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Gallery

Come and see it for yourself! All the pictures in this gallery were taken at Haldon Forest Park.

Wildlife


Dormouse.

Nightjar on her nest in a clear fell area.
 
Demoiselle Damselfly.
 
Dormouse in a dormouse nest box.
 
Newt in scrape. 
 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Greater Spotted Woodpecker.

A pregnant Grey Squirrel raids a bird feeder for peanuts

Who me? A pregnant grey squirrel raids one of our bird feeders.

Jay (Garrulus glandarius)

Jay.

Dew on spiders webs on common gorse

Dewy spiders webs on gorse, on a cold autumn morning.

Fungi

Fungi covered in dew

Just a selection of the fascinating fungi to be found around the park each autumn.

Fungi

Black Fallow Deer (females and young)

Haldon's rare black fallow deer gather to graze.

   


Landscapes

The view from Mamhead, in Haldon Forest Park
The view from Mamhead
The view from Mamhead, in Haldon Forest Park
The view from Mamhead
 
Winter view at Haldon Forest Park.
 
A wintry view of Dartmoor National Park, from the picnic area.
 
Winter view at Haldon Forest Park.
Winter view at Haldon Forest Park. Peninsula FD
Winter view at Haldon Forest Park.
Mamhead Obelisk at Haldon Forest Park, Peninsula FD
Mamhead Obelisk at Haldon Forest Park

View of a conifer, looking up the trunk.
View of one of the trails at Haldon Forest Park, Peninsula FD
View of one of the trails at Haldon Forest Park.
Sunset through the trees
Sunset seen from the forest.

Wild play. Children exploring a clear felled area beside the Play Trail, Haldon Forest Park

Children exploring off the beaten track, oblivious to the view behind them!


Events and activities

 The Hobbit Shelter at Haldon Forest Park. Peninsula FD
The Hobbit Shelter.
The storytelling throne at Haldon Forest Park
The Storytelling Throne.

 The Panorama Bench at Haldon Forest Park. Peninsula FD
The Panorama Bench.

 
Ranger Ian Parsons and presenter Kate Humble filming for BBC's The ONE Show, July 2006.
 
Ranger Ian Parsons leading a visually impaired group on an evening Nightjar walk, filmed for BBC's The Nature of Britain, June 2006.

 

A conservation volunteer with presenter Sam Smith, filming BBC's The Nature of Britain, June 2006.


Conservation volunteers at Haldon Forest Park.

Children playing drums at National Play Day 2006.

Face painting as part of National Play Day 2006.

Boys playing on the hammock.

Children enjoying the den they've just built.

Children discovering the Secret Path, off the play trail, at Haldon Forest Park
Children discovering the Secret Path.
Child wearing jewellery made as part of a family 'ArtPlay' workshop, run by CCANW. Haldon Forest Park, Peninsula FD
Girl wearing jewellery made as part of a family 'ArtPlay' workshop, run by CCANW.
Family 'ArtPlay' workshop, run by CCANW. Haldon Forest Park, Peninsula FD
Family 'ArtPlay' workshop, run by CCANW.
Children playing in the sand pit. Haldon Forest Park. Peninsula FD
Children playing in the sand pit.
Santa's Den Building
A visit from Santa, at Santa's Den Building 2006.
Fional and Jonathan Vessey sing carols at Haldon Forest Park
Singers at Candlelit Carols in the Forest 2006.
Candlelit Carols in the Forest
Members of the band playing at Candlelit Carols in the Forest 2006. 
Young horse riders
The horse riding trails are popular with one young rider.
A muddy young cyclist learning bike riding skills.
A muddy young cyclist takes a breather from racing around the trails.
Ranger instructing children in fire lighting skills using a firesteel.
Learning fire lighting skills with a ranger.



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