New trail helps children to notice nature at Cotehele

Authored by Mary

A new outdoor trail at Cotehele, the National Trust property near Saltash in Cornwall, encourages children to notice nature by looking and listening for the different birds found on the estate.

The trail, Bird Bingo, identifies nine birds commonly sighted at Cotehele for children to seek and is filled with interesting facts about the birds and ways children can care for and encourage...

Outdoor festival launches with most iconic trail

Authored by Alli Enticott

A new outdoor festival with one of Britain’s toughest trails is promised to be one of the highlights of the South west festival.

The running event is to take place in the heart of Heddon Valley in North Devon this September 23-25.

There will be a mixture of trail running challenges, with three distances to choose from which are a full off road marathon length race, a half...

Follow the ale trail for a taste of Plymouth History

Authored by Mary

The organisers of this year’s Plymouth History Festival have joined forces with the city’s oldest working brewery to create a special beer and ale trail.

The ‘Plymouth History FestivALE’ is an exciting addition to this year’s programme and will be available at five historic pubs throughout the rest of May.

From the Fortescue Hotel, which was first recorded in the 1867 Directory...

Follow the South Hams Arts Trail

Authored by Anna Turns

51 of the most exciting home studios, workshops, galleries and exhibition halls across the South Hams will be showing artworks inspired by the glorious South Devon coastline, from Wembury to Dartmouth as part of South Hams Arts Forum Arts Trail (18-26 October). Now in its fourth year, the trail is organised by South Hams Arts Forum, an active association of talented, enthusiastic artists and...

Easter fun for all the family at Saltram

Saltram, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Friday, March 29, 2013 - 11:00 to Monday, April 1, 2013 - 15:00

29 March – 1 April: Easter Trails Go along and hunt around for the clues to earn your chocolate reward. Normal Garden admission applies, plus £2 per trail. 11.30am-3pm daily.

29 March – 1 April: Easter Crafts Get creative and join in with Saltram's Easter-themed craft workshops. 11.30am-3pm daily, £1 per item, last admission 2.30pm.

29 March – 1 April: Easter Games Easter inspired games in the Garden all weekend. Why not go along on Easter Monday and join the national egg and spoon race - don't forget to bring a spoon! Races start at 12pm running every half an hour until...

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