My Wild Neighbourhood

Family in Woodland by Katharine Davies

Go wild! Discover nature in your community with The Southern Co-operative and your local Wildlife Trust.

Whether you live in the heart of a city or down a country lane –there’s always new wildlife experiences waiting to be discovered right on your doorstep.

Spending time in green spaces makes us happier and healthier - and best of all is good fun. With the help of The Southern Co-operative, Devon Wildlife Trust is helping families get outside in nature and explore our wild neighbourhoods:

Join a nature club

Boy pond dippingWhy not join one of our local family-focused events to explore nature hands-on. Wildlife Watch is our wildlife club for 5-12 year olds - and there are a range of other events run by our staff and volunteers including Cherry-tastic picnic, Bellever nature reserve discovery day and Wembury Beach Fun Day.

 

Check out what's happening in your local area

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Have a truly wild adventure

OtterIf you want a really wild experience, visit one of your local wildlife havens.

Devon Wildlife Trust's nature reserves are home to some truly incredible creatures, including Cuckoos at Emsworthy Mire, Otters at Halsdon and small pearl bordered fritillaries at Marsland

Find your local nature reserve 

DIY discovery

Magnifying glass cartoonWhy not download some of our free activity, colouring and spotting sheets for quick and easy ways to explore nature on your doorstep.

 

Go Wild Guide

Children making wildlife home

Getting outdoors is often both a free and easy way to keep the kids occupied. For ideas for what your family can do in your local green space this summer, look out for our Go Wild Guide, appearing in your local Southern Co-operative store soon.


Discover more and share your experiences at
#MyWildNeighbourhood
 

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