http://www.organicarts.org.uk/projects/ Based at West Town Farm in Ide, Organic Arts is a charity providing learning opportunities to do with the land and countryside. We recently took part in a wildlife walk run in conjunction with Devon Wildlife Trust and had a fantastic time! We were taken on a lovely walk around the farm land, and … Continue reading Organic Arts, West Town Farm
http://www.bartonplacefarm.co.uk/A lovely, friendly shop with easy, free parking. Barton Place sells their own farm produce, and products from very local suppliers. It is open from Tuesday-Sunday, up to 6pm in the week!It is found on Wrefords Lane, just above Cowley Bridge or below Stoke Woods. It is only a few minutes from the university. You … Continue reading Barton Place Farm Shop
http://www.topshamcommunityassociation.co.uk/goat-walk-land/4590477702 Topsham is a lovely place with loads to explore and discover. It feels very coastal whilst being easily reachable from Exeter on public transport. There is limited on road parking around the narrow streets of Topsham, so it is better to park in one of the pay and display car parks. The biggest of … Continue reading The Goat Walk – Topsham.
http://www.devonheritage.org/Places/Broadclyst/Broadclyst-TheWindmill.htm This lovely circular walk starts from Elbury Lane in Broadclyst. It is reasonably short and very child friendly, whilst still feeling like you’ve had a change of scene! There is a free carparking area opposite the garage, and the footpath is immediately after this on your right. The windmill (without sails) is visible across … Continue reading Windmill Walk – Broadclyst.
https://exeter.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/parks-and-open-spaces/valley-parks/mincinglake-valley-park/A place to feel at the top of the world - but so close to Exeter city centre! Mincinglake valley Park is found between Stoke Hill and Beacon Heath, with free car parks off Stoke Hill (next to Sylvania Hut) and Calthorpe Road (opposite St Katherine’s Road) There are bus stops on both sides of … Continue reading Mincinglake Valley Park
At the top of Eastern Fields, accessed most easily off Beacon Heath, there is a little park with a fantastic ‘cave’ in for playing all sorts of imagining games! There is a small parking pull in nearby and free on street parking all around, as well as being close to bus routes (the B bus stops … Continue reading Arena Park – Beacon Heath
Amazing views, stunning woodland, lots of space to run around and all 5 mins from the centre of Exeter! There are free car parks at the top of Pennsylvania Road, or off the A396 from Cowley Bridge to Tiverton. There are waymarked trails with marker posts through the wood. There are also lots of additional paths … Continue reading Stoke Woods
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Belmont+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-3.5179515,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x4233acfeefaefa12Easy to find near Clifton Hill Sports Centre, Belmont Park is a great place to take children of all ages and let them burn off some energy. There are lots of parking spaces in 2 hour bays, it’s on many bus routes and only a very short walk from Exeter City Centre.There is a large … Continue reading Belmont Park
http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood/27866/killerton-estate-danes-wood/ A fantastic spot for walking with dogs and/or children, Danes Wood is part of the Killerton Estate. To find the main car park you follow the signs for Killerton (through Broadclyst on the B3181) and then drive straight past Killerton’s main entrance on your right. When you reach a fork take the left side … Continue reading Danes Wood
A fantastic place for a variety of walks, an off-lead doggy run or a picnic and play. You can come for half an hour or easily while away a day. We always head to ‘the activity tree’ - a large fallen log with a cargo net, rope swing and branch steps that can be sat on, … Continue reading Ellerhayes Activity Tree