Wild East Devon deliver practical habitat management across 10 Nature reserves and manage19 miles of Coast path. We provide a range of volunteering opportunities to 200 volunteers. We deliver an inspiring educational service to schools and community groups and promote exciting outdoor events with numerous partner organisations. The environment and conservation is at the core of our work.

Featured Events

Read more about Spoon Carving for Beginners

Spoon Carving for Beginners

Now Playing. Ends 17 Aug 2024

Suitable for those with no or little carving experience. Starting with an axed-out blank you will use straight and curved knifes to carve your very own wooden spoon.

Read more about Bat Walk at Seaton

Bat Walk at Seaton

Now Playing. Ends 06 Sep 2024

Join us at our lovely Seaton Wetlands for a guided bat walk with our Ranger Ben. You will get to use a bat detector, get the chance to potentially hear some bat calls and learn all about the species.

Read more about Yoga at Seaton Wetlands

Yoga at Seaton Wetlands

Now Playing. Ends 05 Sep 2024

Relax with us and yoga guide Lynn at Seaton Wetlands. Connecting with nature, your body and breath through gentle mindful movements, breathing techniques and meditation.

Read more about Bird Ringing - Borrow Pit

Bird Ringing - Borrow Pit

Now Playing. Ends 10 Aug 2024

Come join the Axe Estuary Ringing Group down at the Borrow Pit at Seaton Wetlands and learn the importance of bird ringing and what data they collect, whilst learning more about certain species.

Read more about Canoe Safari

Canoe Safari

Now Playing. Ends 16 Sep 2024

We welcome you to this Canoe Safari guided by the Axe Vale Canoe Club. This session is aimed at having some fun paddling on the picturesque River Axe Estuary providing not just an introduction to Canoeing but an informative Safari exploring the wildlife and plant life of this unique estuary environment.

Read more about Nightjar Guided Walk

Nightjar Guided Walk

Now Playing. Ends 28 Jun 2024

Join one of the Wild East Devon team for a sunset guided walk around our Trinity Hill nature reserve to talk about the rare Nightjar. Hopefully see this beautiful bird and hear its beautiful churring.

Read more about Bird Portrait Workshop

Bird Portrait Workshop

13 Jul 2024

Join natural history artist James Winrow on this inspirational one day workshop introducing the techniques and tools he uses to capture the character and delicate beauty of birds.

Read more about Wild Honiton Volunteering - Honiton Bottom

Wild Honiton Volunteering - Honiton Bottom

03 Aug 2024

Get involved with the practical management of our community nature reserve. Free event and a chance to get outside in nature and help with our conservation.

Read more about Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Monday

Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Monday

05 Aug 2024

Summer holiday club 5th - 9th August. Book for one day or for the week at a discounted price. Adventurous outdoor holiday club for 7-11 year olds, led by our education ranger Penny.

Read more about Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Tuesday

Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Tuesday

06 Aug 2024

Summer holiday club 5th - 9th August. Book for one day or for the week at a discounted price. Adventurous outdoor holiday club for 7-11 year olds, led by our education ranger Penny.

Read more about Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Wednesday

Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Wednesday

07 Aug 2024

Summer holiday club 5th - 9th August. Book for one day or for the week at a discounted price. Adventurous outdoor holiday club for 7-11 year olds, led by our education ranger Penny.

Read more about Seaton wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Thursday

Seaton wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Thursday

08 Aug 2024

Summer holiday club 5th - 9th August. Book for one day or for the week at a discounted price. Adventurous outdoor holiday club for 7-11 year olds, led by our education ranger Penny.

Read more about Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Friday

Seaton Wetlands Summer Holiday Club - Friday

09 Aug 2024

Summer holiday club 5th - 9th August. Book for one day or for the week at a discounted price. Adventurous outdoor holiday club for 7-11 year olds, led by our education ranger Penny.

Read more about Summer Crafts at Seaton Wetlands

Summer Crafts at Seaton Wetlands

Starts 14 Aug 2024

Join our education ranger, Penny for our popular family crafts event. Use natural materials and small tools to create several different spring themed crafts to take home and cook a tasty snack over the camp fire.

Read more about Fun in the Stream at Seaton Wetlands

Fun in the Stream at Seaton Wetlands

Starts 22 Aug 2024

Go stream dipping with the education ranger to find out what is living in Stafford brook, make a mini raft to sail, build a dam and have a great time splashing about in the water!

Read more about Bat Box Making at Seaton Wetlands

Bat Box Making at Seaton Wetlands

24 Aug 2024

Join our Wild East Devon Ranger Ben to make a bat box to take home. This event is to celebrate International Bat Night running 24th-25th August.

Read more about Bug Hunt at Honiton Bottom

Bug Hunt at Honiton Bottom

28 Aug 2024

Search for the bugs that make Honiton Bottom Community nature reserve their home. Swish bug nets through the meadow grass and go dipping in the stream to see what you can find.

Read more about AV&DCS Family Explorer Day at Holyford Woods

AV&DCS Family Explorer Day at Holyford Woods

29 Aug 2024

Join the Axe Valley and District Conservation ranger along with Wild East Devon's education ranger Penny to explore the site, find out about the wildlife that lives there and get creative using natural materials.

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