About the Colne Valley
The Colne Valley, with its rich history, diverse landscape and wildlife, has a lot to offer.
Established in 1965, the Colne Valley Regional Park was seen as an important area of land to preserve for leisure and recreation focusing on the string of gravel pits and reservoirs between Rickmansworth and Staines. The potential of the Park for nature conservation was also recognised at an early stage. By the 1970’s the Colne Valley Regional Park had a clear set of wide ranging objectives that have (with minor tweaks over the years) remained till the present day. The six objectives of the Park are: