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Bluebell and Springtime walks with the Colne Valley Park

If you live locally then why not take a springtime bluebell walk and visit one of the wonderful woodlands in the Park that shares this this gorgeous spectacle but be warned – they don’t last for long, typically, bluebells appear from mid-April to late May, depending on the weather.

Great Buggy and pram walks in the Colne Valley Regional Park

A walk in the countryside is a great way to keep young children entertained, give them some fresh air, vitamin d, and stimulate their minds by brining them close to nature. Let’s face it young children always sleep better after some fresh air and exercise outside, so it is well worth building a few walks into your family routine and we hope to help with our below list of favourite walks in the Colne Valley Park which are suitable for buggies and prams..


Surprise! It’s BBC Countryfile

We were very excited when the Colne Valley Regional Park was featuring on the programme, along with some of our Landscape Partnership Project too, which are supported by the Heritage Lottery.

Keeping the Colne Valley Park beautiful

It has been wonderful to see so many people really enjoying their local countryside and exploring new areas that they never knew existed. Although most people are respectful of their surroundings, unfortunately we have seen an increase in littering, fly-tipping and thoughtless actions which cause damage and can harm wildlife and cattle.
Tony Booker

Angling and nature conservation – working in partnership in the Colne Valley Regional Park

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and the Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative (CVFC), which represents the interests of angling clubs in the Colne Valley, are working together to celebrate the role anglers play as stewards of wetland environments and to help clubs maximise the potential of their fisheries for both fish and wildlife. Supported by the Colne Valley Landscape Partnership programme funded by Heritage Lottery...

The Arts Society Gerrards Cross – Children’s Art Competition

You could win a £50 voucher in our art competition! So, dust off your arts and craft stuff, rummage through your mum’s sewing box, check out your recycling and create a memory of your visit to the Colne Valley Park...

Natural Connections Project Gains Grant from Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Groundwork South and London Borough of Hillingdon submitted a joint bid to the government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund for a project entitled ‘Natural Connections : Colne Valley Park’. We are excited to report that our project was approved.

Colne Valley Regional Park reaction to Supreme Court ruling

The Colne Valley Regional Park remains fundamentally opposed to the current expansion plans being promoted by Heathrow Airport Limited, especially its proposal for a third runway....

Nature’s Space Invaders

The watercourses are the blue veins of the Colne Valley Regional Park, providing a lifeline for all wildlife, encouraging a diversity of aquatic and terrestrial species and giving a vital source of water, recreation and relaxation for us humans, too. Sadly, they face many challenges and threats, main ones are over-abstraction, pollution, high water consumption and the widespread problem of non-native invasive species (NNIS) our ‘space invaders’ Find out how we are helping....