A Maervellous Day on the Maer takes place on Friday 4 August, 10am to 2pm.

Crafts, information and wildlife activities come to Exmouth

A fun-filled family day is being held on Exmouth's Maer Local Nature Reserve on Friday August 4 and East Devon District Council 's Countryside team will be there along with a number of other wildlife organisations.

The day starts at 10am where local Tai Chi instructor, Sam Forder will run a free 30 minute Tai Chi taster session.

The fun continues with a range of information and activities on offer including bug hunting, rockpooling and natural crafts. The event will have stalls from a number of organisations including the RSPB, Devon Loves Dogs and the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust.

Countryside Trainee ranger, Laura Goble, who is behind the day said:

Exmouth is such a busy and vibrant town with lots of organisations working across the area to protect the beautiful countryside and coastal environment. A Maervellous Day on the Maer, brings these groups together and families can drop in, find out more about them and have some fun.

A Maervellous Day on the Maer is a free event with activities for all ages. Donations will be accepted by the different organisations to cover craft materials and activities. There is pay and display parking available nearby.

To find out more about the day, and to see more events delivered by the East Devon District Council Countryside team visit wildeastdevon.co.uk. The team can be contacted by email at countryside@eastdevon.gov.uk or by calling 01395 517557.

For more information on the sites managed by the East Devon District Council Countryside team visit wildeastdevon.co.uk