East Soar

A coastline of dramatic cliffs, open farmland and hidden sandy coves


East Soar Ranger Run, South Devon 

A breathtaking circular route that dips and climbs along the rugged cliffs where 'Dartmoor meets the sea'.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Big day out on the farm

Sun 28 Apr 2019
Meet the animals, explore East Soar's ponds and meadows and have a go at making butter. Just some of the activities planned for the Big day out on the farm.

Dawn chorus guided walk

Mon 06 May 2019
This a special opportunity to join the ranger at the farm to see the sunrise and to hear and see the dawn chorus.

South Down Farm - open evening

Thu 11 Jul 2019
Join the rangers and Plantlife to explore the farm for plants, birds, insects and other wildlife.

Bolberry bug hunting

Wed 07 Aug 2019
Join the rangers to explore and discover the small creatures that live in the meadows on Bolberry Down.

Festive fun at East Soar 2019

Sun 15 Dec 2019
Escape the high street and join the rangers to make Christmas decorations from natural materials and help the wildlife through the long winter by making simple feeders.
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Our work



Living Off The Land : The changing face of farming in the South Devon AONB

A film created by the AONB after completing a project looking at what it means to live, work and grow up on a farm in South Devon. There are 359 agricultural holdings covering just over 25,000 hectares of land.

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Panoramic view over the Salcombe estuary towards Rickham Common and Portlemouth Down, Devon

Honouring 100 years since Salcombe’s Lifeboat Disaster 

In 1916, a lifeboat capsized and claimed the lives of 13 crew in a devastating tragedy. A century later, Salcombe remembers the lost rescuers.