• Cranborne Chase AONB Office, Rushmore Farm, Tinkley Bottom, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, SP5 5QA  Tel: 01725 517417

Cranborne Chase AONB will launch its exciting new Augemented Reality App in 2020. Thanks to funding through the Dorset Local Action Group, part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, the mobile app will enable people to travel back in time to explore Cranborne Chase’s ancient landscape and meet characters from the past along the way http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/rurdev/index_en.htm 


Dec 1, 2024

Cranborne Chase AONB has been awarded funding through the Countryside Stewardship (CS) facilitation fund. The scheme is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).

Jan 30, 2020

Creating local history projects - free training on the heritage of Cranborne Chase and the Chalke Valley for teachers, by Historic England: Three available dates.

The Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is delighted to offer a free one day training course to teachers of all age groups in and around Cranborne Chase, to capitalise on the extraordinary, unique heritage of the area, and to suggest great places to go to get started with a local heritage study. Teachers can also learn techniques and ideas to extend children’s understanding of how people lived in the past.

Refreshments and lunch are included in the training.

All welcome to attend. For more information and to book your place please call 01725 517417 or email the team Support Officer: sarahforwood@cranbornechase.org.uk

Jan 27, 2020

Join us in Sixpenny Handley for an evening of stargazing with the Wessex Astronomical Society. To book, email info@cranbornechase.org.uk or call 01725 517417

Jan 8, 2020

Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund – Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE)

Oct 25, 2019

Cranborne Chase becomes the first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country to be designated in its entirety as an International Dark-Sky Reserve

Oct 18, 2019

The Cranborne Chase AONB team is moving to Tollard Royal from Tuesday 8 October. 

Sep 30, 2019