Dartmoor National Park Authority events: 16/08/2011

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Date start15/08/2011
Date end15/08/2011
Contact telephone01626 832093
TUESDAY 16th Aug

Easy Going Dartmoor Mini Bus Tour (Newton Abbot) Easy-Going Dartmoor Tours offer elderly people and people of all ages with disabilities the chance to enjoy a day out visiting sites on the beautiful high moor accompanied by a National Park Guide. Cost £9.00. Book on 01626 335775

10:30: 2hr Walk, Dartmoor Pony Walk to Shilstone Rock Stud (Widecombe-In-The-Moor) Visit Shilstone Rocks Stud and discover more about the history of this National Park icon. Hear more about pedigree Dartmoor Pony and the work of the Dartmoor Pony Society and the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust to preserve the genetic pool for this amazing animal.

20:30 – 23:00:  National Trust Firework Walk.  Plymbridge and the Upper Plym.  See the spectacular fireworks championships in Plymouth Sound from a different perspective. Experience a night walk on Dartmoor with the ranger.  Meet at Blackabrook Bridge, grid ref SX 564 644.  Wear warm clothing and suitable footwear.  Adult - £4, child - £2.  Booking advisable with National Trust on 01752

13:00pm-15:00pm: East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve Wildlife Explorers- Stream Dipping
Discover more about the wildlife on the reserve. Find out what lurks in the depths of the stream. Bring wellies.
For more information contact the reserve on 01626 832330, email
andrew.bailey@naturalengland.org.uk or check our website www.naturalengland.org.uk.  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