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 30 April,12.00 noon (2hrs)

Bushcraft Basics

Come to our woods and learn some backwoods skills including campfire cooking, whittling, knots and more.
Meet at Wray Cleave (SX 772 842) on the A382 Bovey Tracey to Mortonhampstead road. Please note: There are no toilet facilities at this site.
Bookings taken from 11 April

Saturday 14 May,10.30 am (4hrs)

Dartmoor on two wheels

Explore the Granite Way, a wonderful traffic free, family friendly trail to Lydford and back. Approx: 8-9 miles. Experience beautiful views of Dartmoor from the saddle.
Bring your own bike or hire from Devon Cycle Hire with a 10% discount. Quote Ranger Ralph member. Bikes (not ebikes) are only bookable in advance by email to info@devoncyclehire.co.uk Payment will be taken on the day. They will need to know your height on booking.
Meet at Devon Cycle Hire, Sourton Down, Okehampton EX20 4HR. Bring a snack and a drink.
Bookings taken from 25 April

Saturday 18 June,10.30am (2hrs)

Art on the move

Join Ranger Bill to enjoy a stroll up to and around the beautiful old disused quarry at Haytor. Along the way we will explore our senses and create some lovely artwork to take home with you.
Meet in the Haytor middle grass car park (the free one just up the road from the Haytor Visitor Centre and toilets).
GR (SX 764 771)
Bookings taken from 30 May

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

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