Leave a footprint…

Donating a gate can be a nice way to mark a special event such as an anniversary or an important birthday, or to remember a special person. At the same time, you’ll be helping to improve access and safety for the thousands of walkers that enjoy the Chilterns every year.

Donated gates can be fitted with a plaque which for example could include the name of the donor, a special date or a short memorial inscription.

Installation is carried out by our path maintenance volunteers and is intended to improve access for all users particularly those who find stiles difficult to cope with. Some of the gates we install are specifically designed for use with mobility vehicles.

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To donate a gate…

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  • Please contact the Chiltern Society office on 01494 771250, or use the Donate-a-Gate application form.
  • Please print out the application form, complete it and return it as described in the form.

Thank you.

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Other ways to help…

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Join Us

Chiltern Society membership is a very simple way to do something practical to help protect and maintain the Chilterns’ landscape and way of life.

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Volunteer

As a charity, we do not receive any state grant or subsidy for our work. Please help us care for the Chilterns by making a donation here.

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Leave a legacy

Help to protect the Chilterns for future generations by remembering us in your Will.

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Did you know that…?

Over 400 gates have been donated by our generous supporters.