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

Consultation Documents

Corfe Mullen to Salisbury Pipeline

This Wessex Water leaflet describes the new new water supply pipe being constructed to transfer water through the AONB from Corfe Mullen in East Dorset, to Salisbury in Wiltshire via Blandford and Shaftesbury.

Corfe Mullen to Salisbury Pipeline (PDF, 360kb)

A guide to conserving and enhancing the setting of the rural road network

This is a consultation document which is being launched at the Planning & Transportation Seminar on the 10th May 2012.

Draft Rural Road Network (PDF, 4.5MB)

Other AONB Publications

Enhancing the visitor economy

Encouraging a sustainable approach to the visitor economy of the Cranborne Chase AONB (PDF 800Kb) - 19th January 2012

Rural Highways

A Guide to Conserving and Enhancing the Landscape Settings of our Rural Highways (PDF 2.2Mb) - April 2016

Archaeology on your farm

Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is world famous for the range and quality of its archaeological remains. Looking after archaeology brings benefits for farmers and land managers, while enriching the landscape for everyone.

Archaeology on your Farm: Gaining from History (PDF, 900Kb)


Leaflet of producers in the AONB, and a map and guide for visitors. If you would like copies of these leaflets sent to you, please contact us.

2 page guide to local producers in the AONB (PDF, 1MB)

2 page map and information guide for visitors (PDF, 1MB)

The Legal Record of Rights of Way leaflet

County Councils have the responsibility for managing Rights Of Way (RoW). Each county has a team of RoW officers who carry out maintenance of the Legal Record of Public Rights of Way.

This booklet contains information relating to Rights of Way, the legal record and the definitive map modification process. It also contains information relating to the AONB Access Group

Rights of Way Leaflet (PDF, 963kB)

Guidance and advice for Statutory Bodies

England’s statutory landscape designations: a practical guide to your duty of regard (PDF, 1Mb).

Guidance and Advice for Statutory Bodies (PDF, 600Kb).

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2016/2017 (PDF 1.1Mb)

Annual Report 2015/2016 (PDF)

Annual Report 2014/2015 (PDF)

Annual Report 2013/14 (PDF)

Annual Report 2012/13 (PDF)

Annual Review 2011/2012 (PDF 3.6Mb).

Annual Review 2007/2008 (PDF, 2.2Mb).

Woodfuel & Woodlands

A Guide to Small Scale Biomass Heating Projects (PDF, 700Kb).

Woodland Project Methodology (PDF, 1Mb)

Our publication 'A landscape view of trees and woodlands' provides a description of our woodlands that is more complete and is at a greater resolution than has ever been achieved before. It gives guidelines to woodland owners, land managers and advisers that are intended to provide a broad basis for management decisions, rather than site-specific advice.

A landscape view of trees and woodlands (PDF, 7.3Mb)

South Wiltshire Farmland Bird Project Documents

Archive page from website (PDF 1Mb)

Project Summary (PDF 1.2Mb)

Final Project Report (PDF 3.3Mb)