Outdoor Events

Outdoor events and Festivals in and around Devon. To include your own event or festival here please use our contact form and let us know about your event. These attractions will make your Devon holiday a holiday to remember.

18 Dates from 10th February to 3rd June 2018
Pick up a trail and explore the grounds to find out more about the Chichester family who built and lived at Arlington Court. What member of the family do you like best? Prize available for completing trail.
10:30 - 16:00
Admission applies
Booking not needed
Event ticket prices: All £1.00 per trail
Telephone: Call 01271 850296 or visit Website for more information

Dates:
10/02/2018 to 03/06/2018

115 Dates from 10th February to 4th June 2018
Cotehele Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features Paul Jackson, one of Britain's leading ceramicists in a show called 'Madrugada'.
11:00 - 16:00 till 9th March
11:00 - 17:00 from 10th March
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
For more information
Call 01579 352724 or visit Website

Dates:
10/02/2018 to 04/06/2018

18 Dates from 12th February to 29th August 2018
A chance to get outdoors, maybe get mucky, have fun with the family, pick up some new skills and learn about the work the rangers do.
11:00 - 15:00
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
Booking not needed
These sessions are drop-in, so you can arrive anytime between 11am-3pm and have a go at the activity of the day. Please be prepared to show your National Trust membership card or admission ticket for this event.
Telephone: Call 01271 850296 or visit Website for more information

Dates:
12/02/2018 to 29/08/2018

9 Dates from 16th February to 31st August 2018
Join us for some colouring in to help us raise money for our Boudoir silk conservation project at Arlington Court. Pick up a postcard to colour in and donate! Four designs to choose from with details from the silk hangings - why not go and find the design in the house after to compare?
Suggested donation - 50p per colouring in postcard
12:00 - 15:00
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
Booking not needed
Telephone: Call 01271 850296 or visit Website for more information

Dates:
16/02/2018 to 31/08/2018

245 Dates from 1st March to 31st October 2018
We're commemorating the 100th anniversary of women gaining a political voice through their right to vote by sharing the stories of some of the women who came before that time, bringing these women out from history's shadows.
11:00 - 16:00
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue
Booking not needed
Visit Website for more information

Dates:
01/03/2018 to 31/10/2018

35 Date from 4th March to 28th October 2018
Join family and friends for a stroll around garden and estate, finishing off with a hearty roast within the Barn Restaurant or The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay.
Happiness is a Sunday roast, drop by to the Barn Restaurant or pre-book a seat at The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay. Choice of two meats available, £9.95 per person.
11:30 - 15:00
The Barn Restaurant does not accept bookings for Sunday roasts. However you can reserve a table at The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay.
Booking details: Call 01579 351346
Visit Website for more information

Dates:
04/03/2018 to 28/10/2018

67 Dates from 11th March to 28th October 2018
Adventure down to Cotehele Mill on Thursdays and Sundays to see the mill in action.
The millers grind organic wholemeal flour. You can watch the grinding and bagging on Thursdays and Sundays (water dependent) and buy a bag to take home.
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue
Booking not needed
Telephone: Call 01579 350606

Dates:
11/03/2018 to 28/10/2018

16 Dates from 2nd April to 29th August 2018
A chance to get outdoors, maybe get mucky, have fun with the family, pick up some new skills and learn about the work the rangers do.
11:00 - 15:00
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
Booking not needed
These sessions are drop-in, so you can arrive anytime between 11am-3pm and have a go at the activity of the day. Please be prepared to show your National Trust membership card or admission ticket for this event.
Telephone: Call 01271 850296 or visit Website for more information

Dates:
02/04/2018 to 29/08/2018

Volunteer guides lead you around the formal garden on most weekdays, sharing their knowledge and answering your questions. We may have one or two tours on a given day so please ensure you call in advance to check availability - 01208 265950
11:00 - 11:30
14:00 - 14:30
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
Booking not needed
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Wheelchair accessible.

Dates:
02/04/2018 to 31/10/2018

9 Dates from 3rd April to 25th October 2018
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply.
11:00 - 16:00
Normal admission prices apply
Booking not needed
Suitability:
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Visit Website for more information

Dates:
03/04/2018 to 25/10/2018

22 Dates from 23rd April to 4th September 2018
Climb aboard the 22ft 'Nancy Belle' and take a ride up the river.
Starting from Cotehele Quay the 'Shamrock's' support boat, 'Nancy Belle', will head up the river Tamar past riverside woodlands, under the railway viaduct, past Calstock and deeper into the valley towards Morwellham Quay. Throughout the trip there will be a commentary on the valley's fauna, flora and history. The trip will last approximately two hours. Please wear clothing suitable to the predicted weather.
11:00 - 13:00
Booking essential
Event ticket prices
All £15.00
Booking details: Call 01579 351346
Full nonrefundable payment required in advance.
Suitability
Children age 6+ are welcome.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Visit Website for more information

Dates:
23/04/2018 to 04/09/2018

22 Dates from 23rd April to 4th September 2018
Climb aboard the 22ft 'Nancy Belle' and take a ride up the river.
Starting from Cotehele Quay the 'Shamrock's' support boat, 'Nancy Belle... more..

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Monday, April 23, 2018 to Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Treat yourself over the Bank Holiday weekend with a visit to RHS Garden Rosemoor's Design for Living Fair, where you can browse among stalls of beautiful and unusual hand-crafted items for the... more..

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Saturday, May 5, 2018 to Monday, May 7, 2018

Discover more about Drogo as you follow the free spotter sheet around the garden and grounds.
11:00 - 16:00
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Saturday, May 5, 2018 to Monday, May 7, 2018

This popular Plant Fair has grown in size and interest since it was first held at Rosemoor over a decade ago. There will be a wide variety of rare and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials from... more..

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Sunday, May 13, 2018

Pigstock is on the move…to a field adjacent to The BIG Sheep!
To Book tickets or for more information;
Contact:01237 472366 or Visit website

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Sunday, May 13, 2018

BIG bubbles, square bubbles, caterpillar bubbles, wiggly worm bubbles and sheep bubbles are just some of the bubbles which will be floating around the BIG Sheep on Saturday 26th May as Captain... more..

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Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Monday, May 28, 2018

Meet the Ragged Victorians as they hang out at Morwellham all weekend, interacting with the public.
To Book tickets and for more information Visit Website.

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Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Monday, May 28, 2018

Get out-and-about at Lanhydrock as a family following this fun activity trail through the grounds.
11:00 - 17:00
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.... more..

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Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018

Pirates & Princesses
For more information and to book tickets:
Visit Website or Phone: 01566 783425

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Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018

Fun filled week for families with a trail around the garden and various craft workshops.
Member: Free, plus a family guest
Non-member: Normal garden admission applies

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Date Range:
Saturday, May 26, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018