In line with government guidance, our lakes and facilities are open. We urge visitors to stay alert and be prepared for their visit. Please read our updated information here to make sure you are informed prior to visiting. Read more
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We believe engaging with the natural environment enables people to grow.
Our Purpose is to protect special places for people and wildlife.
Our mission is more people having great experiences. Read more
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We know how important play is for children (and adults), especially when we are all at home. Here are some suggestions for activities that provide a bit of fun, time well-spent together, and ideas to get moving about in your garden.
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From 23 September, we are rolling out RingGo, the UK’s leading cashless parking provider, at eight locations across the south west. It is hoped that introducing RingGo as an alternative payment method will encourage visitors to use this safer contactless option on their trips to the lakes. Read more
As a conservation charity, it is our mission to manage and enhance the habitats around the reservoirs for wildlife and for the enjoyment of visitors. The area in front of the car park at Roadford Lake used to be a patch of grass, but with Devon Wildlife Trust, we have transformed it into a spectacular wildflower meadow. Read more
We are now in the depths of planning and fundraising for a fantastic new play space; the current offering was last installed in 2005, and we feel now is the time for improvements and expansion. Read more