Breathtaking :

A landscape 250 million years in the making


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


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


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



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.




RT @LymeRegisMuseum: We’re 90% there! Thanks everyone for your generosity & support over the last 21 hours. Let’s see if we can raise the l…


Saving Devon’s Treescapes

Saving Devon’s Treescapes

With alarming predictions that 90% of our ash trees will be lost to ash dieback disease, Devon’s treescapes and the wildlife dependent on them, face an uncertain future. Dealing with such a devastating forecast, we’re partnering with Saving Devon’s Treescapes, a new...

Funding boost as Lower Otter Restoration Project proposals revealed

Funding boost as Lower Otter Restoration Project proposals revealed

Proposals to restore the Otter Estuary to a more natural condition, closer to that which existed two hundred years ago, will be submitted to East Devon District councillors later this year following the approval of a major funding bid. The Lower Otter Restoration...

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.