East Soar

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

Running

East Soar Ranger Run, South Devon 

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

East Soar

What's on

Upcoming events

Festive fun at East Soar 2018

Sun 16 Dec 2018
12:00-15:00
Get creative and make your own Christmas decorations from natural materials.

Night run - Experience East Soar in a new light

Sat 26 Jan 2019
16:30-17:00
Join us for our Night Run this January, in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. This event is about having fun, meeting new people, exploring East Soar after dark and raising funds for our ongoing conservation work.

Big day out on the farm

Sun 28 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Meet the animals, explore East Soar on a farm trail and hunt for bugs in the long grass. Just some of the activities planned for the Big day out on the farm.

Dawn chorus guided walk

Mon 06 May 2019
06:00-08:30
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
18:00-21:00
Join the rangers and Plantlife to explore the farm for plants, birds, insects and other wildlife.

Bolberry bug hunting

Wed 07 Aug 2019
14:00-16:00
Join the rangers to explore and discover the small creatures that live in the meadows on Bolberry Down.
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Get involved

East Soar

Our work

Wildlife

Video

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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History

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.