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Prestwood Nature Sites

Featured here are two of the places that Prestwood Nature are looking after.

Saturday 29th September 2-4 pm

The third in the series of country walks around Prestwood, led by Karen van Oostrum to see how the many varied fruits and plants found in our hedgerows change with the seasons.

This is a free event - ideal for families with children

Meet outside Prestwood Village Hall at 2pm

Wear suitable shoes for walking in the countryside and clothing appropriate for the weather!

Please let us know if you are planning to come so that we do not go without you!

For more information phone Karen van Oostrum 07910 684 339 or email to

Welcome to Prestwood Nature

Sheepwash Pond

An ancient pond on the old Prestwood Commons that was used as a watering place for animals on their way to market.

The pond has been restored by Prestwood Nature volunteers. See our Sheepwash Page for more details.

If you would like to help us come and join one of our work parties.  Look on our Events Page for the dates and times.

Angling Spring Wood

On a recent walk round the wood, more than 30 people joined John Morris,  Director of the Chiltern Woodlands Project, to hear about the way the woodland is managed and learn about future plans.

Jenny Smith has written an article describing the issues that were raised. Click here

Sheepwash Pond

Junior Wildlife Photo Competition
is still open for entries

Work Party - Sunday 30th September
10 am to 1pm

Come and see what we are doing and tell us how you would like to see Sheepwash develop.  Click here for a map.

We are the Local Environment Group for the area around Prestwood in Buckinghamshire, including Great Missenden,
The Hampdens, The Kingshills, North Dean and Speen

Our Aims

We aim to protect and enhance the quality of the natural environment through the involvement of local people.

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Prestwood Nature The Local Environment Group for the Prestwood Area