The List of Stories

You can explore the stories we’ve discovered in these Quantock hills around us.

Use the map to explore by clicking the symbols drawn on the map
Or you can use the following links – each will take you to a story about a character, tale or legend found in our West Somerset landscape.

The Broomsquires of Bincombe

Cecil Sharp in the Quantocks

Dowsborough Fort

In Pursuit of Spring – Edward Thomas

Ghosts and Hauntings on the Quantocks

The Somerset School of Artists

The Herepath and the Wild Hunt

Holford Silk Mills

John Short – Yankee Jack

Keenthorne Smithy

The Kingston St Mary Dragon

Local Giants

Local Characters

Richard Jeffries

Ruborough Camp

Ruth Tongue – Crowcombe

Sarah Biffen – East Quantockhead

St Agnes and Cothelstone Wells

Saint Decuman in Watchet

Saint Kenya – Kilve Beach

Pixie Places and Lore

The Gurt Worm of Shervage Wood

The Romany People of the Quantocks

The Triscombe Stone

Triscombe Revel

The Black Dog of Weacombe

William Winter

Witches of the Quantocks

Quantock Weavers

Places of Interest