Things to do in the Quantocks

For Real Ale Walks and Brewery Breaks please visit those pages.

Suggested itinerates for a short break in the Quantocks click here.


Walking – walks in the Quantocks – walking routes UKWalkingQuantocks

For country walks the Quantocks are one of the UK’s best walking routes. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the first in England, is synonymous with walks and walking with 99 square kilometres of, mainly, open access land to wander in. For more details of Quantock walks, routes and maps visit our walks on the Quantocks page. Coleridge Way details here


Mountain Biking – cycling in the Quantocks

Whilst covering a compact area the Quantock Hills offer some of the best mountain biking terrain in Britain.

Sightseeing – What to do in Somerset

The Quantocks are the ideal base for a short break or country holiday with plenty of visitor attractions, National Trust Somerset & English Heritage properties, Cheddar and Glastonbury nearby, coastal towns to visit and fantastic views al around. For more details visit our what to do in Somerset page.

Cider Trails – Visit the famous Somerset cider farms and taste the local ciders

Somerset has a long history of cider making, so have your own mini cider festival in some of the farm cider producers close to the Quantock Hills. Whether you like Thatchers cider, or cider brandy or a traditional scrumpy spend a few days with us and visit our local cider producers.

Star Gazing – The Quantocks (and Exmoor) are ideal for Dark Skies

If you like the sly at night and stargazing the Quantock Hills have very little light polution. A short drive (or even walk) will take you into our National Park like Quantocks. Exmoor a Dark Skies Reserve is also nearby.