Family adventure day

Event Date: 
03/04/2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Liverton Copse, Littleham, Exmouth, Devon

Outdoor family fun A fun, hands-on day with the Education Ranger at Liverton Copse in Exmouth.

An opportunity for families to work and play together and learn outdoor skills.

Activities include: den building, fire lighting, cooking and crafts.

Children must be accompanied. Aimed at 7 to 14 years. Min age 5.

Booking required, £13 per child.


Axe Vale Wildlife Day

Event Date: 
04/06/2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

A day of wetlands wildlife fun!

Explore Seaton Wetlands nature reserve and wildlife of the wider Axe Vale with the East Devon Countryside rangers and the Axe Vale and District Conservation Society.

Wildlife exploration for the whole family:

Activity trail Campfire cooking Guided flower and insect walks What's that bird? Pond dipping Moth ID Delicious cream teas Binoculars to try and on sale Harvest mice on display Competition to name the kestrel chicks

More information: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/june-2017/axe-val...

Curious About Exeter

Event Date: 
10/01/2017 - 9:00am to 31/12/2017 - 5:00pm
Exeter City Centre, starting from Northenhay Gardens

Have fun discovering Exeter with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!

Are you curious about Exeter? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Exeter a fascinating place to explore!

You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and...

Rockpool ramble

Event Date: 
16/08/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Ladram Bay beach Right hand side of bay when facing the sea Otterton EX9 7BX

Explore the world of Ladram Bay's rock pools with the Countryside Ranger

Learn where to look and what to look for.

Parking charges apply at Ladram Bay holiday park.


Wild night in the woods

Event Date: 
12/08/2016 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Seaton Tower lay-by, at the top of Seaton Down Hill road picnic site EX12 2TH

What better way to feel alive than a night walk in the woods?!

Come for a stroll with us as we learn how to use bat detectors, keep an eye out for hunting owls, and listen for the night time sounds of the many residents of Holyford Woods.

At the end of our walk we'll join up with the local bat group and hopefully see some bats up close.

Wrap up warmly and bring a torch.


Bug hunt at Honiton Bottom

Event Date: 
10/08/2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Honiton Bottom Community Nature Reserve at the junction of Battishorne Way with Honiton Bottom Road EX14 2XB

Which bugs live at Honiton Bottom?

Find out what lives in the meadow and stream with the Countryside Rangers.


Family adventure day

Event Date: 
04/08/2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Holyford Woods, meet at Seaton down HIll Road picnic site, EX12 2TH

Join the Education Ranger for a fun, hands-on day at Holyford Woods

An opportunity for families to work and play together and learn outdoor skills.

Den building, fire-lighting, crafts and more.

Concessions available for EDDC tenants, please contact the Countryside team.


dragon fly spotter day

Event Date: 
30/07/2016 - 2:00pm
Younghayes Community Building, Cranbrook, EX5 7DR

Take a wild walk in Cranbrook

Walk with the Countryside Ranger and see how many of these amazing aerial acrobats we can find.

No dogs.

Rough ground to be expected. Wear wellies.

Weather permitting event.


Wildlife safari- Fire Beacon Hill

Event Date: 
29/07/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fire Beacon hill, Sidmouth, exact location given on booking

Bug, butterflies, birds, dragonflies and possibly even some snakes!

Wear your best safari gear and come for a ramble with our Ranger to explore this heathland site and the creatures who call it home.

Bring binoculars and a camera.


Canoe safari

Event Date: 
16/07/2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Axe Vale Canoe club, Harbour Road, Seaton, EX12 4AA

Guided trip down the river Axe to discover the area's wildlife

Led by qualified instructors from the Axe Vale Canoe Club and accompanied by EDDC Countryside Rangers.

Riverside picnic included.

No experience necessary, must be able to swim 25m and be aged 8+.

U16's pay child price.