Swaling on the Quantocks

Swaling on the Quantocks

Until 31st March you may see great plumes of…read more.

Keep your dog under close control this spring

Keep your dog under close control this spring

Nothing is more evocative of spring than seeing new…read more.

Annual Report 2015 - 2016

Annual Report 2015 - 2016

Our Annual Report, showing what work the Quantock Hills…read more.

Somerset’s Nature and Wellbeing Project

Somerset’s Nature and Wellbeing Project

A new project to tackle the barriers that prevent…read more.

Photo competition!

Photo competition!

The Quantock AONB and Duke of Edinburgh are looking for your best memories of last year

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Visit Cothelstone Hill

Visit Cothelstone Hill

Find out what to do, where to…read more.

Circular walks

Circular walks

1-2hr circular walks, over hilltops, coast and…read more.

Tourist Information

For Taunton and Bridgwater:

Taunton Visitor Centre, Market House, Fore Street, Taunton TA1 1JD

Tel: 01823 340470  
Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

www.visitsomerset.co.uk/taunton

We are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm

The Quantock Hills

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Are an area of wilderness and tranquillity. Panoramic views lead you through coast, heath and combe. Explore and you will find rocky Jurassic coastline, exposed heathland summits, deep wooded combes, undulating farmland and attractive villages all within this protected landscape.  The Quantock Hills are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), which means that its distinctive character, natural beauty and cultural heritage are so outstanding that it is in the nation’s interest to safeguard them. The area received its protected status in… read more.

latest news

  • Who and what is an AONB partnership?

    Caring for the Quantock Hills AONB is undertaken by many organisations and individuals including…

    Georgie Grant
    13 February 2012, 05.24pm

  • Events on the Quantocks

    2017 Programme of guided walks . Grab your rucksack and flask of sugary tea…

    Georgie Grant
    16 March 2017, 01.55pm

  • Swaling on the Quantocks

    Until 31st March you may see great plumes of smoke rising from the hills.…

    Owen Jones
    01 March 2017, 06.31pm