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Easter Egg Woodland Trail

All throughout the Easter Holidays you’ll be able to take part in our Easter Egg Woodland Trail! Visit us at the Tamar Trails Centre and collect your Trail Bag…then venture outside and follow the clues around the woods. You’ll learn some new things, and see some lovely sights, coupled with a gentle walk and some exciting hunting… Once you’ve completed your trail, return to the Centre to claim your yummy (possibly chocolaty) Easter treats! The Easter Trail costs £1 per

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Our New Attraction – The Bird Feeder Tree!

Exciting new developments are taking place at the Tamar Trails in the Tamar Valley between Tavistock and Gunnislake. This week see’s the installation of an eagerly anticipated sculptural Bird Feeder Tree. Back in the Autumn of 2013, the Tamar Trails Centre applied for some funding to create something new and interesting for the visitors of the trails. The plan…to create a beautiful, sculptural, welcoming feature that would enhance the centre in some way. Bounced around within a flurry of other

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A productive winter!

Tamar Trails in the Winter “While most people are hiding indoors during the cold, wet and short days recently, our intrepid Valley Volunteers have been out there putting in the new sign posts that will guide visitors to the Trails. The work is continuing each week now and should be complete by Easter. A volunteer group also created a short, easy walking route from near the car park up to the Mineral Railway Trail. A volunteer group from Bardon Aggregates

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Job Opportunity – Lead Instructor

A fantastic job opportunity has come…We are currently searching for a shiny new lead instructor to join our team at Tamar Adventures :- Lead Instructor 2014 – 12 month contract starting 24th February 2014 Tamar Adventures is seeking to appoint a versatile and experienced outdoor instructor to: • Lead activity sessions and oversee less experienced staff (see Tree Surfers and Canoe Tamar) • Coach on our 16 week instructor training programme (see Outdoor Instructor Training) It is essential that this instructor

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We’re not in hibernation!

So what happens at the Tamar Trails Centre during the Winter? From the outside it may seem that we, Tamar Adventures, are very quiet and enjoying a bit of a relaxing season here at the Trails Centre. But far from it! As soon as the main season quietens down around September time, with Tree Surfers and Canoe Tamar coming to an end for another year, Tamar Adventures launch into the Winter programme. A 16 week Intensive Complete Outdoor Instructor Training course… The students

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Perfect for Family Days Out in Devon

Looking for some fun things to do with your family in Devon this spring? Look no further than Tamar Trails Centre which has a range of activities, events and facilities perfect for family days out whether you are in Devon or travelling from Cornwall. At the Tamar Trails Centre we have plenty of things to do for children and their parents or groups of youngsters. Some of these are paid activities at our fabulous adventure centre. But there are many

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Tamar Trails Centre Launch

Our launch is on Saturday 30th March from 10am – 4pm. Come along and help us celebrate and take advantage of free taster sessions of all our activities. For more information, download our Tamar Trails Centre Opening leaflet. Booking is essential – please call or email! In the week directly following our launch, we have a very exciting timetable of events:

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    The Beech Cafe is open every day from 10am.

    The Trails are open every day, dawn till dusk.

    Canoe trips are available weekends and every school holiday

    Tree Surfers activities, archery, bike hire and tramper hire are open every weekend and every school holiday, until November 2018.

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    Guided Family Canoe Trips in June

    June 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Organizer: Canoe Tamar
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