of GIS in archaeology

ARMI Riverfly Monitoring workshop

27 Apr 2019 09:30 to 17:00
Summary: Full day workshop providing training in the Anglers' Riverfly Monitoring Initiative survey technique

Hillforts: An Introduction to LiDAR for Archaeology 9: Berkhamsted-(ish)

15 May 2019 10:00 to 12:30
Summary: A free workshop introducing the technique of LiDAR for Archaeological survey

Hillforts: An Introduction to LiDAR for Archaeology 10: Berkhamsted(-ish)

15 May 2019 13:00 to 15:30
Summary: An introductory workshop on LiDAR Survey and its use for archaeology

Chiltern Challenge

27 Jul 2019 06:45 to 28 Jul 2019 00:00
Summary: Walk, jog or run this 100km route round the Chilterns

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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