A scheme developed by the AONB Partnership and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund located in the north of the AONB.
The Allen Valleys Landscape Partnership Scheme started in 2014 and runs until 2018. The project will conserve and restore some of the area’s wonderful natural and cultural heritage, making the most of these heritage assets for the benefit of the local economy and our community. Find out how you can get involved by exploring the links below.
- Find out how we are conserving wildlife through our work on haymeadows, blanket bog, native woodland, rivers, red squirrels, lapwings and more.
- Discover what we have planned for our lead mining heritage
- We’ll be uncovering secrets from the past and sharing them with our visitors. Have you got stories to share?
- A new community observatory, electric bikes and improved paths will provide new ways of exploring the Allen Valleys.
- Learn about heritage conservation and pick up some skills through our training and skills programme.
- We will be supporting our visitor economy through developing products for visitors and training for tourism businesses
- To make sure their is a lasting legacy from the scheme we are setting up a Community Benefit Society and hope to develop and income from small-scale renewable energy projects.
Don’t miss out!
The Landscape Partnership has worked hard with community based forums, social media and websites, as well as developing new ones, to keep residents and visitors up-to-date with everything that is going on in the valleys.
Visit the community Facebook page for news and links to other local groups covering events, volunteering and notices. The @AllenValleys Twitter feed is frequently updated with marvelous pictures and notifications of local interest. The AllenValleys.com Website is a wonderful portal for events, business listings, and ideas for what to do when out and about in the valleys.