Burrator Blogger

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

Three Year Burrator Heritage Project Reaches Its End

    South West Lakes Trust’s three year Burrator Historic and Natural Environment Project will soon be reaching an end. The concept for the project began in 2008 followed by support from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2012 to develop it to fruition. On securing further Heritage Lottery investment the project was launched in July…

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9th September 2016

Family Fun at Burrator

Every Tuesday in August families have been enjoying a whole range of activities at South West Lakes Trust’s family drop in sessions at Burrator Reservoir. Finding frogs and toads and making insect homes were the tasks which took place during the first session. Mini shelter building for muddy ball blobsters was a huge success with…

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22nd August 2016