LiDAR

Perhaps one of the most exciting historic heritage projects that the QLPS is undertaking is a LiDAR survey of the entire LPS area as part of our ’Understanding the Landscape’ project. Following specialist training provided for us by Historic England, the results of the survey are now being analysed by Read more…

Prehistory Fun Day

Budding time travellers of all ages are invited to a free, fun-packed, family event to celebrate the nationwide Festival of Archaeology.  On Saturday 17 July, between 10am-4pm, the village green at Bishops Lydeard will be transformed into a prehistoric village featuring interactive demonstrations of ancient crafts, family activities and object Read more…

Historic Heritage Volunteering

The Quantock Hills have history and heritage of all ages, with 51 scheduled monuments in total within the AONB boundary! A scheduled monument is an archaeological feature that is designated of national importance by the government- these include well known Quantock landmarks such as Trendle Ring, Dowsborough Hill Fort and Dead Woman’s Ditch.   Not all scheduled monuments are ancient. Monuments and archaeological remains Read more…

Volunteers Week 2021

Working with the public is core work for the AONB, both in helping people to enjoy and respect using the hills but also engaging and educating the public on things like species identification and habitat management.   As the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme comprises the surrounding parishes of the AONB, its work in these areas brings a diverse range of Read more…

QLPS Photo Competition

A new Photography Competition run by the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme is launched today, Thursday 22nd April 2021. There are 3 categories, all of which will encourage participants to think differently about the hills and the wider Quantock area. Rather than the traditional landscape photos of views from and of Read more…

We’re recruiting!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Natural Heritage Officer for the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme. You will work with communities and organisations within the QLPS to plan and deliver a programme of nature-based events and activities, lead and commission practical conservation works,  and generally promote the exploration, understanding and Read more…