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Tree trail at Seaton Wetlands

Start Date: Tue 17th October 2017

End Date: Mon 30th October 2017

Discover the trees at Seaton Wetlands

Explore Seaton Wetlands and discover 6 species of tree living on the reserve. Name all 6 using clues and interesting facts provided along the trail.

Collect a trail map and pencil from the Lookout.

Return your completed trail to Seaton Jurassic for a free child’s entry to the exhibit. *T&Cs apply.

Short sections are unsuitable for buggies, however, buggies can be left near-by.

*Free childs ticket T&C’s
One free child entry to Seaton Jurassic when accompanied by a full paying adult. May not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion and is not valid for events/activities. For more information contact Seaton Jurassic. 01297 300390 or

No booing required, £2 per trail

Bird watching for children

Start Date: Tue 24th October 2017

End Date: Tue 24th October 2017

Learn about the birds at Seaton Wetlands

Come and learn about the birds found at Seaton Wetlands with an experienced volunteer guide.

There will be bird spotting sheets as well as binoculars to borrow.

See how many birds you can identify!

All children must be accompanied by an adult, but adult spaces do not need to be booked.

£2 per child.
2pm to 3pm: /> 3pm to 4pm:

Halloween crafts at Seaton Wetlands

Start Date: Thu 26th October 2017

End Date: Thu 26th October 2017

Join the Education rangers to make Halloween and Autumnal themed crafts

Join the Education rangers at Seaton Wetlands for a morning for crafting!

Make autumnal and Halloween themed crafts using natural materials.

No booking required. £3 per child.

Windrush willow: rush matts and vases

Start Date: Sat 28th October 2017

End Date: Sat 28th October 2017

Come and make a rush matt and a vase with Windrush Willow

Join Windrush Willow in the beautiful setting of Seaton Wetlands to make a rush matt and a vase.

Learn to make a check weave square, a airing weave to shape the items and finish with asimple track border.

All instruction and materials are provided.

booking required, £42 per person.

Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels

Start Date: Sat 4th November 2017

End Date: Sat 4th November 2017

If you’ve never been to Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels, you haven’t lived. This really needs to be seen to be believed.

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Please note, this event is usually on November 5th, however as in 2017 November 5th is a Sunday, it is held the preceding Saturday (4 November).

Exeter Christmas Market

Start Date: Tue 21st November 2017

End Date: Sun 17th December 2017

Fabulous and atmospheric Christmas Market with dozens of stalls, in front of the stunning Exeter Cathedral.

Ottery St Mary Food & Families Festival

Start Date: Fri 1st June 2018

End Date: Sat 2nd June 2018

The 6th Ottery St Mary Food & Families Festival is planned for Saturday June 2 2018, with various Fringe activities on Friday evening (2nd). Free entry, with lots to do for all the family.