The Simcoe sisters: Victorian craftswomen in Dunkeswell

Hidden in the Blackdown Hills is a permanent record of work by a family of independent women. In this post for Women’s History Month, Marie Leverett from Heritage Arts People introduces the women [...]

There’s gold in them there hills!

One of England's earliest gold coins has been found in the Blackdown Hills. The Henry III [...]

Heritage Volunteering in the Blackdown Hills AONB

Volunteering to protect heritage sites within the Blackdown Hills AONB.

Walk this May

May is National Walking Month and Naturally Healthy Month. So, walk this May and we’ll help you take the Blackdown Hills in your stride.

Monument memories, old and new

Work on the Wellington Monument has been progressing well and the restoration is still on track to finish at the end of May 2021. Emma Jones from the National Trust gives an update on the most [...]

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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