Category: East Devon

14 Jul
7:22 pm

East devon Branch. Blackhill Quarry walk cancelled

The weather forecast for tomorrow, 15th July is for persistent rain, often heavy. As a result we have cancelled the planned walk.

Thank you for your understanding

10 May
6:31 pm

Venford Reservoir walk has been cancelled.

Due to the weather forecast of heavy rain throughout Monday morning, ,the East devon branch walk at Venford on Monday 13th may has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.

18 Mar
12:14 pm

Devon Birds Indoor Meeting

Join fellow members for an inspirational evening’s indoor speaker engagement on Saturday 13th April at the United Reformed Church Hall, Southernhay, Exeter, 7:30-9:00 p. The meeting is organised by Devon Birds Mid Devon Branch and is open to all Devon Birds members and friends.

We have two speakers:

Martin Overy ‘The Devon Birds Annual Report – how it is put together and how important your records are’

Martin leads on the compilation of the annual Devon Birds report and he will cover a brief history of the report, what goes in and what doesn’t, how it is compiled and how records are used, and the importance and accuracy of records. General observations and suggestions for improvement from the audience will be welcome.


Andy Gray ‘Changing farming practices – divert to diversity, a discussion’

Andy is a farmer from the Crediton area with a commitment to innovative and sustainable farming practices that benefit the environment, promote accessibility to quality food and inspire future farmers. Andy was a finalist in the prestigious 2023 BBC Food and farming Awards in the Farming and the Future category.


Suggested donation of £2.50 for those attending. Tea and coffee available.

Please let Tom Misselbrook ( know if you plan to attend. We look forward to seeing you there.


Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1QA. Car parking at Magdalen Road Carpark, a short walk from the United Reformed Church on Southernhay.

20 Feb
5:42 pm

East Devon Branch. Walk to Steps Bridge/Dunsford Cancelled

The weather forecast for Thursday 22nd February is for persistenet heavy rain.

As a result the planned walk is cancelled.

Sorry for any disappointment.

15 Nov
8:56 am

Exminster Marshes Walk CANCELLED

Due to the forecast of persistent heavy rain throughout and the flooded and waterlogged nature of large parts of the walk’s route, we have reluctantly decided to cancel the East Devon walk to Exminster Marshes tomorrow ( 16th November)


Thank you for your understanding.

31 Aug
7:53 pm

East Devon Branch News. Change to Walks Programme

The Exe Estuary footpath will be closed between Powderham and the Turf from 6th September for 3 weeks, to enable urgent repair work to take place.

As a result we have had to re-organise our planned trip there.  The walk from Powderham Church to the Turf Locks will now be on the 30th of October and the trip to Blackhole Marsh will now take its place on the 7th of September instead.

Full details are available on the website.