Denham Country Park

Home to the Colne Valley Visitor Centre and nestled in the middle of the Colne Valley sits Denham Country Park. With almost 70 acres of meadows, rivers, canals, lakes and woods the Park provides enough variety to cater to everyone’s taste. Whether you are walking the towpath from Cowley, Uxbridge or Rickmansworth, going for a hack…

February Half Term Events

In typical British fashion, the weather is unable to make up its mind. Snow flurries one minute and sunshine the next. But, with half term upon us, there’s one thing for certain, and that children will have energy to burn. Luckily, we have lots of lovey family activities for this very eventuality! Black Park Please click…

Public Exhibition – Reducing the Impact of HS2

If you live in or around the Colne Valley, you will be well aware that HS2 in in danger of drastically affecting our countryside. The Colne Valley Regional Park Panel is working tirelessly to limit these changes, and we need your help. HS2 has allocated £3 million for projects that will benefit the Colne Valley, and we want your input…

Colne Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme

Groundwork is leading a partnership of organisations in a bid to bring over £2m into the Colne Valley Regional Park and neighbouring areas! The Scheme is called ‘Colne Valley – Landscape on the Edge’ and covers an area of 126km2 In November 2016, the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded Development Stage funding which will support the…

Should You Visit the Colne Valley?

Should you  visit the Colne Valley? We’ve developed a flowchart to aid your decision making process. Check out our previous posts about walks!

Christmas at the Colne Valley

Last Sunday, the Colne Valley Visitor Centre hosted a wreath making and live carols event. The centre was full of the smell of mulled apple juice, homemade soup and mince pies, and while people tucked into lunch they listened, and sang along, to carols such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, The Holly and the Ivy…

Friends of the Colne Valley

Join the Friends of the Colne Valley Park to help make the Colne Valley a greener and more enjoyable place in which to live, work and play. Based at the Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre in Denham Country Park, the Friends are involved in walks, talks, childrens events, bazaars and the Colne Valley Festival – all…

Winter Events in The Colne Valley

Winter is a beautiful time to explore the countryside. An early morning walk will give you the satisfying crunch of frost underfoot, not to mention plenty of gorgeous frozen spiderswebs to admire. However, if that isn’t enough to entice you from your warm home, see below for a selection of places to visit and events being…