Trimstone Manor Country House Hotel is privileged to have renowned entomologist Dr Phil Stirling MCIEEM of Butterfly Conservation coming for a special Moth event.  Phil was the Natural Environment Manager and Lead Ecological Officer for Dorset County Council before he

Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the country, including the High Brown Fritillary. If you want to know more, this informative trail will lhelp you discover some of the best spots to see these beautiful

Take a gentle stroll around the garden and pleasure grounds and find out more about the bees we’re encouraging at Arlington, including their favourite plants to pollinate. Pick up anytime from reception.

Children welcome. Dogs on leads are welcome.


Coordinated by a group of volunteers who enjoy re-enacting the Victorian Age in costume, dance, song and spectacle. Fundraising throughout the year to produce a programme with a little bit of everything from the sublime to the unusual, from Bathing

Lundy Explorer (RIB):

1 Hour Sea Safaris at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm
2.5 Hour Smugglers Caves, Seals & Lighthouse Safari 2pm
Ultimate Wet & Wild Ride at 4.30pm
1.5 Hour Sunset Safari along the Exmoor Coast

Pioneer (RIB):

1 Hour

Straight outta London John B presents his Funky Juke Joint – Expect the very best in Classic Soul, Northern Soul, Motown, Funky Disco, Reggae, Ska.

John is a DJ specialising in Northern Soul, Funk, Ska & Reggae, he’ll be sure

Sail to beautiful Lundy Island. Depart Bideford at 9am, arrive back in Bideford at 8.30pm.

Book at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre in person, or by calling 01271 870553.

Whether you live locally, or are just visiting North Devon, a day

If you could bottle a beachside festival and pour it out each year against the backdrop of a sun-drenched Atlantic, then the multi-award-winning GoldCoast Oceanfest might be just the brew to choose.

It’s big enough to create a great party

Woolacombe Dunes Parkrun is a weekly running/walking 5km event run entirely by volunteers, every Saturday at 9am (run starts at 9 so get there before for the briefing)

All welcome, but you do need to sign up on the parkrun