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Bovey Beauty – Fell Race

The moors and woodlands of the Bovey Valley on Dartmoor provided the beautiful autumn backdrop for the Bovey Beauty, a 10 mile fell race over tough and hilly terrain. Athletes came from all corners of Devon and as far as Stroud and Ilkley to compete in the race as its reputation for a challenging route…

Fingle Woods Fun Ride

Lucy Bruckner of Animal Crackers  in Moretonhampstead organised what proved to be a very popular riding event at the weekend. The 91!!!! riders were blessed with a very beautiful autumnal day to explore the tracks in Cod Wood, Halls Cleave and Fingle Wood. The event generated a huge £900 towards the future management of the woodlands and we…

The Bovey Beauty Fell Race – Sunday 19th October 2014 – 11am

If your a keen runner this new event may be for you…or if your looking for a warm up in advance of the Drogo 10… Image shows Paul Crease of Okehampton Running Club on a test event in 2012  Grade ‘B’ Fell Race organised under the auspices of the Fell Runners Association by the Woodland Trust…

Harvesting work at Fingle this winter

The Woodland Trust hosting a meeting on Thursday 2nd October, starting at 7pm in the Fingle Bridge Inn. David Rickwood of the Woodland Trust  will explain the how the harvesting work will be undertaken this winter. This is a good opportunity to ask questions and find out more.

Volunteer Day in the Woods

Contribution from Nina Fenner, Woodland Trust Volunteer. Last weeks volunteer day was clearing regenerating conifers from an area of native oak woodland near to Clifford Bridge.    

Festival of fun at Fingle Woods – July 4 2014

Come and enjoy the magic of Fingle Woods on a summer evening. Discover the wildlife found here on a woodland tour, build a nest box for a dormouse and meet one of the horses used for logging wood. We’ll be demonstrating some traditional woodland crafts and later on we’ll be lighting the camp fire ready…