The annual East Devon Heath Week will go ahead next week

    A hugely popular activities week celebrating the wildlife, history and landscape of East Devon’s new National Nature Reserve, is to go ahead this month. The annual East Devon Heath Week had to be cancelled last year due to the pandemic, but it’s now set to take place on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths from Sunday 25th July until Saturday 31st July.

    A hugely popular activities week celebrating the wildlife, history and landscape of East Devon’s new National Nature Reserve, is to go ahead this month.

    The annual East Devon Heath Week had to be cancelled last year due to the pandemic, but it’s now set to take place on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths from Sunday 25th July until Saturday 31st July.

    Heath Week is led by the organisations that take care of the site and welcome visitors to enjoy, understand and respect countryside areas; Clinton Devon Estates, the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust, Devon Wildlife Trust, RSPB South West and East Devon District Council (Wild East Devon).

    The Pebblebed Heaths is one of Europe’s rarest habitats and visitors can join self-led and bookable events throughout the week. They include walks, talks, a nightjar safari, pond dipping, family creative writing sessions, a ‘waggy walk’ for dogs, book trail and ‘twilight zone’ storytelling sessions.

    Many activities are free or by donation, and for some events there will be a small cost. Some will be spread over a longer period to ensure this shared space is safe and enjoyable for everyone. There will also be several online events so people can get involved safely from anywhere. Events involving larger crowds won’t be going ahead.

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