Let your creative side go wild, join our Ranger team to explore the art of wild woodland sculpture.
Sun 30 Jun 2019
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Can you discover which wild animals have left their footprints all around the gorge?
Tue 23 Jul 2019
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Make your own natural paints and brushes to decorate your ‘Lydford explorer’ flag and let everyone know you conquered the gorge.
Fri 26 Jul 2019
Get creative and decorate a miniature door for a Lydford pixie, or any magical creature you like.
Sat 27 Jul 2019
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Bring along an empty fizzy pop bottle or borrow one of ours and see how high you can make it fly using just water and air.
Mon 29 Jul 2019
Build a den in the orchard with the help of the rangers.
Thu 01 Aug 2019
Make your own mini raft with the help of the ranger team then launch it on the river Lyd to see how well it sails.
Sat 03 Aug 2019
Turn ordinary paper into boats, planes and games.
Mon 05 Aug 2019
Create your own mini face sculpture for your garden or home using local wood and basic hand tools. All materials supplied with full instruction from the ranger team.
Thu 15 Aug 2019
Construct a home for all sorts of creepy crawlies and tick off one of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.
Fri 23 Aug 2019
Forage for berries around the hedgerows then lunch on a chunky vegetable soup while turning your berries into jam over the open fire to have with scones and clotted cream.
Sat 07 Sep 2019
Come for a walk at the gorge for free once more as part of the Heritage Open Day Scheme. Free entry.
Sat 14 Sep 2019
Come along to help us press the apples from the orchard, your efforts will be rewarded with a taste of the juice.
Sat 05 Oct 2019
Light your way to Whitelady Waterfall with a flaming torch while enchanting music fills the gorge. Then head back to warm up with a hot chocolate and toast marshmallows over the fire.
Fri 18 Oct 2019
The rangers have all turned to skeletons! Follow the spooky trail through witch’s wood and work out what jobs the skeleton rangers are doing to win your prize.
Sat 19 Oct 2019
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Get into the spirit of Halloween. Make a pencil broomstick, weave a dream catcher and take home a magic wand. Join in the potions class to brew up some strange concoctions.
Sun 27 Oct 2019
Forage for sloes around the Gorge and concoct some exciting flavour combinations to add to the spirit of your choice (please bring your own). Then feast on a warming venison stew around the open fire.
Sat 09 Nov 2019