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 21 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

Starts 19 Apr 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 Bluebell Day at Holyford Woods

Bluebell Day at Holyford Woods

20 Apr 2024

Join us down at our Holyford Woods nature reserve for a day of guided walks, tea and cake, finished off with some soup around the campfire.

Read more about Bluebell Day Plant Medicine Walk

Bluebell Day Plant Medicine Walk

20 Apr 2024

Join Medical Herbalist Maggie Haworth on a gentle walk through Holyford Woods on our Bluebell Day event to explore the medicinal plants that can be found and what they were used for.

Read more about Wild Honiton Volunteering - Knapp Copse

Wild Honiton Volunteering - Knapp Copse

27 Apr 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 Yoga at Seaton Wetlands

Yoga at Seaton Wetlands

Starts 03 May 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 Celtic Magic of the Trees

Celtic Magic of the Trees

18 May 2024

A series of workshops of myth, magic, medicine and meaning, led by Medical Herbalist Maggie Haworth. This magical history of trees will be interwoven with stories, traditional and modern day medicinal uses.

Read more about Canoe Safari

Canoe Safari

Starts 20 May 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 AV&DCS Family Explorer Day Colyton Community Woods

AV&DCS Family Explorer Day Colyton Community Woods

28 May 2024

Join the Axe Valley and District Conservation ranger along with Wild East Devon educational ranger Penny to explore the site, learn about wildlife and get creative using natural materials.

Read more about Nightjar Guided Walk

Nightjar Guided Walk

Starts 31 May 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 Plant Sale

Plant Sale

08 Jun 2024

Come down to Seaton Wetlands for some lovely cake and beverages and browse our lovely selection of donated plants and flowers. 10am - 2pm

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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