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Curious About Exeter

Event Date: 
01/01/2019 - 10:00am to 31/12/2019 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter City Centre, starting from Northenhay Gardens

Explore, Discover & Enjoy Exeter with Curious About Exeter

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!

East Devon planners approve new cycling and walking trail in East Devon

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 10/30/2018 - 5:18pm

On Tuesday 30th October, East Devon District Council’s Development Management Committee approved a planning application for a new three metre-wide surfaced multi-user trail at Clyst St Mary, from the bridge over the Grindle Brook at Winslade Park, to Kenniford Farm in Clyst St George.

A total length of 1.1 kilometres, it will form part of the Clyst Valley Trail. When complete the Trail will be a 13-km (8 mile) commuting and leisure route, linking the Exe Estuary Trail at Darts Farm with Killerton House and Park by way of an existing multi-use trail from Broadclyst.

Details of the new Exeter Food and Drink Trail revealed at exclusive pre-launch event

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Mon, 07/30/2018 - 3:20pm

Exeter and Greater Exeter food and drink businesses have come together to sign up to an exciting new initiative which is set to place Exeter on the map as a major new foodie destination.

Food and drink producers, retailers and restaurateurs gathered at an exclusive event at Exeter Cookery School to find out more about the new Exeter Food and Drink Trail. Created by Visit Exeter, the trail aims to embrace businesses that celebrate local produce, both in the dishes that they create, and the artisan produce that they harvest, craft or sell.

Bug hunt at Seaton Wetlands

Event Date: 
03/08/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Hunt for the bugs which call the wetlands home

Dip in the pond and sweep net through the meadows and see what you can find with the Countryside rangers.

More info: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/august-2017/bug-h...

Beautiful bugs rubbings trail

Event Date: 
28/07/2017 - 10:00am to 08/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs

Armed with a wax crayon and trail map, collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs.

Small sections of the trail are not suitable for buggies, however, buggies can be left near-by.

Trail starts at the Lookout during the week and the Discovery Hut at weekends (10am to 4pm daily)

Beautiful bugs rubbings trail

Event Date: 
28/07/2017 - 10:00am to 08/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs

Armed with a wax crayon and trail map, collect rubbings and find out interesting facts about the world of bugs.

Small sections of the trail are not suitable for buggies, however, buggies can be left near-by.

Trail starts at the Lookout during the week and the Discovery Hut at weekends (10am to 4pm daily)

More info: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/july-2017/beautiful-bugs-rubbings-trail/

Rainbow activity trail

Event Date: 
27/05/2017 - 10:00am to 08/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

A trail suitable for pre-school aged children

Follow the colours of the rainbow through Seaton Wetlands and take part in exciting activities at each point along the trail.

Hunt for natural colours and shapes, stop and listen to the sounds of the Nature Reserve, tip-toe over bridges trying not to disturb the Troll beneath.

Engage preschool aged children with their wild surroundings.

Starts at the car park.

Short sections of the trail are not unsuitable for buggies, however, buggies can be left near-by.

New Cranbrook trail officially opened

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 02/17/2017 - 6:30pm

A new walking and cycling trail in Cranbrook has been officially opened.

The “Cranbrook Discovery Trail: Long Orchard” has been developed by Devon County Council, East Devon District Council, Cranbrook Town Council and Cranbrook New Community Partners Consortium to encourage residents to explore their local area.

As a designated “Healthy Town” it also provides local adults and children in Cranbrook with an opportunity to stay active. 

Walking and cycling trail to launch in Cranbrook

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 2:24pm

A walking and cycling trail is being launched in Cranbrook next month (January) to help local residents explore the area.

The “Discover Cranbrook: The Long Orchard Trail” is being established by Devon County Council, East Devon District Council, Cranbrook Town Council and Cranbrook New Community Partners Consortium to encourage people to get active and find out what’s on their doorstep. 

Starting at the entrance of the Country Park at Long Orchard, the trail includes five posts which feature different rubbings – four around the park and a fifth at Cranbrook Train Station.

Bid submitted for Teign Estuary Trail section from Dawlish

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 12:16pm

A bid has been submitted to the Government for Coastal Communities Funding for the Dawlish to Teignmouth section of the Teign Estuary Trail.

Following a public consultation earlier this year, Devon County Council has developed a preferred option for the scheme which Dawlish Town Council and Teignbridge District Council are being asked to consider.

Just over 150 responses were received during the consultation. Of those who responded, 71% either supported or strongly supported improving pedestrian and cycling facilities through Dawlish.

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