Cricklepit Garden Open Day

Event Date: 
25/06/2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Rd, Exeter, EX2 4AB

Join Devon Wildlife Trust and discover the wonderful wildlife at the charities headquarters, Cricklepit Mill. Often described as an ‘urban oasis’ in the heart of the city, DWT want to invite the public to explore their RHS award-winning wildlife garden.

DWT’s garden group volunteers will be on hand to offer garden tours and give helpful advice on how to turn your garden into a wildlife haven. Children can enjoy nature trails, bug hunting and wild crafts in the garden. DWT will also be selling wildlife friendly plants for you to take home and add to your garden. Refreshments will...

30 Days Wild family fun day at Mincinglake

Event Date: 
01/06/2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Mincinglake Valley Park, Exeter, EX4 7DT

This June, it’s all about nature - for everybody, everywhere, every day with Devon Wildlife Trust’s annual 30 Days Wild challenge.

People in Devon are being encouraged to enjoy the nature on their doorstep and spend a few minutes or a few hours each day enjoying nature for 30 days.

Kick start 30 Days Wild with Devon Wildlife Trust at Mincinglake Valley park.

Join DWT for a variety of fun activities, crafts and walks to help you explore one of Exeter’s parks and get you started for your 30 days wild. DWT will be giving away 30 Days Wild packs for the 1st 100 to sign...

Devon Wildlife Trust event: Bee Aware

Event Date: 
06/07/2013 - 2:00pm
Combe Farm, Axmouth

We're all familiar with the common bee, right? But there's more than meets the eye to these small insects. Led by beekeeper Ann Pengelly and naturalist Marjorie Waters; come and explore the importance, needs and life cycles of honey bees, bumble bees and solitary bees. Try to identify as many as possible in the orchard, community woodland orchard, and the garden which will be shortly followed by cream tea.

Suggested donation £6 to include tea. Please book by 4 July and meet at grid reference SY 263910. Part of DWT’s Bumblebee Campaign to help the bees keep on buzzing.


Newtown Community Association Cafe

Event Date: 
12/05/2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Hut, Belmont Park

The Newtown Community Association cafe on Sunday 12 May will be partnered by the Devon Wildlife Trust.

The event, open from 2pm-4pm, will include DWT Terrestrial Conservation Officer Emily Stallworthy, who will have a stand with information on wildlife gardening, the bumblebee campaign and what they hope to do in Newtown.

There will also be an opportunity to make seed bombs! It's a great activity to do with children, they can get a bit messy (and adults as well!) and then take the seed bomb home to plant in the garden.

Dartmoor - The source of many rivers, illustrated talk

Event Date: 
09/01/2013 - 7:30pm
RC Church Hall, Ashburton Road, Bovey Tracey

An illustrated presentation on the wildlife of Dartmoor by Brian Maddock, naturalist and Dartmoor National Park Walks Guide organised by Bovey Tracey DWT Local Group.

£3 suggested donation.


Milling at Devon Wildlife Trust's Exeter headquarters

Event Date: 
11/01/2013 - 10:00am
Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter

Come and see Devon Wildlife Trust’s headquarters in the beautifully restored watermill at Cricklepit.

Watch as volunteer millers grind wheat for flour in the traditional way.

Admission is free, no need to book except for groups and schools.


To enquire please call 01392 279244 or visit www.devonwildlifetrust.org

Organised by Devon Wildlife Trust.

The Secret Life of Lichens at Haldon Forest Park

Event Date: 
21/10/2012 - 11:00am
Haldon Forest Park, near Exeter

Join Devon Wildlife Trust and the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW) in this family event to discover the amazing world of lichens.

Activities and artwork will be child orientated but we bet the adults will learn something too!

11.30am-1pm and 2pm-3.30pm

£2.50 per child, accompanying adults free.

Bookings and payment via CCANW on 01392 832277

Email for more information: info@ccanw.co.uk