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

Red wood ants with queen
Ants and their Amazing Antics
16th Aug 2018 1:30pm-3:30pm

Discover the incredible red wood ants of Yarner Wood on this afternoon of fun wildlife activities. There will be chances to get close up to these mini-beasts, play games and get crafty

This event is organised by Woodland Trust and Natural England as part of the Discovering the Nature of the Bovey Valley projec...

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Sherrif and his posse
Knights of the Greenwood
23rd Aug 2018 1:30pm-3:30pm

Edmund Blackheart has used the dark arts to cast a spell across the whole Kingdom. Everything is decaying, there is no food and the lands are bare. We must journey to the corners of the Kingdom on a Quest for the Rainbow Jewels which will break this spell!

At Yarnalot , Sir Oaken Bough , the Green Knight must ...

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Surveyor inspecting a barbastelle bat
Bats in the Bovey Valley
30th Aug 2018 7:45pm-9:30pm

Family Friendly     Booking essential

A family friendly night time walk in search of bats and other wildlife. This will be a circular walk through the Bovey Valley approx. 2 ½ miles.

Sturdy footwear, torches, insect repellent and suitable outdoor clothing recommended.<...

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Last update: 23 Nov 2015 12:23pm