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Flaming June?

Although you may have to dress for wet blustery weather rather than for a scorching hot day, there are still plenty of exciting events going on in…

Age UK May National Walking Month 2017

Age ain’t nothing but a number!

Age UK and Handicare have created a guide on The UK’s best walks for the elderly which features a variety of walking routes and lists what…

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It’s Naturally Healthy month? Get out!

Our evenings are getting longer, the days are slowly getting warmer, the spring flowers are blooming and the swallows are back.  Time to get outside and enjoy…

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May Day, coracles, stallions and Spring Gala on Exmoor

Spring has sprung!  If you want to see in May Day with a traditional Maypole dance, tug o war and welly throwing, look no further than Simonsbath…

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World Heritage Day

Today, the 18th April 2017 is World Heritage Day 2017 and is an opportunity to showcases the UK’s ’Wonders of the World’ in a global day of…

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The Timeless Coast

If you are partial to enjoying spectacular coastlines and exploring landscapes with world class geology, why not try some of the ideas in this new –

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Two Moors Way inspirational video clips

“Two moors, two coasts and 117 miles of beautiful and varied landscapes just waiting to be explored on foot….”  In case you ever wondered what the

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Snowdrop strolls, mining meanders and a 13km challenge!

Wrap up warm and get some fresh air on Exmoor in February.  The Exmoor events calendar in February is packed with activities to get you springing…

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Exmoor walks, wassailing and snowdrops

Start 2017 with an energising walk on Exmoor.  There is a free guided walk around the charming village of The Brendons on the 11th and there is…

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Visit “The Coroner” Locations

Over the past two weeks the BBC 1 drama series “The Coroner” has been highlighting some of the stunning scenery of the South Devon coast .  Set…

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Devon Tour of Britain Stages

The Tour of Britain made its first foray into Devon in 2007 when the race crossed briefly into the county from Somerset. Since then, Devon’s involvement has…

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Over the Hills – Two Moors Way Re-Launched!

The Two Moors Way, one of the region’s most popular walking routes, was recently re-launched as part of its 40th anniversary year at a celebration event at…

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Warming walks on Exmoor in November

You can warm yourself up this autumn by joining some active events on Exmoor in November.  Just over the border in Somerset, you can take part…

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Brixham: Walking Through Time

Join South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and  well-known  local historian John Risdon,  for a circular 5 mile walk  from Brixham Library on Sunday…

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Triassic Coast Cruise

What makes the Jurassic Coast so special?  Come aboard a Triassic Coast Cruise, with Stuart Line Cruises, and find out why is it is described as a jewel…

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Get on your bike!

The Love to Ride Devon – Summer Cycle Challenge – month is in September, but you can start limbering up and getting your bike ready now!  You…

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Time for an adventure in National Parks Week

National Parks Week runs from Monday 25th to Sunday 31st July and this year’s theme is adventure.  You could join mini-beast safaris and worm hunts at…

Sir David Attenborough launches the Big Butterfly Count 2015, at London Wetland Centre, on 17 July 2015.

Can you tell your red admirals from your peacocks?

Red admirals, peacocks, meadow brown, tortoiseshell, gatekeeper…  These are just some of the wonderfully evocative names of our butterfly species.  Why not go for a stroll and…

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Get Devon Buzzing!

July is Devon Pollinators’ Month, so take time to celebrate and support our vitally important pollinating insects! You can help our bees and butterflies in many…

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Exmoor National Park July events

Believe it or not, it is…

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Dartmoor Walking Festival

There’s more to Dartmoor than Haytor, but have you tried walking any other parts…

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Get off the beaten track on a Tramper!

If you want to explore the countryside but have concerns…

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Enjoy Exmoor!

There is growing evidence that being in ‘green space’ is great for both physical and mental health and the National Parks in Devon offer the perfect opportunity…

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Two Moors Way – 40th Anniversary

The Two Moors Way is a walking route, originally inspired by a group of Devon Ramblers stretching for 102 miles between Lynmouth on the Exmoor north Devon…

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Devon Naturally Healthy Month

There’s now loads of evidence that the natural environment makes us feel better. You don’t have to walk far, you don’t have to own a mountain bike,…

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South West Riders Fun Ride

Sunday 3rd April 2016

At the Tamar Trails near Tavistock – northern entrance.

Start 10am to 12pm. £15 per adult, £10 under sixteen.

The majority of the route will be…

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Watch new #PlaceToBe film

Make Devon your #PlaceToBe for walking and cycling this year…

With miles of traffic-free walking and cycling trails set in spectacular natural landscapes, Devon is the ultimate destination…

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Catch the Tamar Trails on Film!

Take a sneak preview of the exciting Tamar Trails by catching this beautiful new film. Over 15 miles of dedicated multi-use trails will entice…

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New Tarka Trail Guide

A new guide to the Tarka Trail is out now! Whether cycling, walking or exploring, the Tarka Trail runs…

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Swap the couch for the countryside – naturally!

We’re encouraging children and their families to cut back on the amount of sugar in their diet by signing up to the Sugar Swap challenge.

As…

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Where are you going today?

Let Journey Devon help you find your way. Wherever you want to be, there are lots of ways to make getting around Devon using public transport easy…

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Improve your health and wellbeing with Explore Devon

Devon’s natural environment is breathtaking, and accessing it can help to improve health and well-being. Whether we’re taking a gentle stroll or having a more invigorating run…