Last snow day of Spring 2018?

The 20th of March is the first day of the astronomical spring!  You can almost hear the birds and flowers sighing with relief! Now that the snow is slowly melting after two exciting flurries of snow in one month, it might be time to pack away the sledge and get back to normal.  Have a look at what’s going on in your local area, Natural Devon’s Naturally Healthy webpages list places to go  and things to do.  Here are a few ideas to get you started…

Volunteer Day at Stover, Sunday 25th March, 10am – 4pm.  Why not join our growing army of Conservation Volunteers? Tasks are varied and all tools are provided.  No special skills are needed – just bring along lunch and old clothes.  There is a car parking charge of £1.50 for 2 hours and £3.00 for all day.  Charges apply from dusk till dawn. For more information call 01626 835 236 or email

Easter orienteering challenge at Dawlish Countryside Park  Sunday 1 April, 1pm to 3.30pm.
Navigate around Dawlish in search of eggstraordinary clues. £1 per person and no need to book. Start point near noticeboard beyond car park.

Spring Adventure Day at the Grand Western Canal, Wednesday 4th April, 2-4pm.
Hop along to the country park and discover what creatures live in and around the canal.
Meet at the Rangers Office, Canal Hill, Tiverton. Booking essential, £5 per child.

Coastal Creatures Rockpool Scavenger Hunt, Thursday 5th April 2pm-4pm. Join the rangers and Cat Oliver from the North Devon Coast AONB for this rockpool ramble with a difference!
Meet at Westward Ho! Slipway.

Ludwell Valley Park Copyright Mabel Cheung Harris