• National Association for AONBs (NAAONB) and National Parks England sign new Accord

    The National Association for AONBs (NAAONB) and National Parks England (NPE) today signed an Accord which builds on and strengthens the significant joint working and collaboration that already exists at national and local level. Through the Accord, we celebrate the distinctiveness of our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks; acknowledging their differences; and …

  • Down to the Coast celebrates £1.5m Heritage Lottery Fund grant

    The Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is celebrating the announcement of a grant award of more than £1.5million from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The grant has been awarded for its landscape partnership scheme – Down to the Coast – the focus of which is the intricate and diverse landscape of the eastern …

  • An Outstanding Week in September! #outstandingweek @naaonb @aonbfamily

    September has always been an outstanding month in our countryside with harvests being brought safely home, trees and meadows taking on their autumnal colours, skies offering a full palette of hues, musky bonfires lingering in the evening air and a more general welcoming calmness for visitors September this year, however, promises to be even more …

  • Isle of Wight Cycling Festival – 5 -27 September 2015

    The Isle of Wight Cycling Festival takes place from 5 – 27 September. An excellent opportunity to get out and about in Wight AONB. Sign up for some rides through some spectacular countryside today! http://www.sunseaandcycling.co.uk/