All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year for families with kids of all ages. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp over Autumn/Winter, including our Halloween Family Fun Day, October Half Term Woodland Adventure Club, Wreath Making and […]
Our Autumn Wild Tots term has just begun, meet the fabulous team behind our Outdoor Toddler Group! They tell us what they love most about the woodland, and how it all began! This week we meet Beccy, who teaches Wild Tots on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings… I am mostly involved with Wild Tots, but can be […]
There are estimated to be more than 15 million gardens in the UK, covering an area greater than all of the UK’s nature reserves combined. Our gardens and public green spaces are vitally important habitats for wildlife, including bats. The UK is home to 18 species of bat, the largest being the noctule which weighs the same as four […]
This week’s Wild Tots made Apple Doughnuts…. mmmmmmm! Give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients 240ml warm water 80ml oil or melted fat 420g plain flour 2 tsp quick action yeast (if using another yeast, dissolve in the water add sugar leave to bubble before […]
We are seeking a Part time (home based) Administrator to support the work of the Director and Marketing Manager at A Touch of the Wild! The position would suit a person who enjoys a varied and challenging role, and thrives on utilising their own initiative to achieve set objectives. The ideal candidate will have experience […]
All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year for families with kids of all ages. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp over the Summer, including our brand new term of Wild Tots Summer Club, Festival in the Forest, […]
Would you like to help inspire children about the fabulous nature and wildlife that can be found in Devon? At A Touch of the Wild, we run exciting activities for all ages in the woods at Grammarcombe woods on the edge of Exeter. We are looking for volunteers to help weekdays and weekends at […]
At long last, the sun has his hat on and appears to be here to stay! Get outdoors with the kids and enjoy some of the sunshine whilst decorating your favourite tree in the garden. The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic worksheet that you can print out and enjoy with the little ones.
Last week at Wild Tots, we made Chocolate Cake in Oranges. Give this recipe a go, and send in a photo for us to share on Facebook! Ingredients 200g Self Raising flour 1 tbsp cocoa 1 tbsp oil 1 tbsp sugar 100ml juice from the oranges Method Stir all ingredients together Cut off and keep […]
Make the most of the rainy weather of late… plant some grass seed, and with a little care, you could have your very own garden meadow! The Devon Wildlife Trust have created a fantastic worksheet that you can print out and enjoy with the little ones.