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A landscape 250 million years in the making

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Find walks and trails to enjoy, beaches to play on, great local food, activities for all ages and rich local history.

Projects

 Our work to conserve and enhance the landscape, heritage, wildlife and communities of the AONB.

Nature

Find out about our Colchester Declaration and our commitment to nature  – protecting & recovering wildlife and habitats 

Ambassadors

Ambassadors

All across the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) there are individuals, businesses, groups and organisations who support our work and deeply value the local landscape, cultural heritage and biodiversity.

Each has pledged a commitment to living and working in ways that promote sustainability and help to protect the environment – together they are our Ambassadors.

If you are interested in supporting, celebrating and looking after the East Devon AONB, you’re invited to become an Ambassador too.

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Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt – Volunteer surveyors needed!

Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt – Volunteer surveyors needed!

We need volunteers to help us explore East Devon’s historic hedgerows to survey blackthorn for the beautiful eggs of the Brown Hairstreak butterfly. Keen eyes and patience are needed for this rewarding conservation work, but no experience is necessary as full training...

Heath Lobelia – Safeguarding special species

Heath Lobelia – Safeguarding special species

The Heath Lobelia, Lobelia urens, an incredibly rare wildflower, was actually first discovered growing in the UK, here in this area in the 1770s. It was discovered by William Newbery, a herbalist from Heathstock. Belonging to the Campanulaceae family, the Heath...

About Us

In England and Wales, our finest landscapes have been conserved through designation as National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). The East Devon AONB was designated in 1963 and is one of the 46 AONBs situated across the UK. 

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The East Devon AONB Partnership is a joint initiative funded by the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, East Devon District Council & Devon County Council. The Partnership is a member of the National Association for AONBs.