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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!

  • Celebrate local wildlife - At the local wildlife discovery day in Plymouth on Sat 8 November
  • Christmas at Cricklepit - Join us at this festive celebration for all the family on Sat 6 December
  • Great landscapes for bats - Enjoy an evening talk about the Greater Horseshoe Bat on Fri 14 November

    Events on in Devon

    Spooky tree trail - 25 Oct - 2 Nov

    Date: 25th October - 2nd November 2014

    Time: All day

    Spooky tree trail - 25 Oct - 2 Nov

    If you go down to the woods today... Enjoy a wild Halloween! Explore the spooky side of Dunsford and Warleigh Point nature reserves with a self-guided quiz trail - nocturnal wildlife prizes to be won from each reserve. Download your answer sheet here.Find the illustrated 'spooky wildlife' questions on trees next...

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    The trees and mushrooms of Halsdon - 30 Oct

    Date: 30th October 2014

    Time: 11-3pm

    The trees and mushrooms of Halsdon - 30 Oct

    Join the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area and the Halsdon and Dolton DWT Local Group to discover the delight of Halsdon nature reserve.  Starting with a fungal foray led by expert Nigel Pinhorn, enjoy your packed lunch before testing your tree identification skills. Grid ref SS 554131. Spaces are limited and...

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    Wild Dartmoor - 31 Oct

    Date: 31st October 2014

    Time: 7.30 - 9.30pm approx

    An illustrated talk by Professor Charles Tyler – stunning wildlife images by a natural history expert. Refreshments available. Suggested donation £2.50. Limited parking at centre but toilets available and disabled access.

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    Autumn leaves - a circular walk in Barnstaple - 1 Nov

    Date: 1st November 2014

    Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

    A walk to enjoy the diverse autumn leaves and seeds along the river bank and footpaths. Generally flat, easy terrain, accessible by public transport.

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    Exeter Green Circle walk part 2 - 2 Nov

    Date: 2nd November 2014

    Time: 10am start

    Exeter Green Circle walk part 2 - 2 Nov

    Friendly, easy-paced walk following Green Circle Part 1 (Sun 19 Oct), along Redhills and Alphinbrook to Topsham Rd (by Northbrook golf course). Some steep and muddy sections. Approx. 6 miles. Join us for part or all of the route. Please bring your own lunch/drink. Binoculars useful. No charge but donations welcomed. ...

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    Local wildlife discovery day - 8 Nov

    Date: 8th November 2014

    Time: 1.30 - 4.30pm

    We're turning the campus wild at 'Marjon' at this free indoor wildlife event for all the family. Interactive displays, hands-on craft and nature activities and information stalls will cover everything from England's rarest bats in the Tamar Valley to the animals found beneath the waves of Plymouth Sound. Pick up some...

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