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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

Over 400 People Flock to Burrator for Second Birthday Celebrations

    On Sunday 3 July local charity South West Lakes Trust hosted a celebration event at Burrator Reservoir to recognise the Discovery Centre’s second birthday. Over 400 people joined in the afternoon of activities in and around the Discovery Centre, delivered by our fantastic team of volunteers. There was a good combination of first…

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20th July 2016

Burrator Volunteers Experience Eden

    Since the Burrator Heritage Project started in July 2013 over 2,500 volunteer days have been contributed, which equates to a staggering value of £125,000! To recognise this amazing achievement, and as an early celebration for Volunteers’ Week, South West Lakes Trust organised a day trip for Burrator volunteers to the Eden Project. Last…

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21st June 2016

Balancing the needs of our user groups at Burrator Reservoir

    South West Lakes Trust is making some great improvements to improve visitor experience at Burrator Reservoir. The bank of Longstone peninsula will become a fishing only area and a section of the North Shore of the reservoir will become a large dog exercise area – where owners can let their dogs off the…

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25th April 2016