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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!

  • 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

    Evening walk - 31 July

    Date: 31st July 2014

    Time: 9 - 11pm

    Evening walk - 31 July

    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...

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    Starfish seashore crafts - 2 August

    Date: 2nd August 2014

    Time: 11am – 3pm

    Starfish seashore crafts - 2 August

    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...

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    Wildlife garden open morning - 3 August

    Date: 3rd August 2014

    Time: 10 - 11.30am

    Wildlife garden open morning - 3 August

    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...

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    Dragonflies, butterflies and birds -3 August

    Date: 3rd August 2014

    Time: 10am - 1pm

    Dragonflies, butterflies and birds -3 August

    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.

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    Rolle canal and Beam weir - 5 August

    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...

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    Milling at Cricklepit - 8 August

    Date: 8th August 2014

    Time: 10am - 12 noon

    Milling at Cricklepit - 8 August

    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...

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