We’re passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
Love the countryside? Want to help us make it even better? Find out how.
Want to know about things to see and do in the countryside near you? We can help.
Artwork from our free Starry Skies workshops for children during Star Count
Some great facts about light pollution and how you can help
How to get started with astrophotography
Avon and Bristol
Light pollution affects animal and plant life all over the world
The quality of our lives is being diminished by light pollution
We have put together some things to find in the night sky for beginners.
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Join us for our AGM and talk by Patrick Holden - https://mailchi.mp/303310df1626/join-us-for-our-agm-and-talk-by-patrick-holden
We want to celebrate the communities, the places and the people, that make the countryside so great. 💚
Help build a thriving, beautiful countryside for everyone.
Watch and share this film and let us know in the comments what the countryside means to you.
Meet Wilmer 💚
He tells us about his experience of moving to rural Northumberland, how it compares to his life in Honduras and how he's found setting up his own coffee business in the countryside.
What does the countryside mean to you? #WeAreTheCountryside
We were delighted to be involved in this project on #lightpollution. Thanks for the great article @astro_hsd #climatechange #ClimateCrisis
The Sustainable Development Goals are powerful ways to make change happen. Our panel - 20 October - with @GlobalGoalsCtre - addresses the ways that cities and individuals can use the Sustainable Development Goals to make better places. https://www.bristolideas.co.uk/attend/how-do-we-make-the-sustainable-development-goals-work-in-cities/ #FutureCity21
Follow @mendipfarming on Instagram to keep up-to-date with the #FarminginProtectedLandscapes grant programme. Funding to help restore nature, reduce emissions, adapt to climate change & lots more. #mendipfarming #elm #grant #publicgoods
The Plough aka Ursa Major taken in the garden using iphone12promax in BS20 where the light pollution in Portishead seems quite bad this evening. @Birder_Griffon @tern09 @camelbirder @CPREAvonBristol @LiamFox #Nightsky #lightpollution #darkskies
I'm looking to speak with people in Mid- and NE-Somerset about how it feels to live here
I'm interested in thinking about LGBT+ and queer experiences but hope to speak with people of all identities.
Pass this invite on to friends in the area, or RT!
We think you're amazing @amiraaaa_p 💚
Amira started The Wanderlust Women to encourage more Muslim women and other people from diverse backgrounds to get out into our beautiful countryside. 👏 👏
Sun breaking through the early morning mist in the Gordano Valley. #nature #wildlife #sunrise #iPhone12ProMax @WildPortishead @camelbirder @doodlebeth @CPREAvonBristol @Birder_Griffon @MrJonathanMock @laurajporter
Listening to Catherine and Sophie tonight on a sunny evening in Bristol, a perfect blend of two passionate inspiring women @CPREAvonBristol @CPRE @CrispinTruman @lvmeucci
We have opportunities for new Trustees to join CPRE Avon and Bristol, and we welcome applications from all backgrounds. Interested?https://volunteer.cpre.org.uk/opportunities/20474-trustee-trustee-the-countryside-charity-avon-and-bristol-2021-09-09#.YU2RjFvrJeY.twitter
The time for watching has passed. It’s time to act. Because we all know where climate change ends if we don't.
Share this film, voiced by @ChrisGPackham, to show that you want a healthier, greener, fairer world. Join #TheFightThatUnites http://greatbiggreenweek.com
After more than a year of dogged campaigning by @CPRE & our network, supporters & coalition colleagues, this is *mighty* good news to wake up to on a Saturday! Let's create a planning system that puts people, nature & climate at its heart. GO TEAM 💚🙌 https://twitter.com/thetimes/status/1436578015459397634
Good number of Small Copper butterfly’s today. #iPhone12ProMax #nature #Butterflies #wildlife #iPhonephotography @Birder_Griffon @CPREAvonBristol @camelbirder @NIAbbot @WildPortishead @savebutterflies @ForestryEngland
A year ago, the government published its blueprint for the biggest shake-up of the planning system since the Second World War.
Their proposals still threaten local democracy, green spaces and affordable housing.
But where are we, one year on? Find out 👇 https://www.cpre.org.uk/opinions/planning-for-the-future-the-white-paper-one-year-on/
It's at this time of the year that a visit to the countryside can really bear fruit 😅
From elders to sloes, check out our guide to the tasty summer fruit treats you might be able to find on your next countryside walk 😋😋 https://www.cpre.org.uk/discover/focused-foraging/
This is so beautiful
'Hedgerows are sorely overlooked for storing carbon in their shoots, roots, leaf litter and other organic matter in the soil'
We need to plant thousands of miles of hedgerows to tackle the climate crisis and provide a home for nature. Let's get to it!
Simpler days when money was raised by selling badges. 1970s. And @ClevedonPierG1 WAS saved. #fundraising #fundraiser @facesofclevedon @DiscovClevedon @ARALearning @CPREAvonBristol @WCPRailway @CArchives @ArchiveHashtag @SeasideFerry @OnePlaceStudies @KYPNorthSom @LostHeritages