Blackwater Valley Countryside

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On the borders of the English counties of Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey


Blackthorn blossomPlease be aware there is flooding throughout the valley, along the main Blackwater Valley Path.  As there has been no significant dry spells then the chance of paths reflooding remains high.

Walk The Path 2014
Sunday 27th April - Sandhurst to Swallowfield
Come and join this 10mile (17km) walk along the lower reaches of the River Blackwater.
Costs £10/person, £6 for BVC Trust Members
Pre-booking essential and avaliable from 3rd February.
Visit for full details and a booking form


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Volunteer work programme
Details of our latest work programme covering January, February and March

about valley

about valley
History and geology,
the River Blackwater, transport, maps
countryside & recreation and sites to visit



Walking, cycling, angling, running, watersports, horse riding, golf, the Blackwater Valley Path and places to go.


The riverlakes & ponds, the Valley’s grasslandwetland and woodland habitats, plus valley diary and conservation


Information for conservation volunteers including news, local groups, training , task programmes

Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust
If you want to help protect our treasured ‘green corridor’ the Blackwater Valley become a member of the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust.    

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Facilities, opportunities for the disabled.