Stepping Stones to Nature

Conference to celebrate Plymouth's great outdoors

Conservationists, scientists, rangers and public health specialists will be celebrating the success of some extraordinary outdoor projects that have transformed lives and landscapes across the city.

A conference will take place on November 28 at Hamoaze House, Mount Wise to share the learning from the projects Stepping Stones to Nature and Blue Sound which have brought together...

Plymouth pupils to go wild in the woods to support biodiversity study

Date: Friday 25 October Time: 10.30am Place: Whitleigh Wood Event: Children will be checking out the deadwood to see what lies within as part of Plymouth’s Woodland Week

Children from St Peter’s Primary School will be checking out the deadwood in Whitleigh Woods to see what lies within as part of Plymouth’s 'Woodland Week'.

They will carry out the survey to help get a picture...

Families asked for expert tips for Saltram play project

Children and their families are going to be giving expert tips to teams tasked with making Saltram Park even more enjoyable and family-friendly.

They are being asked for their ideas on what makes a great play area and how to make the current play space in the park better.

An event is taking place on Saturday 3 August from 12 to 4pm at Saltram House to encourage families to get...

Children help design playground of their dreams in Rothesay Gardens

A group of young-looking lumber jacks have been getting to grips with logging as they help design the playground of their dreams for Honicknowle’s Rothesay Gardens.

Youngsters at three schools will be building bridges, log stripping and helping to build log play equipment during a series of sessions this week with play contractors, Earthwrights.

Children at Shakespeare Primary...

Stepping Stones to explore this Easter holiday

Plymouth City Council are inviting families to become mini-explorers this Easter with a series of free and exciting nature activities that have nothing to do with eggs!

Budding young explorers can enjoy woodland walks and seashore safaris with their parents or carers on lots of dates and various locations across Plymouth courtesy of Stepping Stones to Nature.

Learn to spot and...