This project will investigate locally specific views on tranquillity and non-tranquillity by engaging and consulting with local communities.  From this process visual models and maps of tranquillity will be created through a Geographical Information System (GIS) which will enable the results of the consultation to be easily communicated to all audiences.

The benchmark of tranquillity will also act as a management indicator over coming years, and will contribute to and enhance future planning and management decisions in the Darent Valley.

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Tranquillity
Tranquillity

Tranquility is an elusive quality, which is beautifully depicted in Samuel Palmer’s ‘Cornfield by Moonlight’. It has always been...

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