7 wonders of the wild

Seven Wonders of the Wild - in association with Dartington Arts
7 short nature connection events on various dates between April & November
Dartington Estate
£5 p.p. to Dartington charities

 7 Wonders of the Wild - 7 wanders in the wild to romance the natural world on the Dartington estate.

A diverse menu of wild encounters and experiences to give you and/or your family that sense of wonder and reverence that underpins healthy nature connection.  Each 2-3 hour event takes place on the beautiful Dartington estate, at different times of the day/night, and in secret locations.

  • To register your place on an event, click the relevant email link below and let us know who is coming. You can pay on the day to the leader...  
  • To confirm your place(s) you must telephone the leader Chris Salisbury 24 hours beforehand on 07919 093784. NB If you do not reconfirm the day before we will assume you are no longer coming.


April 11th - 7.30pm-9pm  Meeting point is outside the Roundhouse Cafe, next to Dartington Hall

A Viewing Party - A Japanese tradition, a ritual form of appreciation of natural phenomena. In this instance….moonrise

Register for April 11th here    


May 26th - 8pm-10.30pm  Meeting point is Craft Ed car park just behind the Craft Education Buiiding at Schumacher College - bring a torch!

Nightwalk – a thrilling encounter with characters and caricatures of nocturnal nature

Meeting point

Register for May 26th here


June 24th - 2pm-4pm   Meeting point is under the Arch at Dartington Hall next to the Roundhouse Cafe

Cups of Honey – an interactive flower walk

Register for June 24th here


July 22nd - 10am-1pm  **date change** (previously July 15th)
Meeting point: Boatshed by River Dart (on cycle path) near Totnes Weir
(behind KEVICCS school)

Messing about on the River - a summer paddle

Register for July 22nd here


September 8th - 7.30pm-10pm
Meeting point is Craft Ed car park just behind the Craft Education Buiiding at Schumacher College - bring a torch!

Nightwatchers – a guided excursion by ‘The Nightwatcher’ into the mysteries of the night

Register for Sept 8th here


November 5th - 2pm-4.30pm 
Meeting point will be advised by text. Please confirm your booking by text to 07919 093784 24 hours beforehand

Mushroom Magic – a forest forage and fry-up

Register for Nov 5th here


November 24th - 7.30pm-9.30pm

Star Trek – celestial enchantment….to infinity and beyond!

Register for Nov 24th here