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! .

Sunday 7 July, 10.00 - 12.00 (2hrs)
Pond Dip
Come and see what nature is doing in the pond.
Meet at Burrator Arboretum
(SX 569 690)
Bookings taken now


Tuesday 6 August, 10.00 - 12.00 (2hrs)
Den Building

Get the imagination firing and build your own shelter using materials provided by nature.  Are you confident your den will pass the rain test!?  Add the finishing touches to your den by creating a name plaque – what will you call yours?
Meet near to Tottiford reservoir (SX 811 838)
Drive over the Kennick/Tottiford Reservoir Dam in the direction such that Kennick is to your left.  Follow the road around to the right and up a slight hill and continue for a couple of hundred metres. You will see us!  Parking is available on your left-hand side along the grassy verge – beware of drains dug through the verge.  The activity is in a plantation N.E. of Tottiford Reservoir. Please check route in advance and car share if possible.  Not easy for buggies.  No dogs.  
Bookings taken from 16 July


Saturday 7 September, 14.00 - 16.00 (2hrs)  
A stick is not just a stick …….

Sticks are just about the best loved toy of all time and the starting point for endless adventures. If you haven’t found your special stick yet, what are you waiting for? Join us for a fun afternoon creating, crafting and cooking with a stick. Your only limit is your own imagination.
Meet at Wray Woods
(SX 772 842)
Bookings taken from 19 August