Countryside Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

The finalists for CPRE Hampshire's 2018 Countryside Awards have been announced.

The 19 finalists for the Countryside Awards 2018 have been announced this week.

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Hampshire have revealed the names of the finalists in the four awards categories. The shortlists are below:

Community and Voluntary (sponsored by Southern Co-operative) 

Friends of Lepe

Overton Walking for Health

Petersfield Community Trees

Sparsholt Village Shop Association and Post Office

Walkers are Welcome Whitchurch

 Young People (sponsored by Forest Holidays)

Oasis Down to Earth Farm

Minestead Study Centre


Winchester Youth Counselling

Wildflower Kindergarten

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Rural Communities (sponsored by Hildon Natural Mineral Water)

Beechcroft Farm

Exton Vineyard

Gorilla Spirits

The Wessex Wild Plum Company

Making Places (sponsored by Hastoe)

Better Boundaries

Hillier’s Haven

Longstock Park Water Gardens

Symonds Close

Each finalist will be put forward and the public can vote online for which organisation they think deserve to win the top prize of £500 (only one vote per person please).

Voting opens on 19th July and further details of each finalist and how to vote can be found on the CPRE website at