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Wildlife Events in Devon


Things to do in Devon:

DWT runs hundreds of wildlife events in Devon each year.

To find out what's on in Devon start searching the listings below.

Your passport to wildlife activities in Devon is here!

  • Friday 11 April come and see DWT's beautifully restored Cricklepit Mill's watermill as it grinds wheat to flour in the old fashioned way. Free event.
  • Weds 16 April Wembury Marine Centre re-opens for its spring/summer season - join the Centre's staff for the first rockpool ramble of the season.
  • Sat 10 May Join DWT for its annual Wildlife Festival in Barnstaple. The year's biggest celebration of Devon's wildlife and its free!

    Events on in Devon

    Guided walk to hear snipe drumming with Pete Glanville - 26 April

    Date: 26th April 2014

    Time: 8pm

    Meet at the High Moorland Visitor Centre car park, Princetown. Bring torches and something waterproof to sit on.

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    Stroll into Spring - 26 April

    Date: 26th April 2014

    Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

    Gentle stroll along the River Teign through beautiful woodland valley accompanied by a DWT reserves officer. Hopefully (spring weather permitting) the spectacular display of daffodils will be in bloom. A level walk that is not strenuous.

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    Spring flowers in Harford Woods - 29 April

    Date: 29th April 2014

    Time: 7 - 9pm

    First of the Barnstaple Area Local Group’s regular weekly Tuesday evening field meetings for the late spring and summer of 2014. Contact Paul Madgett, madgett@hotmail.com or 01271 812617 for details and to book.

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    Seeing Stars Trail - 1-10 May

    Date: 1st May - 10th May 2014

    Time: All day, every day

    Seeing Stars Trail - 1-10 May

    Will you be able to find all the starfish hidden around Barnstaple town centre? Created by local school children, starfish have been hidden in the windows of local businesses. For an entry form visit the DWT website or pick one up from the museum on The Square. If you see...

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    Maytime meadow walk - 3 May

    Date: 3rd May 2014

    Time: 11am - 3pm

    Join the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area project for a special chance to visit privately owned meadows alongside the beautiful river Torridge and find out about the exciting wildlife improvements that are being undertaken here. Grid ref: SS 440 226. Spaces are limited and booking is essential. Call Clare Manning...

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    Rockpool ramble - 3 May

    Date: 3rd May 2014

    Time: 2pm

    Join us for a guided tour of some of the best rockpools in Devon. No need to book – just come along on the day. For more information and details of further events visit www.wemburymarinecentre.org. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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