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Publications

The Kent Downs AONB Unit produces a variety of publications to help understand more about the AONB and how they can play their part in conserving and enhancing the landscape.  The links below will get you started!

You can keep up to date with what's going on in the Kent Downs AONB by signing up to our newsletter which is delivered to your inbox several times a year!

Farm Diversification Toolkit

The Kent Downs AONB Unit piloted a project to help farmers, landowners and rural businesses who were seeking to make a change to their...

Rural Advice Service Report

Kent Downs Rural Advice Service (KDRAS)  Report of the pilot project 2005-2007 The report “Evaluation of the Kent Downs Rural Advice Service” shows the...

Rural Streets and Lanes - A Design Handbook

Background The Kent Downs AONB, which covers a quarter of Kent, is a nationally important landscape, on a par legally with National Parks. One of...

Kent Downs AONB Farmstead Guidance

The Kent_Downs_AONB_Farmstead_Guidance_is a guide to the design of new landscape works and development to ensure that it respects the...

Landscape Design Handbook

A guide to the design of new landscape works and development to ensure that it respects the distinctive landscape setting and does not undermine the...

Guidance Leaflets - Woodlands

A Series of Guidance Leaflets have been completed to help with the Management of Woodlands and Woodland Habitat: Woodland_Archaelogy_of_the_Kent_Downs Coppicing...

The Kent Downs Orchid Newspaper

The Orchid is packed full of information and stories about the Kent Downs with something for everyone. Our last edition was Spring / Summer 2013 which...

Land Managers Pack

Whether you own a garden, a small piece of land or a farm, this pack will help you to understand the conservation value of your...

Management Plan

In a landscape as important as the Kent Downs it is important to plan for the future.The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 has...