Nightwalk at Mutters Moor

Event Date: 
01/08/2018 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Mutters Moor car park, tp of Peak Hill, Sidmouth, EX10 0NW

Explore this magical heathland at night Join the Countryside rangers and the Learning Officer from the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust for a night walk as part of Heath Week celebrations.

Listen for nightjars and bats, learn about your night vision and finish off with a hot yummy chocolate.

Age 8+.

Bring a torch just in case!

£5 per person. booking required.

Exe Estuary Mud Walk

Event Date: 
01/08/2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Exmouth LNR, opposite the toilets, Imperial Road Rec, Exmouth, EX8 1DG

Explore what lives in the mud at Exmouth Discover what is living in the mud of the Exe Estuary.

Dig for worms, search for crabs and shells and fish for shrimps.

Wear wellies or old shoes that can get very wet and muddy.

Not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.

Children must be accompanied.

£1.50 per adult. £3 per child. Booking required.

Yoga at Seaton Wetlands

Event Date: 
01/08/2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Seaton wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Relax in the peaceful Seaton Wetlands Enjoy breathing, stretching and relaxing exercises in a peaceful environment at Seaton Wetlands.

Bring a mat and blanket (some mats available).

If the weather is poor the class will take place in the Reed Base classroom.

Find out more and book your place with local instructor Yvonne Waite: 01395 517557

£8 per person. booking required.

Have a go at Orienteering

Event Date: 
30/07/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Uphams Car park, Budleigh Salterton, NEAREST POSTCODE: EX9 7BR

A Heath Week event with Devon Orienteering club Come along to Uphams Plantation and try out this exciting activity.

Use a map to find the hidden locations. Suitable for beginners and families.

All maps and instructions provided. Multiple courses to suit different abilities.

Organised by Devon Orienteering Club in partnership with Clinton Devon Estates and Wild East Devon. Dogs welcome on leads. Not suitable for wheelchairs.

Suggested donation £1 per child. No booking required.

Heath Week family festival day

Event Date: 
29/07/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Woodbury Castle, B3180 NEAREST POSTCODE EX5 1HE

elebrate the amazing heaths - Exmouth's natural playground! Heath Week is a week of activities catering for wildlife, sport and history enthusiasts. The week kicks off with the Family Festival on Sunday 29 July at Woodbury Castle.

Discover more at and

A partnership event with Devon Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Pebblebed Heaths and Clinton Devon Estates.

Suggested donation £5 per group. No booking required.

Summer Wildlife Spotters Challenge

Event Date: 
26/07/2018 - 10:00am to 03/09/2018 - 4:00pm
Seaton wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Seaton Wetlands is bursting with Wildlife How many creatures and natural treasures from the summer spotters sheet can you find?

Spotter sheets available from the Lookout or Discovery Hut.

You could win a professional pond dipping kit including net, tray and bug guide!

£1 per trail. No booking required.

Rockpool Ramble: Exmouth

Event Date: 
25/07/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Exmouth beach, left of the lifeboat station (when facing the sea), Queens Drive, Exmouth, NEAREST POSTCODE: EX8 2AY

Explore Exmouth's rockpools

Explore the mysterious world of Exmouth's rockpools with the Countryside team.

Learn where to look and what to look out for.

Buckets and nets available to borrow. Bring your own if you have them.

Suggested donation £3 per child. No booking required.

Pink with a touch of green: The Hospiscare Twilight Walk

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Mon, 07/02/2018 - 7:42pm

Hospiscare is asking ‘going green’ at the upcoming Twilight Walk in Exmouth, which takes place on Saturday, 7 July. The charity is also taking measures to keep environmental impact at the event as low as possible – for example, no ready-filled water bottles will be available.

Along with the Twilight Walk’s usual 5-mile and 10-mile routes there will be a 5k fun run – and all walkers and runners are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottles to cut down on single-use plastic bottles. Alternatively, Hospiscare’s new 750 ml BPA-free reusable water bottle will be available to...

CHSW’s Devon events certified plastic free

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:49am

Children’s Hospice South West is celebrating after being certified “plastic free” for its events in Devon.

The charity has been working with Plastic Free North Devon to reduce the environmental impact of its fundraising events, which attract support across the whole county. Events including the recent Rainbow Run in Exeter, the forthcoming Ride for Precious Lives cycle challenge, the Canonteign Abseil and September’s foam-filled Bubble Rush 5km run at Coxleigh Barton have all received the Plastic Free North Devon seal of approval for a range of eco-friendly measures.


Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:29am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend:


Born to Win Saturday, Exmouth Pavilion BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite Italian Giovanni Pernice is extremely happy to be back out on the road with his 60 date tour, in a show he says is “even bigger and even better!” The show sees Luba Mushtuk return as his leading lady along with Dancing with Stars Ireland professionals Kai Widdrington, Giulia Dotta, Curtis Pritchard, and Emily Barker. They are joined by Stephen Vincent and Kylee Brown, who have both performed around the world in the...