Narrow-headed ants (formica exsecta) on the ground

Narrow-headed ant. Photo, John Walters

Brilli-ant creatures


Bovey Heathfield,

Outskirts of Bovey Tracey. The Wray Valley cycle trail borders the reserve., Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ12 6TU
Meet some new friends while helping create and restore habitats for special heathland wildlife, including the rare narrow-headed ant. No experience needed – tools, tuition and tea provided. Please wear suitable clothes and footwear, and bring a packed lunch if staying the day.

Event details

Meeting point

Bovey Heathfield second compartment off King Charles Business Park, Old Newton Road, Heathfield SX 8245 7682.


10:30am to 4pm
A static map of Brilli-ant creatures

About the event

With Buglife and the DWT South Devon and Dartmoor Volunteers

Know before you go


Under effective control

Wheelchair access


Contact us

Stephen Carroll