50 things on the coast and in the countryside

This summer holiday head to the beautiful south west coast and countryside to get stuck in to your 50 things list. Join our rangers and volunteers for regular events and activities - and don't forget to bring the sun cream and a hat.

    Branscombe, East Devon

    Every Wednesday in August meet our ranger and go on an adventure. There will be bug hunting, stream dipping, den building and a rock pool ramble. Slippery slugs, magical glow worms and colourful sea anemones are just some of the amazing creatures you could discover.

    Wed 6, 13, 20, 27 August, 1-3pm

    Leigh Woods, near Bristol

    Each Tuesday from 29 July to 19 August and each Thursday from 24 July to 28 August the rangers at Leigh Woods will be helping you complete your 50 things challenge. With a different event each day you'll be able to do the great big tree climb, den build, do art in the wild, walk barefoot in the woods, hold a scary beast, go on a night walk and do some bat detecting, try a blackberry forage and take part in a woodland survival day. Should keep you busy over the school holidays.

    Times and prices vary so please check the Leigh Woods website for full details.

    Brean Down, Somerset

    Join us for fresh air fun and the chance to complete some of your 50 things in a series of adventures to seek out nature at Brean Down.

    Wild Wednesdays at Brean Down - 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August, 11am - 2pm. £2 per child.

    Fyne Court, Somerset

    Enjoy your summer outdoors at Fyne Court. Every Wednesday from 30 July to 27 August you will be able to do a different activity for your 50 things challenge. From creating wild art to hunting for bugs and creepy crawlies there will be plenty for you to do.

    Wild Wednesdays at Fyne Court - 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August, 10am - 2pm. £2 per child.

    Holnicote Estate, Somerset

    Join us at Piles Mill on the Holnicote Estate for our Wild Wednesdays - the perfect place to tick off more of your 50 things challenge. Become a young explorer, hunt for bugs and do some wild art - each week will be a different activity.

    Wild Wednesdays at Piles Mill - 30 July, 13, 27 August, 10am - 2pm. £2 per child.

    Penrose Estate, Cornwall

    Join the rangers at Penrose for a series of adventures to help you with your 50 things challenge. From exploring the world of mini beasts in the walled garden to den building in the woods you're sure to have fun.

    Thursday 31 July, 7, 21 August. Also Tue 5 August (Mark's Ark) and Wed 13 Aug (Batty about bats)

    Times and prices vary - please see the Penrose website for details.

    The Lizard, Cornwall

    On Wednesdays throughout August you can join the wild Lizard ranger for a rummage in the rock-pools at Kennack Sands, near Kuggar, to discover the strange creatures that live there. There will be activities in the tent at the back of the beach too.

    Wild Wednesdays beach craft - 6, 13, 20,27 August

    Times vary please check the website for details.

    Lansallos, Cornwall

    Every Thursday in the school holidays the ranger team at Lansallos have thought up lots of things to get you outside, have fun and tick off more of your 50 things. From tree climbing to campfire cookouts there is sure to be something to make you smile.

    Summer fun at Lansallos - Thursday 24, 31 July, 7, 14, 21, 28 August, 11am - 3pm.

    Booking advisable on 01726 870146.