Landscapes for Life
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of the UK’s most cherished and outstanding landscapes.
The Wye Valley AONB Unit, the small team of dedicated staff based in Monmouth, carry out collaborative projects, working closely with organisations, communities and individuals. A selection of our current and past projects are outlined below.
With our partners, we run projects that help to conserve and enhance the AONB’s cultural and natural heritage, covering:
If you have an idea for a project that will help conserve or enhance the landscape and natural beauty of the Wye Valley AONB, and/or the enjoyment and appreciation of it, please get in touch. We may be able to advise you on developing your proposal and point you towards potential funding, or we may be able to work in partnership, bringing others together to help turn your ideas into reality.
This project captures people’s feelings, fears and hopes as they live through the pandemic in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Monmouth-based photographer and film maker Emma Drabble has been documenting the impact of Covid-19 on rural lives and businesses, revealing an incredible web of human spirit in the face of adversity.