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The City of Troy Maze

The City of Troy Maze

A new interpretation panel has been put up at one of the jewels of the Howardian Hills National Landscape – The City of Troy Maze. This is the smallest surviving turf maze in Europe, measuring 5.95 metres (26ft) across. It is one of just eight that survive in England,...

Senior Government Minister visits Howardian Hills

Senior Government Minister visits Howardian Hills

An Access for All bridge at the heart of the Howardian Hills National Landscape was celebrated by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary of State as an inspiring example of a successful collaboration that has improved access to one of the most beautiful...

Welcome to the Howardian Hills National Landscape

Welcome to the Howardian Hills National Landscape

Welcome to the Howardian Hills National Landscape. 22nd November 2023 marked the start of a new chapter in the story of designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in England and Wales. The new name reflects our national importance: the vital contribution...

Dark Skies Roadshow

Dark Skies Roadshow

 To accompany our new dark skies leaflet, we hosted six special stargazing events staged at locations across the Howardian Hills between September 2023 and February 2024. The opportunity was provided to join astronomers to spy celestial wonders through telescopes,...

AONBs in the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

AONBs in the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

On 21 September 2023 Third Reading in the House of Lords, the government’s amendment to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill – to enhance AONB and National Park Management Plans – was passed. The published amendment is here and Earl Howe’s speech on the amendment...

2023 Howardian Hills Newsletter

2023 Howardian Hills Newsletter

Our 2023 Newsletter is printed and on its way out by Royal Mail to all Howardian Hills residents. It is also available in electronic format from our Newsletters page. Please contact us if you would like to receive a printed version.

Time to get busy before the birds and buds do

Time to get busy before the birds and buds do

While the hedgerows are bare of leaves there are a couple of things you can do to improve them. You could lay your hedge, making it more stock-proof and covering up its ‘bare-bottom’ to give more protection to small mammals and birds. To learn how to lay your hedge...

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