Running Deer's Young Referrals

Services for Schools

Running Deer supports schools with a range of alternative therapeutic services for young people in Devon who are struggling in the classroom. 

Egor our Trusty Landrover at Butterdon Wood

Woodland and Forest Services

Running Deer provide a low impact woodland and forestry management service for those looking for a sympathetic approach to managing woods.

Running Deer's Family Bushcraft Day

Activities and Experiences

Running Deer’s activities and experience days are available during holiday periods for families and young people in Devon with additional needs.

Green Woodworking Courses For Forces Running Deer

Rural Skills Courses

Running Deer provide a range of highly unique, rural skills courses that have proven to be very successful in their format and quality. 

Main Camp at Butterdon Wood home of Running Deer

About Us

Running Deer provides access to training, volunteering, life skills opportunities and work experience in traditional and rural skills, bushcraft and survival skills, woodland management and forestry, and related activities.

Foxgloves in Butterdon Wood home to Running Deer

Butterdon Wood

The home of Running Deer, Butterdon Wood was part of the Fingle Wood Estate until we purchased it in 2013. As we remove the Larch and replant to native broadleaf trees it will become a community woodland for everyone to enjoy.

Fundraising with Running Deer

Support Us

Running Deer is a not for profit, charitable organisation! We rely on grants, sponsorship and your help in the form of donations…as well as generating our own income from the services we provide. Find out how you can help.

Woodland Trust National TrustBIG Issue InvestDevon County CouncilNational Lottery Funded

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