What we do
We work to conserve and enhance the area’s natural beauty. We do this by working on projects and initiatives with landowners, local communities, visitors and public, private & voluntary organisations. We can provide advice and opportunities to help you do this.
We raise awareness of the value of this outstanding landscape and the diversity of nature and culture within and around the Wye Valley AONB. We encourage you to learn about the Wye Valley, to visit and enjoy it, and get involved, which will benefit both your health and wellbeing and the AONB’s.
We don’t own or manage any land directly so all our work is achieved collaboratively with farmers, landowners, forest owners, rural businesses and local communities. That is how we promote sustainable development, nature recovery and further the statutory AONB Management Plan.
We work on both long-term, landscape-scale initiatives and smaller localised projects, whatever can help implement the statutory AONB Management Plan. Over the years we have gained a considerable amount of experience and expertise in cross-border working and project development and delivery. Click below to see a selection of current Projects that the AONB Unit are leading and also some examples of Past Projects.