Programme of events

We will be running a programme of events and activities throughout the year so you can get involved in some of the projects that are taking place as part of Moor than meets the eye. There is something for everyone from volunteering opportunities to conserve the archaeology of the moor, to wildlife workshops and family friendly events. Most of our events are free but please check the details below carefully and get in touch with the individual event organiser for more details or to book.

We have put together a programme of events and activities to help everyone Discover the Dartmoor Story and explore the landscape stories of the moor. There are activities, open days, walks and talks to suit all abilities and interests.

Take a look at our programme below.

Event listings

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Fungi Walk at Yarner Wood
21st Oct 2018 2:00pm-4:00pm

Discover more about the fascinating world of fungi, on this guided walk with expert mycologist Professor David Farley. We'll explore the open habitats of Trendlebere Down before dropping down into Yarner Wood in the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve in our search for the many different types of fungi that grow t...

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Lino Prints
Autumn Art: Lino Printing Family Workshop
23rd Oct 2018 10:00am-12:00pm

Part of the stone railway, the Granite Tramway, runs through the top of the East Dartmoor nature reserve. It was made from hundreds of blocks of granite cut to form two parallel tracks snaking down from Haytor all the way to Stover.

Using these repeating shapes and the patterns in the woods as inspiration come...

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Acitivities at Spitchwick
Treemendous Trees At Spitchwick
24th Oct 2018 11:00am-3:00pm

The Dart Valley is beautiful at this time of year as the autumn leaves change colour. Join the Dart Valley in Focus project to discover the trees of Spitchwick. Why not go on an autumn walk then join us for this drop-in session for families which will include crafts and activities all about trees.

Cooking popcorn over a campfire
Woodland Survival!
21st Feb 2019 10:00am-2:00pm

Could you survive a day “lost” on the nature reserve? Imagine your plane has crashed in the wooded wilds of Dartmoor; you need to find somewhere safe to build a shelter, make a fire and cook your rations. Survivors are grouped into teams of around 6 people to undertake these woodland challenges. We'll pr...

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Last update: 23 Nov 2015 12:23pm