Heather and Hillforts Landscape Partnership Scheme in Denbighshire
This is the winner of a Medal
A landscape scale project developed with the aims of integrating the conservation and restoration of the heather moorland and Iron Age hillforts and of reconnecting people to the uplands and increasing their enjoyment of its heritage through education, events and audience development.
Areas of research identified were landscape character, heather moorland condition, hillforts condition, people’s perceptions, and access. The results are summarised in a landscape character study, landscape strategy, access and audience development plan, training plan and business plan.
“For an integrated analysis of a cultural landscape of exceptional aesthetic, historical and biodiverse value, and for the development of a management strategy reconciling conservation, recreational use and agricultural interests.”