Exmoor Events Calendar

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How to use our Calendar

Here you will find a range of events and walks provided by Exmoor National Park Authority and other organisations. Each organisation is responsible for their own listings, ring the contact telephone numbers provided if you require additional information. (If you are the organiser of a local event and would like to submit it to appear in the calendar click here)

Use the tick boxes to filter the type of events you are interested in or leave the boxes blank to see all events. Tick as many boxes as you like, but please note you will only see events that meet all the categories you have ticked. For example if you are looking for an event that is both "free" and "great for families" and where "dogs are welcome" - then you need to tick all those boxes and then press "update calendar". The more boxes you select - the more events will filtered out of the calendar to only leave any that meet your search criteria. You can view a week or a month at a time. Click on individual entries in the calendar for more information about the event.

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Wildflower trail

Monday 23rd April 2018 1211

Location: Watersmeet House, Lynmouth
Duration: 4 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Discover the magical beauty of Exmoor's wildlflowers this Spring with this fun and informative trail around the woodlands of Watersmeet. Pick up your trail map from the National Trust shop.
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Greencombe Garden opening

Monday 23rd April 2018 1202

Location: Greencombe Gardens
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Greencombe is a 3.5 acre garden on a north-facing hill that borders ancient woodlands covering the slopes rising above to the south. The light comes from the north, with the sky sweeping down to the open ocean of the Atlantic to the northwest and Wales across the Bristol Channel. Come in April for Erythronium and rhododendrons, May for azaleas, June for roses and lilies, and July for buddleia and lilies. Come anytime for magic and wonder. We have four national plant collections: Erythronium, Polystichum, Vaccinium, and Gaultheria. Bookings: Groups of 15 or more, please call 01643-862363
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Headwaters of the Exe Certified Riverfly Training

Tuesday 24th April 2018 10:30 am

Location: Piles Mill, Allerford (SS905465)
Duration: 5 hours
Description: A certificated training day with a local riverfly expert to develop the skillset to survey a site on the River Exe. Participants will need to a commit to monitoring a site in the Exe catchment three times per year after the event, feeding information into the Headwaters of the Exe project. Terrain will be rough, wet and uneven and will include in-river working. Participants will need to get in and out of the river and work in flowing water up to welly depth. Lunch and refreshments are provided.
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Yellowcombe & Winsford

Thursday 26th April 2018 10:00 am

Location: Winsford Car Park
Duration: 3 hours
Description: Challenging walk around Winsford Hill taking in Caratacus Stone and the Punchbowl. Steep inclines. 5 miles distance. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear, unsuitable for young children. Refreshments available in Winsford.
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Lynmouth Boat Trip

Friday 27th April 2018 03:30 pm

Location: Lynmouth Harbour
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: The steep cliffs, tiny inlets and rocky shoreline of Exmoor are spectacular, and best viewed from the sea. Huge cliffs tower above as guillemots and razorbills swoop and dive over your head. Join an Exmoor National Park Ranger for this unique experience that few people get to see so close up.
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Youth Football Festival

Saturday 28th April 2018 1209

Location: Allerford and Selworthy Community Hall, Hare Park, Allerford
Duration: 8 hours
Description: The Youth Football Festival. 2 days of junior football matches. Entry to watch the matches is free. Hot and cold refreshments will be on sale all day at the village hall. Burgers, rolls, cakes, cream teas and much more.
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Saul Rose & James Delarre in concert @ Shammick Acoustic

Saturday 28th April 2018 07:30 pm

Location: Pack o' Cards, High Street, Combe Martin
Duration: 3 hours
Description: These two make a quite exceptional duo, combining thrilling fiddle performance with some of the finest melodeon playing to be heard on the folk scene. Having started playing melodeon when he was just ten years old, Saul has been a professional musician on and off since his late teens, and has played with some of the greats of the scene, most notably with Eliza Carthy and Nancy Kerr in the Kings of Calicutt, Waterson:Carthy, and most recently, Faustus. He also spent a year as ‘Songman’ in the West End production of ‘War Horse’. His voice is rich and warm, and beautifully suited to traditional English songs. Likewise, James has been playing violin from a young age, mostly self-taught, and turned professional very early on, working with Jim Moray, Mawkin:Causley and others, and later appeared in a number of television series and feature films. The pair met and worked together at Sidmouth Folk Week some ten years ago and became firm friends, the music flowing whenever they get together. As a duo, they harness all the subtleties of traditional music while still producing an exciting and energetic display of musicianship. The joy with which they experience music together is hypnotic, captivating and addictive.
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