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Nature Treasure Hunt & Letterboxing - Summer Holiday Fun for Kids


A fun and interesting way of connecting children to the beautiful Dartmoor landscape. Families will be invited to team up into ‘wolf packs’ so you can help each other to search and tick off a picture list of several different types of animals, plants, trees, and flowers as well as objects in the landscape. Plus there are rocks to climb, a granite tramline to follow, pond-filled quarry to explore, and several letterboxes/geocaching to find.


Price: £10 per child. Adults go free! Group size is limited to pre-booking is essential. A donation from all walks will be given to Donate for Dartmoor and the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Teams.

Further Information

WHO: This activity is aimed at families with children 5-11 years old however all are welcome - just let us know ahead of time if you have younger/older children so we can tailor the activity, route, and pace for you.

WHAT TO BRING/WEAR: Dartmoor weather is changeable so bring sunscreen; warm layers; sturdy walking shoes; and waterproof jacket and trousers (whatever the forecast) plus drinks and snacks.

TIME/WHERE TO MEET: 9.45am for 10am walking start at Lower car park at Haytor (next to the National Park Visitor Centre) on the main road, the B3387 - 3 miles west of Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9XT. This is a pay and display car park so please bring coins with you.

Cancellation: This event will go ahead come rain or shine. Sorry no refunds if you change your mind about attending.

Please note: Walks and groups are at your own risk. No liability is accepted for accidents or incidents.