Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Landscape Character Assessment
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1. Introduction

The Cotswolds was designated as an AONB in 1966, in recognition of its special landscape character. The outstanding natural beauty of the area is derived from its remarkable visual unity, and yet scenic diversity. The unifying factor is, of course, the underlying geology.

  • 1.01 Appointment and Brief
  • 1.02 Purpose of the Cotswolds AONB Landscape Character Assessment
  • 1.03 Approach and Methodology
  • 1.04 The Scope and Context of the Study
  • 1.05 AONB Partnership Landscape Character Assessments
  • 1.06 Parallel Projects and Surveys
  • 1.07 Structure of the Report

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