Bovey Rangers: Outdoor Activities for Children

At Bovey Castle we believe that families going away together to have quality time and adventures should be something to be celebrated, and we have done everything we can to make sure we deliver an exciting experience to remember for our younger guests staying with us.

Bovey Rangers is perfect for our younger guests keeping them entertained, offering supervised activity sessions of exciting indoor and outdoor activities for 7 to 14 year olds during school holidays and half terms. (please call to check availability for your stay).

Bovey Rangers activities include; survival skills which may involve camp fire building, building shelters and camouflage face painting, swimming, archery, fishing, tennis lessons, reptile and owl encounters, golf lessons and moorland adventures.

Bovey Rangers is a chargeable activity at £32 per session. View the May half term 2017 schedule here.

To find out more about our exciting Bovey Rangers activity schedules please call to speak to the team on 01647 445000, Or email the

Bovey Rangers or sign up for sessions on a daily basis through the activities noticeboard in reception.

Bovey Rangers Ethos

Bovey Castle is proud to promote, through our Bovey Rangers activities, the ethos for outdoor learning through woodland and nature themed activity experiences.

The Bovey Rangers schedules are an inspirational program that offers all participants of the activities the opportunities to develop confidence and self-esteem through hands on learning experiences, in a woodland or natural environment. Together with nature themed resources and learning outcomes the Rangers activities aim to re-engage children with our natural surroundings.

The forest school ethos itself is a specialised learning approach that sits within, and compliments, the wider context of woodland and forest education activities; A variety of which are offered through our Bovey Rangers activity program.

With a varied, interactive and educational range of activities on offer, Bovey Castle’s Rangers program is a great learning experience for children wishing to re-engage with nature, country pursuits and lost knowledge in this digital age.