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Colne Valley Regional Park
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Colne Valley Trail Project

The Colne Valley Trail weaves its way through the heart of the Regional Park and connects the major towns in the Vally including Staines, Uxbridge and Rickmansworth. The trail takes in a variety of habitats including; lakes, woodlands and rivers…
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Positive Management Project

The Landscape Partnership: In 2018, The Colne Valley Regional Park was successful in its bid for £1.6m worth of National Lottery funding. This will be augmented by a further £900k of local funding.

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National Volunteer Week 2019

Join us at the National volunteer week 2019 aims to celebrate all the hard work of volunteers across the country. Here in the Colne Valley Regional Park we greatly appreciate the hard work of all the volunteers that help look after our precious and historic landscape. To say thank you, we are running a series of events from the 1st to the 7th June 2019 that are free and open to join.
Colne Valley Regional Park
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Colne Valley Trail Project

The Colne Valley Trail weaves its way through the heart of the Regional Park and connects the major towns in the Vally including Staines, Uxbridge and Rickmansworth. The trail takes in a variety of habitats including; lakes, woodlands and rivers…
Denham Country Park

Walks through a Changing Landscape

The Colne Valley landscape has always been vulnerable to change:   from gravel extraction, to farming and agriculture, to digging the canals and building the M25 ‘Walks through a Changing Landscape’ is a project which will celebrate the…
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Positive Management Project

The Landscape Partnership: In 2018, The Colne Valley Regional Park was successful in its bid for £1.6m worth of National Lottery funding. This will be augmented by a further £900k of local funding.
Child foraging
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15 Amazing Things to do in Colne Valley Regional Park

Walk along the canal. The Grand Union Canal runs through the Colne Valley from West Drayton to Rickmansworth. It has miles of towpath on which you can walk or cycle, and offers beautiful, serene views of the countryside. Boat down the…
Figure 1. Fish and eel passage installed at Thorney weir in Thorney
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Fish Highways

River networks are a fundamentally important habitat. They have shaped the landscape and our relationship with water for millennia. Over time, people have made numerous modifications to watercourses, harnessing them to serve their needs.