A person at Budleigh Salteron beach in Devon bird watching and connecting actively to nature.Active Devon

The Impact and Benefits of Connecting Actively to Nature

The CAN ​​programme ends in July 2023. Read about the impact it's had and how we continue to help people in Devon to be active in nature.
A physical activity specialist from Macmillan Cancer Support sat outside sharing his thoughts on keeping active when living with a health condition.

How to Stay Active When Living with a Health Condition

In this podcast Ian a physical activity specialist from Macmillan Cancer Support shares his thoughts and suggestions for keeping active.
Active Devon's Hannah Worth cycling on her triathlon bike along the coastline with the sea in the background.Active Devon

Novice to Triathlon Competitor – An Inspiring Personal Story

In this podcast Active Devon's Hannah Worth talks about her personal journey from complete novice to triathlon competitor to inspire others.
A collection of photos of the Devon School Games Organisers.Active Devon

Meet the Friendly and Committed Devon School Games Organisers

Need to get in touch? Here you’ll find the contact details for all the Devon School Games Organisers and Event Manager.
Louise stood outside in nature with trees behind her. Louise's story is about how she finds walking to be a natural pain reliever to help manage her arthritis and fibromyalgia.Active Devon

How Louise Discovered Walking Was a Natural Pain Reliever

In this inspiring short video Louise, an Active Devon ambassador, tells her story on how she finds walking to be a natural pain reliever.
A group of men and women walking through open woodland with sunlight shining through trees either side of the people, and with green ferns in the distance.adrien-olichon-unsplash

Flourish In Nature Volunteering Helps Substance Misuse Recovery

Flourish in Nature has supported people in Devon recovering from drug and alcohol misuse, to become voluntary outdoor activity leaders.
Two pregnant women taking part in exercise and stretching.Photo Credit: Sport England

Why We Should Encourage Pregnant Women to be Active

Active Devon's Hannah Worth writes about the conflicting advice and confusion on whether it’s safe to be physically active whist pregnant.
Active Devon's Claire Beney talking about how running can help improve mental health, whilst sat at an outside table at Exeter Quay side on a sunny day.Active Devon

Running to Improve Mental Health: Listen to this Personal Story

Active Devon's Claire Beney shares her personal journey on how physical activity and sport can help overcome grief and improve mental health.
Active Devon's Gareth Dix sat in a forest surrounded by nature, green trees and woodland and discusses how nature is transforming health.Active Devon

Social Prescribing: How Being Active in Nature is Transforming Health

In this podcast we discuss the benefits of green and social prescribing, and how being in nature is transforming health and wellbeing.