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Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme 


In the Footsteps of the Romantic Poets


A resource to help educators engage creatively with the Quantock Hills

A shared vision for the Quantock Hills

The Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme was created to address some of the challenges ahead for the landscape of the Quantock Hills and for the communities that surround them. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and hosted by the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this 5 year, £2.6m programme runs from April 2020.  Check out to find out more.


At the heart of the Landscape Partnership Scheme are a suite of twenty-three projects.  This website has been produced by SPAEDA on behalf of the QLPS to support one of these projects, In the Footsteps of the Romantic Poets, which is where you can find the structured learning for children and young people.


To find out more about everything the QLPS will be doing in the next few years, download the Landscape Conservation Action Plan. There will be lots of opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get involved.

This site was designed for use by school staff but if you are a parent or carer looking for activities to do at home you might enjoy the activities here


"It’s a privilege to be part of a long-term project making young people aware of the richness on our doorstep.
They often don’t experience it and really need to…"

Kate Howarth Musgrove Hospital School during the consultation phase

In this beautiful short piece by film maker James Price and curator Tim Martin, Tom Mayberry MBE introduces the Romantic Poets time on the Quantock Hills and the impact they had on how we experience landscape today. 

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