Roman ironworking site discovered at Dunkeswell Abbey

A key part of our Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, was a [...]

Mapping the heritage of the River Culm

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100 years of the Forestry Commission

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Work to repair the Wellington Monument begins

The project to repair the National Trust’s Wellington Monument is taking an exciting step forward as work on site is about to begin.

Exploring our boundaries

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Getting Naturally Healthy in Blackdown Hills AONB

Taking time out to get some exercise and relax and unwind from the stresses of life can do you the power of good. Here are some ideas for easy-to-access places you can go in the Blackdown Hills [...]

Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey

We are delighted to announce that an exciting new project, Discovering Dunkeswell Abbey, is to get underway thanks to National Lottery funding.

Wellies for the Welly!

As part of a fundraising campaign to help restore the Wellington Monument, we at Blackdown Hills AONB, been wearing our wellies for the Wellington Monument.

Chard Memory Café creates art exhibition inspired by the local landscape

Members of Chard Memory Café have created an exhibition of autumnal art inspired by the Blackdown Hills countryside, which is now on display at Ferne Animal Sanctuary’s new visitor centre until 6 [...]

Painting a picture of the Blackdown Hills

25 March – 8 July, Museum of Somerset This spring, an exhibition of the work of the Camden Town Group, a circle of artists known for their paintings of the Blackdown Hills, is taking place at The [...]