The Nature Conservation Group for the Prestwood Area

About Prestwood Nature

We are the Nature Conservation Group for the area around Prestwood, including Great Missenden,
The Hampdens, The Kingshills, North Dean and Speen

Our Aims

Prestwood Nature aims to protect and enhance the quality of the natural environment through the involvement of local people.

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Protecting Our Own Environment Registered charity No. 1114685

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Co-op fund for Boug’s Meadow  raised £2180

Vandalism again at Sheepwash

What can we do about it?

On Friday evening 17th June vandals again damaged the viewing platform at the Sheepwash pond on Honor End Lane.

This is not the first time vandals have senselessly damaged the platform and it is very dispiriting for the Prestwood Nature volunteers who work so hard at Sheepwash and for the many local people who use and cherish the place.

What do you think we should do?  There is a limit to how long we can continue to spend our members’ subscriptions repairing the damage caused by these vandals.

Please let us know your views by sending us a message using the “Contact Us” form or email to:

For the past 6 months,  anyone who purchased own-brand products from the Great Missenden Coop were able to nominate Prestwood Nature as the local charity to receive 1% of what they spent. This raised a total of £2180 which was presented to us on 19th April by Neil Smith, manager of the Great Missenden Co-op.  

The money will be spent helping us to turn Boug’s Meadow into a wild-flower meadow in the heart of Great Missenden.

Are you aged 16 or under and fancy yourself as a Wildlife Photographer?

This summer Prestwood Nature are holding a Junior Wildlife Photo Competition.   

Pictures of any wildlife subject can be entered - trees,  plants,  animals,  birds,  insects.

You do not have to be a member of Prestwood Nature to enter but you must be 16 or younger when you took the picture.    For details of how to enter and for our full terms and conditions click here to go to our Photo Competition Page