Access for All in the Countryside – A Tale of Two Andrews

It is something many of us take for granted, that on these lovely spring days we have been having over Easter, we can head out into the countryside to enjoy the sunny weather, spectacular scenery and wonderful wildlife that the south west has to offer. However, for many people with disabilities, it is not as…

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25th April 2019

Burrator News 29 – April Monthly Newsletter

1. Second Tavistock Student Ranger Programme Completed On Tuesday 2 April, our second team of Student Rangers completed their final day of the 10 week programme, tree planting with our midweek volunteer team and received their John Muir Awards. The Student Ranger programme was pioneered by PC Julian Fry, and run by the Police, South…

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18th April 2019

Fantastic Opportunities for Mobile Catering at Dartmoor Lakes

Two separate and exciting opportunities to operate mobile catering concessions under Licence at Fernworthy and Trenchford reservoirs are open for Tender by South West Lakes Trust. Situated within the stunning Dartmoor National Park, which attracts over 2.4 million visits each year, these locations will offer an independent operator the chance to provide light refreshments and…

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9th April 2019

5 ways to get involved with nature

Put a spring in your step and lift your spirits by engaging with the natural environment. Try a spot of birdwatching; take a walk whilst admiring the view across the water; gaze up at the night sky; spot wildlife, and volunteer with us in the great outdoors. Take a walk Explore a scattering of nature…

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9th April 2019

Higher Level Stewardship Scheme at Fernworthy

In 2017, Fernworthy was entered into a Higher Level Stewardship scheme to help manage the Rhos pasture for the endangered Marsh Fritillary Butterfly. Now, two years have passed and lots of work has been carried out. The capital spend has been completed, which has seen the construction of some new fencing and gates. This has…

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26th March 2019