Regular Volunteer Events

Second Sunday Volunteers

Second Sunday of each month 10:30am – 3pm

A regular programme of conservation work days planned around the Haytor area. There will be plenty of variety with practical work being carried on habitat management and archaeological sites as well as keeping this iconic Dartmoor location looking good.

Conservation work days are a great way of getting healthy exercise in a fantastic environment and meeting like-minded people, as well as helping to look after this special place. You will also learn more about Dartmoor’s important industrial and prehistoric archaeology, wildlife habitats and rare species, moorland management and the work of the Ranger Service and all FREE of charge. Booking is essential so that we can organise tools and equipment.

Please contact Simon Lee, Ranger for the Haytor area on 07711 104541 or email

Location: Haytor area, exact location provided at time of booking

Booking required: Yes

Charge: Free

Roborough Rock Volunteers

Fourth Saturday of each month 10am – 3pm

Join our National Park Rangers reviving and conserving the fascinating Roborough Down area. Given the rich history and expanse of the Roborough area, there will be a variety of activities on offer. Some of our regular tasks include: vegetation management, archaeological conservation, litter picking, and area enhancement. Our aim is to encourage people to come along and enjoy this corner of Dartmoor from a different perspective and to get people involved with the conservation and enhancement of this fantastic area. No need to book - simply turn up at Roborough Rock on fourth Saturday of each month, 10am-3pm. Parking is available in the nearby bomb bays.

If you would like more details, please contact area ranger Paul Glanville on 07720509272 or
Come prepared with suitable clothing and a packed lunch. All tools and equipment provided together with refreshments.

Location: Roborough Rock, Grid ref SX515 672

Booking required: No

Charge: Free

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