Dark Skies over the Quantocks

Dark Skies over the Quantocks

New interactive maps offer picture of England's light pollution…read more.

Volunteering on the Quantocks

Volunteering on the Quantocks

The Quantock Hills AONB Service works to conserve and…read more.

Slow the Flow project

Slow the Flow project

Pioneering work to slow the flow of water from…read more.

Landscape Improvement Scheme at St Audries

Landscape Improvement Scheme at St Audries

This scheme aims to increase the resilience of existing…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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Events on the Quantocks

Events on the Quantocks

2017 Programme of guided walks

Visit Cothelstone Hill

Visit Cothelstone Hill

Find out what to do, where to…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

  • Dark Skies over the Quantocks

    New interactive maps offer picture of England's light pollution and dark skies. The most…

    Georgie Grant
    13 June 2016, 09.43pm

  • Volunteering on the Quantocks

    The Quantock Hills AONB Service works to conserve and enhance the Quantock Hills. Volunteers…

    Nichola Penn
    13 August 2013, 04.44pm

  • 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