The western gateway to the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site

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View towards the Exe estuary from Lower Halsdon's multi use pathway

Multi-use pathway at Lower Halsdon Farm now open 

The new pathway provides greater access to the Exe Estuary Trail, inviting visitors to admire the impressive views and rich wildlife.

Upcoming events

Countryside Ranger day: Hedge-laying

Sat 06 Jan 2018
Try your hand at a new countryside skill, rejuvenating hedgerows for the local wildlife.

Jurassic Paddle

Tue 01 May 2018
Some would say that the Jurassic Coast is best explored from the water - and now's your chance to see this incredible area from a new perspective.

50 things Friday - Nature extravaganza

Fri 01 Jun 2018
It's time to get your sharp eyes ready for some minibeast hunting and wildlife searching on a farm.

Lop and chop! Family hedge-laying day

Sat 13 Oct 2018
Help the grownups with sawing, lopping and chopping to keep our hedges strong and healthy!


Orcombe Point at Exmouth

Edith Pratt OBE, a champion for wartime women 

Look back to the First World War when Edith Pratt of Prattshayes forged the way for women in the workplace.


Our work


Get involved

Hedgelaying is great way to enjoy the outdoors and help conserve the countryside

Volunteer in East Devon 

If you love getting stuck in with hands-on jobs, or enjoy talking to people about pieces of local history, or even just want to learn new skills, we've got plenty of opportunities to volunteer with our East Devon team.