So much more than the view

So much more than the view

England's landscapes - a hidden powerhouse

Planning and the AONB

Planning and the AONB

How the AONB Service is involved in the planning…read more.

What the AONB Service did last year

What the AONB Service did last year

Last year's highlights and our Annual Report

Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014-2019

Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014-2019

This is the the Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014…read more.

Another step along the Coleridge Way

Another step along the Coleridge Way

The Coleridge Way has now been extended…read more.

50 things to do in the Quantock Hills

50 things to do in the Quantock Hills

We asked 'what's your favourite thing to…read more.

Tourist Information

For Taunton and Bridgwater:
Library, Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3XZ
Tel: 01823 336344   Fax: 01823 340308  
Travel centre: 01823 340306 Text: 07513 531529
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, 11.24am

  • Circular walks

    1-2hr circular walks, over hilltops, coast and forest. Craving wide open spaces, babbling brooks,…

    Georgie Grant
    29 June 2015, 05.28pm

  • So much more than the view

    England's landscapes - a hidden powerhouse. Far from being sleepy backwaters, England's finest landscapes…

    Georgie Grant
    22 June 2015, 02.38pm