Area of Outstanding National Beauty (AONB)

National Landscapes (legally known as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – AONBs) are nationally important landscapes, designated under the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act. Their primary purpose is to ‘conserve and enhance natural beauty’. As of the 22nd November 2023, AONBs were re-branded as ‘National Landscapes’. In legal terms they are […]