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What’s New at Woodoaks Farm?

Exciting things are happening at Woodoaks Farm near Maple Cross: they're turning organic. Discover more about what that really means, the history and legacy of the farm, their new dynamic mission and how the Colne Valley Park team are getting involved to support them.

Goose connections

We work hard to protect the Colne Valley for both wildlife and people – below is the story of some of the geese resident in the Colne Valley written by Mary Pearson one of our amazing volunteers.


The Colne Valley Regional Park is Fighting for its Life

The Colne Valley is facing unprecedented pressures and is fighting for its life to maintain its vital role as high quality, wildlife rich, productive and accessible green space for local people. We have sent a briefing note outlining the situation to local MPs and Local Councils.

River Ash Improvements Update 2021

The River Ash in Ashford has been re-naturalised for the benefit of wildlife and people, learn more here about how these improvements are bedding in.

People making a difference in the Colne Valley Park

We are very fortunate to have some conscientious volunteers here in the Colne Valley Park, learn more here about some of the hard work they do.

Explore your Colne Valley Park – Spring edition is ready!

Welcome to our new spring newsletter which shares ideas on things to do at this time of year, interesting information about your local countryside and the work we do and includes why BBC’s Countryfile came to visit us. You can collect a copy from our Riverside café based at the Colne Valley Visitor Centre in Denham Country Park or take a little break and read the latest edition online here.

The Ivers – Volunteers at Work

It is fantastic to see locals groups inspired by the coronavirus lockdown to volunteer to improve their local environment in the Colne Valley Regional Park. In Iver, a volunteer group has been doing an amazing job for some time. This article explains more about the group’s origins and how they work.

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 bringing 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..