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! At the bottom of the page you can see previous activities with photos that Ranger Ralph has held.

Wednesday 1 August, 13.30-15.30 am (2.0 hrs)  

Tin Panning and Metal Medallions

Come and try your hand at tin panning – separate out different weights of material just with water. After that, carve your very own memorial medallion and with the help of Blacksmith Bill cast this in metal.

Meet at Challacombe Farm, Widecombe in the Moor (SX 694 797)

Book from 11 July 2018

Wednesday 29 August, 10.30-12.00 am (2.0 hrs)


Orienteering is the sport of navigation. Try and navigate between control points that are marked on a special map. You don’t have to race as everything can be done at your own pace.

Meet at Norsworthy Bridge (SX 569 693)

Book from 08 August 2018

Saturday 15 September, 10.00 – 12.30 am (2.5hrs)

Dipping into the Dart

Come and discover what makes the Dart so special for wildlife and help do something to protect this important habitat.

Meet at Newbridge car park (SX 711 708) Parking £2 per day

Book from 27 August