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!
- Go wild in the park! DWT is taking over Central Park in Plymouth for a day of wild activities on Fri 25 July as part of Love Parks Week
- Be a dipping detective: As part of Hatherleigh Festival, join the Northern Devon NIA team for pond dipping and bug hunting on Hatherleigh Moor on Sat 26 July
- Heathland wildlife galore - Join us at DWT Bystock nature reserve for a family-friendly Discovery Day as part of East Devon Heath Week on Tues 29 July
Events on in Devon
Date: 31st July 2014
Time: 9 - 11pm
Join DWT volunteer Sarah Butcher for an evening walk round Bystock
nature reserve. Access via the north entrance, for directions click
here. We will be hoping to see and hear bats and nightjars. Stout
footwear essential as uneven terrain. Don't forget your torch!
Booking is essential, please refer to contact...
Date: 2nd August 2014
Time: 11am – 3pm
Join us for family friendly seashore crafts with a starfish theme,
find out more about these beautiful animals and how you can get
involved with Devon Wildlife Trust’s starfish campaign. No need to
book – just come along on the day. For more information and details
of further events visit www.wemburymarinecentre.org. Children...
Date: 3rd August 2014
Time: 10 - 11.30am
This is a wildlife demonstration garden, located within the
Hamilton lane allotments in Exmouth. It utilises two adjoining
plots to demonstrate a range of habitats including woodland,
butterfly boarders, bee garden, pond, heath and more traditionally
for the location a vegetable garden. To confirm garden is open
please telephone, see contact...
Date: 3rd August 2014
Time: 10am - 1pm
Led by warden Toby Taylor, explore the Aylesbeare RSPB nature
reserve whilst looking for dragonflies, butterflies and birds. Meet
at Aylesbeare reserve car park on the A3052 between Half Way Inn
and Newton Poppleford. Suggested donation £3 per person.
Date: 5th August 2014
Time: 7 - 9pm approx
Chris guides us along the old towpaths and newly renovated features
of this early transport system, now a wildlife haven and favourite
haunt of Tarka’s descendants. Booking essential. For details of
event and to book, please refer to contact details. Small suggested
donation to DWT for adults, children free. Sorry no dogs...
Date: 8th August 2014
Time: 10am - 12 noon
Watch local history come alive as the mill’s waterwheel starts
turning and grain is ground into flour. Volunteer millers will show
you how the mill works and if you feel inspired to get baking, the
stone-ground wholemeal flour is available to buy. Free admission
and there is no need to book...