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 it!  May is Naturally Healthy month, it’s all about inspiring us all to get outside and enjoy Devon’s amazing natural environment.  You don’t have to go far, you don’t have to own a mountain bike, and there are lots of things you can do that are totally free!  Here are a few ideas to tempt you outside, note that some events may require advanced booking and may have a charge.

Rockpool Safari – Guided Tour of Wembury rockpools
01/05/2017 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm at Wembury Marine Centre.
Join us for a guided tour of the best rockpools in Britain. £3 per adult; £3 per child plus car parking charges.

Braunton Bat Walk, at Braunton Countryside Centre, Braunton
03/05/2017 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Join the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Volunteers and some high tech bat detectors for a walk around Braunton exploring how bats, in particular the Greater Horseshoe Bat, navigate around the village. Distance 2.5 km, duration 2 hours, gradient: mainly level with two steep slopes on Braunton Beacon. Start at Braunton Countryside Centre.   Free event, for more information: dave.edgcombe@devon.gov.uk /07968 079436.

Dawn Chorus and Spring Arrivals – Berry Head
06/05/2017 5:30 am – 8:30 am Berry Head National Nature Reserve
Join local bird expert Mike Langman at Berry Head for an early morning  of bird watching and learn all about the different bird songs, followed by a tasty breakfast!  Meeting point: Berry Head Carpark.  Price: £16 (includes breakfast).

Blackstone Rocks and rock pools, WemburyCopyright Debbie J http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4105561

Blackstone Rocks and rock pools, Wembury Copyright Debbie J http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4105561