Events and activities

children's universityCome and enjoy an activity on Dartmoor with the Rangers as part of the Ranger Ralph Club!

Look out for some fun Ranger Ralph events throughout the year.

The Ranger Ralph Club is open to all children between the ages of 5-12 years and is ideal for the young nature enthusiast in your family.

Ranger Ralph meets on a regular basis and each activity is safely led by a Dartmoor National Park Ranger. The club runs up to twelve outdoor events per year .These are all free to attend once you are a member. Joining details

If you live locally, or are coming to Dartmoor when an event is on, why not book and join in. Remember to bring your membership card! .

Friday 18 January, 6pm - 8pm (2hrs)
Wassailing
Take part in this ancient ceremony to wake the apple trees, frighten away the nasty spirits and encourage the trees to provide a bumper harvest.
Wear an apple themed head dress if you would like and bring a pan, a stick and a torch!
Meet at the Orchard at Parke
(SX 805 786)  
Bookings taken from now


Monday 18 February, 10.00 -12.00 am (2hrs)
Medieval Marvels
Come and visit Higher Uppacott, a Grade 1 listed medieval longhouse of national importance. As well as exploring the house you can test you medieval food knowledge, have a go at writing with quill pens, play medieval games and perhaps listen to a legend or two.
Meet at Higher Uppacott, Dartmoor’s medieval longhouse
(SX 702 728)
Book from 28 January 2019

Saturday 9 March, 10.30 – 12.30 (2hrs)
Snappy Snaps Treasure Hunt
Bring a digital camera or smart phone and have fun with our photographic treasure hunt. Have a go at designing one of your own.
Meet at Bedford Bridge
(SX 504 702) A386 between Tavistock and Yelverton. Car park near bridge just north of Horrabridge. Entrance besides telephone book.
Bookings taken from 16 February