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Burrator News 15

Hi Everyone, 1. Summer holiday family fun at Burrator! Well August has happened! We have held 4 fun filled family days here attended by 496 people! Each day was themed around habitats: Meadows, Woodlands, Wetlands and Hedges. Activities included different types of outdoor cooking including bread, bannock and pizzas in our new cob oven, woodwork…

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29th August 2017

Burrator News

Hi Everyone, Burrator Discovery Centre is 3 years old! The Burrator Discovery Centre is now 3 years old and celebrated in style on Sunday 25 June! Over 230 people came and took part in insect box building, cob oven pizza making, stick whittling, bread toasting, willow dragon fly weaving, ‘wood-get’ spinner making, owl pellet dissecting,…

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5th July 2017

Meet Lindsey Greet, West Devon Countryside Warden

Hi all, My name is Lindsey Greet, West Devon Countryside Warden for South West Lakes Trust. I am mainly based at Burrator but also look after Lopwell, Venford, Avon Dam, Butterbrook and a section of Tavistock Canal. Whilst all the other sites are scenic and I love looking after them, there is just something that…

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19th May 2017

Meet Neil Reeves

Hi Everyone, I would just like to introduce myself. My name is Neil Reeves and I am the Countryside and Angling Manager (Devon) for South West Lakes Trust and I am responsible for the day to day management of Burrator Reservoir. I manage public access, conservation work, education and informal recreation across 13 reservoirs in…

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21st April 2017

Unearthing the past at Burrator Quarries this winter

  This winter conservation works with machinery will get underway at Burrator Quarries Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in order to improve the visibility of the rock face. The site, which is used as a car park, is designated as a SSSI for its nationally important geological features, including the rare exposures of the…

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29th November 2016