Dark Skies over the Quantocks

Dark Skies over the Quantocks

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

60th Anniversary for the Quantocks

60th Anniversary for the Quantocks

A week-long festival ‘The Quantock Experience' to celebrate 60…read more.

The Quantock Hills and Fracking

The Quantock Hills and Fracking

In response to questions about the Government's recent decision…read more.

Planning and the AONB

Planning and the AONB

How the AONB Service is involved in the planning…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:

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

  • 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

  • 60th Anniversary for the Quantocks

    A week-long festival ‘The Quantock Experience' to celebrate 60 years of national protection as…

    Georgie Grant
    12 June 2016, 10.17pm