Winter/Spring Guided Walks & Events 2018

Information on Northam Burrows events this winter/spring.

Happy New Year! In 2018 join the Rangers of Northam Burrows Country Park for a series of walks and special events. They are a great way to get outdoors and explore the Burrows. All walks and events are free, but may require booking, see below for more information.

This Spring/Winter we are teaming up with the North Devon Coast AONB to run a programme of Coastal Creatures events exploring the North Devon coastline, to take a closer look at what lives here and how we can protect it. Look out for these special events in the programme below:








What's On




Westward Ho! History Walk

Tuesday, 13th of February (2pm-4pm)

Take a look at the history of Westward Ho! with Dave Edgcombe from the North Devon Coast AONB.

Meet at Westward Ho! Slipway


Coastal Creatures Rockpool Mud Dipping

Friday, 16th of February (2pm-4pm)

Join the Rangers and Cat Oliver from the North Devon Coast AONB for a fun afternoon of mud dipping, where you will be exploring the fascinating world of the mud flats! Bring wellies and warm clothing.

Meet at the Skern carpark




Coastal Creatures Burrows Spring Clean

Friday, 9th of March (1pm-4pm)

Join the Rangers and Cat from the North Devon Coast AONB's Coastal Creatures Project to help clean away all the flotsam and jetsam left behind by the winter storms. Refreshments provided by Tesco.




Coastal Creatures Rockpool Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, 5th April (2pm-4pm)

Use underwater cameras to record wildlife living on the rocky shore at this special rockpool scavenger hunt with Cat from the North Devon Coast AONB. All equipment provided.

Meet at Westward Ho! Slipway


Burrows History Walk

Friday, 6th of April (2pm-4pm)

Take a look at the WW2 history of the Burrows with Dave Edgcombe from the North Devon Coast AONB on this guided walk.


Super Swallows

Tuesday 10th of April (2pm-4pm)

Come and join the Rangers for a swallow nest building workshop and learn more about these fascinating birds.


Coastal Creatures Great Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, 12th of April (10am-12pm)

An Easter egg hunt with a difference! Hunt for shark, ray and skate eggcases and record your findings for the Shark Trust's Great Eggcase Project.

Meet at Westward Ho! Slipway



All guided walks and events will meet at the Burrows Centre unless stated otherwise. Please wear sensible footwear and suitable clothing. For further information contact the Burrows Centre on 01237 479708 or email northam.burrows@torridge.gov.uk