Dartmoor National Park Authority events: 11/08/2011

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Date start10/08/2011
Date end10/08/2011
Contact telephone01626 832093
THURSDAY 11th Aug:

10:00: 2.5hr Walk, Pilates Body Walk (Princetown) Brisk Walking with a difference - core stability, good posture and stretching, to promote fitness, flexibility and well-being.  Cost £5.50.  Includes tuition with Pilates instructor.  Book on 01822 618660 or 07976 289260.

09:00:  Okehampton Show. Stoney Park Showground. Details www.okehamptonshow.com .

10:00 -12:00:  National Trust Young Bird Watchers. Plymbridge and the Upper Plym.  A fun childrens walk in the woods, identifying all the different birds that live there.  Meet at Plym Bridge, grid ref SX 524 585.  Child - £4.  Booking advisable with National Trust on 01752 341377.

11:00:  Guided Walks at Higher Kiln Quarry. Buckfastleigh.  Guided walks (1hr1/2 hr) to see the quarry and caves, with an opportunity to enter the famous bone cave and on site museum.  Walks start at 11am and 2pm Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Cost Adults £5.00, School age children £2.50 and £14.00 for family ticket, there is no need to book. Walks start from the William Pengelly Cave Studies Centre, Russet Lane. More information at www.pengellytrust.org or 01752 775195.

10:00 – 16:00:  Daffodil Crafts. Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor.  This is all pure craft, and the goods are made by the person on the stand that’s selling them.

13:00-15:00: East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Pirates of the Greenwood- Voyage of the Flycatcher
The Captain needs your help, journey the Seven Seas, face your fears, uncovering mysterious tracks and decode cryptic puzzles. Family fun for children 6-12 years.
Booking essential. To book your place and for more information contact the reserve on 01626 832330, email andrew.bailey@naturalengland.org.uk (external link, opens new window) or check our website www.naturalengland.org.uk (external link, opens new window).This event is organised by Natural England. Find us on www.facebook.com/DartmoorNNR .  Meet at Yarner Wood Car Park, off the Bovey Manaton Road