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.

Saturday 16 September, 10.00 am (2hrs)

Billy Tea and Bushcraft

Come to the woods and learn some backwoods skills including fire lighting, den building, knots and more.

Meet at Wray Cleave (SX 772 842)  

Bookings taken from now

Saturday 14 October, 10.00 am (2 hrs)  

Apple Day

Join us for a fun day of apple’y activities. Pick apples from the orchard, help scrat them and taste the juice, fresh from the press. Try the longest peel challenge and take home an apple bird feeder for the garden.

Meet at Parke, Bovey Tracey (SX 805 786)

Book from 25 September

Saturday 28 October, 4.15 (2.5hrs)

Spooky Castle

Come if you dare!

Meet at Lydford Gorge Main Entrance (SX 509 845)

Bookings taken from 7 October

Sunday 3 December, 11.00-15.30 (4.5hrs)

Winter Fayre

Come along to Lydford Gorge and join the National Trust to share in their winter fayre. Make some decorations from natural materials with the Ranger Ralph team. There will be Dartmoor Christmas trees, garlands, mistletoe and holly for sale along with local produce and unusual gifts.

Meet at Lydford Gorge National Trust (SX 509 845)

Bookings taken from 13 November