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©National Trust Images/Mel Peters ©National Trust Images/Mel Pters

The walks to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide are open during daylight hours through December and January. A walk in the gorge is a great way to escape the modern world for an hour and burn off some of the Christmas excess. Please be aware... more

Outdoor & Active

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©National Trust Images/Mel Peters ©National Trust Images/Mel Pters

The walks to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide are open during daylight hours through December and January. A walk in the gorge is a great way to escape the modern world for an hour and burn off some of the Christmas excess. Please be aware... more

Outdoor & Active

Christmas and commemoration garlands at Cotehele Cotehele’s annual Christmas garland, built from flowers grown on the estate is always a big event, and this year, the centenary of the end of the First World War, is being marked with an extra... more

Outdoor & Active

Saturday 1st December to Sunday 9th December Horrabridge Nativity Scene Festival The Festival of Nativity Scenes at St John’s, Horrabridge, is now in its fifth year. Participants are as enthusiastic as ever and the festival is fast becoming a... more

Culture

Dickensian Evening is one of the most popular events in the Tavistock calendar, and a brilliant, atmospheric evening out in beautifully historic surroundings to start the run-up to Christmas. There will be the traditional switch-on of the town's ... more

Community News

OCRA Gym, Trampoline & DMT Club is a fun, friendly club open to everyone. In the last five years it has grown from just six sessions per week to twenty-seven, with 280 members from three to 60 years old. Gym and trampolining are impressive sports... more

Community News

Autumn colour at the castle This is the perfect time of year to make the most of the last days of summer and look ahead to the crisp colourful days of autumn. It’s a busy time at Castle Drogo as the countdown to completion of our building project b more

Outdoor & Active

There’s a lot going on in autumn at Finch Foundry For Hallowe’en we will be offering a fun children’s trail during the week leading up to Hallowe’en and there will also be spooky storytelling in the forge on Saturday, October 27th... more

Outdoor & Active

From apple juice to witch’s brews . . . Whatever the weather a visit to the gorge is an adventure. After heavy rain the river will be crashing and tumbling over the cascades, and there will be lots of puddles to splash in. If you’re lucky enough... more

Outdoor & Active

The Miniature Pony Centre sits on the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon and is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly. Can you imagine being able to go into a paddock and to be surrounded by miniature ponies and tiny foals? The j more

Community News

NMA celebrates 20 years of connecting people with the oceans The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be celebrating its 20th birthday this year with a programme of events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our ocean more

Community News

In celebration of its 20th birthday, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be holding a series of special events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our oceans and their importance for a healthy planet. It has bee more

Community News

KID FOR A QUID!!!! A great way to introduce your children to music Choral music is for everyone Exeter Festival Chorus believes music is for everyone, so as part of their 25th Anniversary celebrations they are offering their concert tickets to eve more

Community News

Lewdown and Bridestowe cricket clubs are looking forward to building on a strong first year of combining their junior sections for the good of youth cricket in the West Devon Area. The two clubs have put aside any local rivalry and have the common ai more

Outdoor & Active

The Rotary Club of Okehampton will once again be running its annual series of Primary Schools Quiz events during February. This popular competition has been run by the Rotary Club for many years and encourages teams from all the primary schools in th more

Community News

This summer, all eyes will be on Russia for the FIFA World Cup, but for children in the Lydford area, there's a focus on football a little closer to home. Lydford Foxes is a new and growing youth football club, with a support team determined to go fr more

Outdoor & Active

Lots to see and masses to do, both on and off the water Just five minutes off the A30, between Launceston and Okehampton, you will find the spectacular Roadford Lake. Surrounded by countryside and nestled amongst the beautiful surroundings of the Wo more

Community News

The annual Christmas flower garland has been hung, the choirs have started to sing and the chefs are busy cooking festive lunches in the restaurants. Christmas is in full swing at Cotehele, the National Trust place near Saltash. The gardeners worked more

Community News

Step back in time and experience a Christmas Elizabethan style! With cooking in the kitchen, festive dancing in the great hall and the traditional Lord of Misrule causing mischief – it is a Christmas not to be missed. Under a canopy of stars created more

Community News

‘We are actually learning — but not having to write anything!’ At Lifton Community Primary School we pride ourselves on the outdoor learning opportunities that we provide for our children. They allow the children to work in an environment away from more

Education

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