10am – 4pm, Friday 3 August 2012
Valley of Rocks, Lynton, Devon.
Ready, steady, go! Join Olympic-themed activities at tomorrow’s Exmoor National Park Big Adventure happening from 10am to 4pm in the Valley of Rocks, near Lynton, courtesy of Exmoor National Park Authority and Heart of Exmoor.
This free event has an Olympics theme and there are family games and activities lasting all day. There’s also an Olympic themed art competition for children, parents, friends and family where everyone can come along and display their paintings in the Exmoor National Park tent. There will be free prizes and a chance to compete for a main prize in Under 7 years, Under 12 and 16+ categories.
To help get in the spirit of the day, one of the Olympic Torches will be there courtesy of, and accompanied by, Ian and Gill Buchanan from Bampton.
National Park ranger Adam Vasey says: “It’s the first time we’ve organised a Big Adventure in the Valley of Rocks which is such a stunning location that the day should be fantastic whatever the weather.”
Jason Ball from the Heart of Exmoor scheme said: “Join us at this natural arena for great day! The unforgettable Valley of Rocks is one of the most famous moorland locations on Exmoor, with those famous goats and Exmoor Ponies.”
“We love being part of Adam’s brilliant BIG ADVENTURE events. We would especially like to thank the Heritage Lottery Fund, Caremoor and the Exmoor National Park Sustainable Development Fund for their financial support.”
There are car parking and toilet facilities available on site and people should wear outdoor clothing and suitable footwear. You can buy refreshments at the Mother Meldrum’s Tea Garden, or outlets in Lynton. For more information please call 01398 323841 or visit your nearest National Park Centre!