Soils of the Southern Hills

The soil of the Southern Quantock Hills is different from the rest of the hills. hills.

  • A ploughed field

    It is a brown earth. It holds water and is quite fertile.

  • A barn

    The Southern slopes are gentle, so the fields are flatter.

  • A new orchard

    The farmers of the Southern Hills have plenty of choices. They can plough the soil and grow crops, or plant orchards.

  • Calves

    Or they can grow good grass for cows to eat.