What We Do
We work in partnership and aim to achieve
• an outstanding landscape, rich in wildlife and cultural heritage
• a thriving, sustainable economy and vibrant communities
• a strong connection between people and the landscape
Our Vision for the Future
Our long-term vision for the AONB in 2035 is:
Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a landscape of international importance, whose distinctive character is conserved and enhanced for future generations.
It is a place that is much loved and highly valued for its strong sense of place, unique geology, rich wildlife and cultural heritage and the benefits it provides to society.
Its distinctive landscape character – an intimate mosaic of low limestone hills, woodland, wetland, pastures, limestone pavements, intertidal flats, coastal scenery and distinctive settlements – is enjoyed, cherished and conserved by those who live, work in and visit the area.
The high quality landscape supports and is supported by the area’s thriving rural economy and vibrant diverse local communities. There are many and varied opportunities for people to access, enjoy and understand the area’s special qualities and participate in their conservation, creating a strong connection with nature and the landscape.
Challenges and pressures are effectively and sensitively managed in an integrated way through a partnership approach. The area’s natural and cultural assets are managed and used wisely for future generations.