Coastal Combes & Heather Highs 28th Aug 2014 11:00am-2:30pm
Meet a National Park Ranger for a walk across the scented heather moorland, down to cool woodland before a steady climb up to join the South West Coast Path and its fine views across the sea.
Meet Holdstone Down car park (with overhead barrier). SS623474.
11am for 3.5hrs/5miles.
Bring a picnic and walking boots.
More details here
Axe Vale & District Conservation Society Bird Watch - Monday 8th September
Axe Estuary and Surrounding Area
Join Ian Waite for a fascinating morning of birdwatching.
Date: Monday 8th September 2014
Time: 09.30 onwards
Venue: Meet at Axmouth Bridge lay by
Plymouth’s annual Ocean City Festival (8th – 28th September) returns bigger and better in 2014. The festival is designed to offer a fun and engaging way for families and visitors to enjoy the city, taste great food, see fascinating marine life, experience inspiring art and music and learn about a world beneath the waves. The event also aims to raise awareness, nationally and internationally, of Plymouth’s role as a leading UK marine city, for research, leisure, heritage and local produce.
Big night out on the beach!
Sat 13th Sep
National Trust and South Devon AONB
South Milton Sands
Join us for our annual evening of fun and activities on the beach! Watersports taster sessions, rockpooling, bird walks, star gazing, children’s activities, refreshments in the Beach House café and more! (Bring a clean jam jar if you want to make a lantern.) Free (small charges for watersports sessions and car park).
No need to book - just turn up!
6pm until late.
Meet at South Milton Sands, South Milton SX 677414
Saturday 13th September
11am - 4pm
Join us for an inspirational walk in the woods and use soil and plant pigments to create printed collages of magical mosses, fabulous ferns and lovely lichens. Prepare to get messy as you get up close and personal with these hidden gems!
Please bring a packed lunch and stout footwear. Also wear suitable clothing as the session may get a bit messy. You may also with to bring a camera. Meet at the Pavilion.
Booking is essential for these free workshops. Visit www.wildaboutplants.org.uk/events to book your place.
Minhead Events will be organising a Food & Drink event called Minehead Summertime Tasters that ties in with the CAMRA Real Ale Festival at the West Somerset Railway on 13-14 Sept.
This will include local food producers based in the Beach Hotel offering taster sessions, also they hope to have the YMCA doing taster sessions and creative menus.
This September, from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st inclusive, 9 new artistic commissions will animate the stunning South Dorset Ridgeway, easily explored via the South West Coast Path. Inside Out Dorset Festival is presenting free outdoor events and artworks, will be situated in the village of Littlebredy, Black Down, Ashley Chase and the spaces between.
The Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival
Saturday 20th - Sunday 28th September 2014
The beautiful Isle of Purbeck is a walker’s paradise. From coast to country, the variety is unsurpassed. go to the Walking Festival website for more details
Join a guided walk around Moonfleet exploring the literature and history of this atmospheric place nestling in the shadow of the South Dorset Ridgeway. In association with the South West Coast Path's 'Great South West Walks'
As part of the Ocean City Festival Plymouth’s Seafood Festival (Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th September) will showcase the fantastic quality of seafood available in Plymouth, both local and celebrity chefs will create a range of mouth-watering dishes from the catch of the day.