Archaeological Information and Advice (AIA) helps protect and manage Warwickshire’s Historic Environment by providing specialist archaeological advice in response to land use change and land management. AIA maintains the Historic Environment Record bringing together information about Warwickshire’s historic and archaeological sites and finds.
Experts in archaeological excavation, historic building recording can be commissioned to deliver original and stimulating outreach and publicity, as well as strategic guidance and training for community projects throughout Warwickshire and beyond.
Many local groups are interested in exploring and researching their historic environment and only lack the experience and knowhow to drive a project forward. We can provide the training and expertise needed to secure funding and assure outcomes your community can enjoy.
CPRE Warwickshire is fighting for a beautiful and thriving countryside that all of us can enjoy for generations to come. We are passionate about protecting the county's countryside.
Our aim will be to integrate urban growth into our natural habitat in a way that is sustainable to our natural ecosystems.
To enhance and protect the Abbey Fields in Kenilworth for the enjoyment of the local and wider community, in co-operation with Warwick District Council.
Foundry Wood is a managed access community woodland. Through volunteer work parties we have made the site accessible by creating paths and facilities for all to use. Now the woodland is open most days for you to enjoy this unique natural environment.
Geograph is a documentary project, now entering its 10th year, to photograph Great Britain and Ireland in their entirety. We have a growing collection of over 4 million images of Great Britain and Ireland. A quick search suggests that we have at least 44,000 mostly contemporary or recent images of Warwickshire locations, plus at least 30,000 of places once in the historic county — Coventry, Solihull, Tamworth and much of Birmingham.
Heritage and Culture Warwickshire’s geology collection comprises approximately 16 000 rock, mineral and fossil specimens of local, regional, national and international provenance. The main strengths of the collections lie in Warwickshire specimens, notably Triassic vertebrate fossils and Lower Jurassic fossils in general.
The collection is founded upon a historic collection of plant specimens, taxidermy, insects and shells, inherited from the 19th century collecting activities of the Warwickshire Natural History and Archaeological Society.
The Historic Environment Record (HER) is a record of all the historic and archaeological sites and finds within the county. Accessed through a computer and map based system, the record incorporates a wide range of sources, including aerial photographs, published and unpublished material, and historic and modern maps.
We are a friendly and informal voluntary group, working in cooperation with the Warwickshire County Council. Our main aim is to clear and waymark a hundred plus rights of way - footpaths and bridleways in Kenilworth and the surrounding parishes.
The Princethorpe Woodlands Living Landscape Project aims to restore an ancient wooded landscape connected by hedgerows, grasslands, trees and ponds, full of historical sites, to one rich in wildlife and accessible to all.
Sun Rising is a dedicated natural burial ground and nature reserve in South Warwickshire, providing a beautiful option for laying loved ones to rest in a place of deep natural peace.
The Tame Valley Wetlands is a landscape partnership scheme, led by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and a partnership of local and national organisations. Our vision is to create a wetland landscape, rich in wildlife and accessible to all.
The Coventry Tree Warden Network (CTWN) was finally constituted in the Spring of 2014. The objectives of the group is to raise the profile of trees and hedgerows around Coventry and its environs.
This Society, founded in 1954, is open to anyone with an interest in the natural environment. The Society holds indoor meetings on alternate Thursdays from September to March with a variety of speakers, together with field meetings during the summer.
We are a group of volunteers who seek to participate in and promote the conservation of bats and their habitats in Warwickshire.
The WBRC is the most comprehensive data bank of species and habitat records in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. WBRC has collated biological and geological records since 1974. The WBRC collates and manages records to underpin professional, sound and timely ecological advice to assist the public, council and partners in the delivery of their biodiversity statutory duties.
WDCG is currently managing c.900 nest tubes at eight sites with the assistance of two local conservation groups, the Earlswood Wildlife Partnership and the Stour Valley Wildlife Action Group. More information about the group including all the newsletters can be seen on the Dormouse Conservation Group webpage on the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust website.
Warwickshire Gardens Trust aims to provide members with a programme of lectures, visits and newsletters; to survey, research and make records of the county's gardens and parks; to raise awareness of gardens and parks, by lectures and visits; to promote co-operation between owners, residents, and local government; and help with advice.
Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group (WGCG) was established in 1990. This was by few enthusiasts who wanted to raise awareness of and conserve the many rock exposures dotted around the county. The membership has since grown and includes many enthusiastic amateurs, students and teachers as well as some professional geologists.
Warwickshire is a county known for its leafy lanes, sleepy villages, and the bustle of its vibrant market towns. Warwickshire’s heritage stretches back for centuries as you would imagine – as you will find on a visit to Roman Alcester, the castles at Warwick and Kenilworth, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Northern Warwickshire’s links with George Eliot, or Rugby’s sporting history.