Explore Knapp Copse with a ranger this May!

As part of our Bluebell Week celebrations, take a small group guided walk around our Knapp Copse Nature Reserve with a Wild East Devon ranger

 The walk will ensure the social distancing rules are upheld but allow visitors to reconnect with the outdoors and recharge their mental and physical wellness whilst under the leadership and expertise of a Wild East Devon Ranger taking you around a spectacular Devon nature reserve. Step into the fresh air and stunning quiet outdoor landscapes for this intimate two-hour guided walk for a couple, family or small group of friends.

Book online to secure your place now!

The visit starts with an introduction to the nature reserve where you will be greeted by a Wild East Devon ranger who will introduce you to the fascinating nature and history of the reserve. You will find out how the team work to protect and enhance the reserve’s wildlife and visitors will also have opportunity to quiz the warden about what can be found in the water, trees and air as well as how the reserve is run.

Your guide will take you on a trail of discovery, well away from any crowds, to behind-the-scenes places where you can feel completely isolated and at ease and learn about the ins and outs of managing an award-winning nature reserve. Those booked on a walk could expect close encounters with insects, butterflies, nesting birds an much more.

With a highly qualified and experienced nature reserve ranger leading the way - learn all about the fascinating variety of wildlife that call the woodlands home, local and natural history of the area, relax and reflect, stay healthy and enjoy this gentle form of exercise and practice mindful walking to aid with gaining greater perspective, clarity and balance.

Please note: these walks are for private bookings only of up to 5 people. You will be sharing your walking experience with one more party.


There are no places available.

How much

£25.00 per family.




Knapp Copse Local Nature Reserve, Car Park
Seaton Road
Nr Sidmouth


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Free car parking at Knapp Copse Local Nature Reserve

To access Knapp Copse from Honiton, take the A375 towards Sidmouth. When you arrive at a cross-roads with the Hare and Hounds public house on your right, turn left. Continue along this road for about 1km (two thirds of a mile) and Knapp Copse is on the right. An entrance sign for the reserve faces the road. There is a small car park which is entered through a height barrier.

From Sidmouth, take the A375 towards Honiton, turn right at the Hare and Hounds and Knapp Copse is on your right.

If arriving from Ottery St Mary head towards the Hare and Hounds. Go straight ahead at the cross-roads and Knapp Copse is on the right.


Event aimed at everyone .

Further info

Call Wild East Devon on 01395 517557 or email wild@eastdevon.gov.uk