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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • QLPS Wildlife Officer Vacancy
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Wildlife Officer to join our team. This post is part of the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). The QLPS is delivering a 5-year programme of work and activities across the project area totalling £2.6m (including volunteer […]
  • Fun projects for home schoolers
    The educational website for the LPS was designed for the schools taking part in our “In the Footsteps of the Romantic Poets” project 1.3, but there’s lots of art and learning ideas there that are very suitable for home schoolers too. Check out the home learning resources at https://www.quantockhillseducation.org/ You […]