Cycling Tour of Britain to visit the Blackdown Hills AONB

OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest and most prestigious bike race, will be travelling through the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) on Monday 3 September 2018. [...]

Naturally Healthy Month 2018

Getting out into the natural world is good fun and great for our health. This May, Devon and Somerset’s local nature partnerships are celebrating the physical and mental health benefits of being [...]

Precious partnerships at Folly Farmyard

I’ve been enjoying volunteering with the Nature and Wellbeing project in the Blackdown Hills AONB since Summer 2017. This article is about my time spent with a group from the Watch project based [...]

Winter: ‘tis the season!

 by Danielle Wrench “The feeling that is pretty general among people of the average sort is the country at this season is a place to be avoided: empty, dull, without any interest. All the pretty [...]

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 [...]

Otterhead Lakes practical task group

A regular group, undertaking conservation activities at Otterhead Lakes, has been set up to support people less able to access physical outdoor tasks. Working with Forestry Commission and [...]