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.

How to join the Ranger Ralph club

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!

Saturday 12 October, 10.00 - 12.00 (2hrs)
Apple Day
Join us for a morning of apple’y fun. Pick apples from the orchard, help scrat them, and taste the juice from the press. Take the Longest Peel Challenge and take home some apple artwork.
Meet at Parke, Bovey Tracey (SX805 786)
Bookings taken now


Saturday 16 November, 10.00 - 12.00 (2hrs)
Ranger Ralph Explores Burrator
Who or what lives in a potato cave?
Meet at Norsworthy Bridge (SX 569 693)
Bookings taken from 28 October


Saturday 7 December, 10.00 - 12.00 (2hrs)
Natures Decorations
We will be making a selection of Christmas decorations in time for the festive season.  
You may want to collect some natural materials during autumn, store in a cool dry place and bring them with you.
Meet at Yarner Woods Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey
(SX 783 793)
Bookings taken from 18 November