Where to go this season
In autumn Devon’s animals get ready for the long cold days ahead. Here are some of the best places to see them make their preparations...
Autumn sees the dramatic deer rut. Rackenford and Knowstone Moors (near Tiverton) are the place to go to see and hear the drama unfold.
Look for song thrushes and blackbirds as they gorge themselves on the blackberries and other hedgerow harvest berries at our nature reserves, Halwill Junction (near Okehampton) and Meeth Quarry (near Hatherleigh).
Say goodbye to the last of the summer’s swallows as they swoop to gather insects over the grassy fields of Bellever Moor and Meadows (Dartmoor) nature reserve.
Other wild places to go this autumn
In early autumn take a wander across one of our heathland nature reserves Bovey Heathfield (near Bovey Tracey), Chudleigh Knighton (near Chudleigh) and Venn Ottery (near Honiton) to see the heather and gorse turn the landscape purple and gold.
Jurassic Coast Geology Day Cruise
Leading geologist Dr Richard Scrivenor leads us with a live commentary dedicated to understanding the complex and unique geological…
Creatures of the Night – 2 (Bats & Moths)
Barnstaple local group's annual visit to John Breed’s own land near Braunton, where we will see a range of moths, while bats feed…
Creatures of the Night – 1 (Bats & Moths)
John Breeds will lay out his light-traps at a previously un-surveyed site for moths.
Bats are likely to be flying, bring detector…
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