England's landscapes - a hidden powerhouse
For Taunton and Bridgwater:
Taunton Visitor Centre, Market House, Fore Street, Taunton TA1 1JD
Tel: 01823 340470
We are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm
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.