Events and activities

Events and activities

Come and enjoy an activity on Dartmoor with the Rangers as part of the Ranger Ralph Club!

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 2 October, 14.00 (2hrs)
Bushcraft and Billy Tea
Come to our woods and learn some backwoods skills including campfire cooking, whittling, knots and more. Find out how to brew the perfect cup of billy tea!
Bring a mixing bowl of approx. 20cm diameter, a wooden spoon and a cup.
Meet at Wray Cleave (SX 772 842) on the A382 Bovey to Mortonhampstead road.
Book from 13 September.

This event is FULLY BOOKED


Tuesday 26 October, 10.00-15.00 (5 hrs)
Ranger Ralph Club’s 21st Birthday Celebrations
Bring your family for a whole day out to celebrate the Ranger Ralph Club reaching 21 years old. Activities will include bird box making, pewter casting, apple bird feeders, bug hunts and more.
Bring a picnic and plenty to drink.
Meet at Challacombe Farm, Widecombe in the Moor (SX 694 797)
Book from 5 October.

Saturday 20 November, 10.00-12.00 (2hrs)
Leafy Art – Get Naturally Creative.
Playing with leaves is a fun and simple way to enhance our connection with the natural world.
Come and capture a falling leaf to create a work of art.
Meet at Yarner Wood Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey (SX 783 793)
Book from 1 November.

Saturday 4 December 14.00-16.00 (2 hrs)
Nature's Decorations
Get crafty for Christmas using natural materials along with campfire treats & hot chocolate.
Meet at Burrator Discovery Centre car park, Burrator Reservoir, Yelverton. PL20 6PE.
Book from 15 November.

To book please telephone (01626) 831080 or email education@dartmoor.gov.uk. Booking is essential for these activities as numbers are limited. If ,for any reason, you find you cannot make the event, please call and cancel. This will give other people the opportunity to book. Sorry, but we do not allow dogs on our events.


The Ranger Ralph Club for Kids aged 5 - 12yrs

Join our club!