Welcome to Blackdown Hills Parish Network
The Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the Somerset/Devon border, is a special place for those born here, for those who have chosen to live and work here and also for the many visitors who enjoy their unique character. The hills stretch from a steep wooded north-facing scarp which dips southwards as a flat-topped plateau, dissected by deep secret valleys.
SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL has recently announced that it is proposing no longer to grit roads to settlements which are 500 feet or more above sea level, roads which lead into adjoining counties, and school links between urban and rural areas. If implemented this will...read more