Fantastic Café Premises Available on Exmoor National Park

An exciting opportunity has arisen to operate the onsite café at Wimbleball Lake, situated within Exmoor National Park. Currently named ‘The Duck Café’, the stunning destination benefits from an adjacent car park, campsite, children’s play areas, outdoor activity centre, public footpaths, cycle trails, bridle way and bird-hides. A unique business opportunity has now arisen to…

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14th November 2018

Burrator News 24 – November Monthly Newsletter

1. New signs made with Burrator’s wood Two of our new entrance signs have now been installed by a brilliant team of volunteers at Roadford Lakeside and Roadford Activity Centre! The signs have been constructed from fallen trees at Burrator, and not only tell a great story of sustainability, but also reflect the beauty of…

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7th November 2018

Andy Parsons appointed to Cotswolds AONB board

We are delighted to announce that Andy Parsons, Chief Executive of South West Lakes Trust, has recently been appointed to the Cotswolds AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) board. Six members have recently been appointed for three year terms to the Cotswolds and Chilterns AONB Conservation Boards – the only two conservation boards in the…

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16th October 2018

Burrator News 23 – October Monthly Newsletter

Photo credit: Ken Chubb 1. Remains of Torpedo Net Discovered  On the 3rd and 4th September, Professor Bob Stone and the Human Interface Team from Birmingham University, who created the Virtual Burrator Project, were granted permission to dive two ROVs, a BlueROV2 and a Trident ‘underwater drone’ (a smaller but highly agile submersible), into the…

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5th October 2018

Butterfly and Moth Search Day at Crowdy Reservoir

During late summer and officially in September 2018, I started at South West Lakes Trust (SWLT) as the new ecologist. I started volunteering for the Trust in 2016 when I did my university placement at Burrator. In my new role, I will be involved with the ongoing Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) project and…

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2nd October 2018