Category Archives: AONB

Hikers’ Henley welcomes walkers

Henley-on-Thames, which was launched as a Walkers Are Welcome town on 30 September, is the second in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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Counting owls

I have been doing the British Trust for Ornithology’s Tawny Owl Point Survey, near Wheeler End in Bucks. Continue reading

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The elusive bee-orchid

I got up early on 13 June to look for a bee orchid. Continue reading

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A seventieth birthday gift?

The government’s review of national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty looks positive. We must make sure it is. Continue reading

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Stokenchurch bird-survey

I have taken on a new square near Stokenchurch, Bucks, for the British Trust for Ornithology Breeding Bird Survey. Continue reading

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‘The summer, which is coming, will be fun’

An evening walk in the Chilterns in early May heralds the summer. Continue reading

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Practice for the Big Welsh Walk

With only two months until Ramblers Cymru’s Big Welsh Walk it was time to put in some practice. Continue reading

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