News

Successful Wildlife Day at Stithians Lake

90 children and their families ventured off the beaten track at Stithians Lake on Wednesday (9 August) to discover some of the creatures that make the lake their home. Pond dipping at South West Lakes Trust’s wildlife day was a great success, with fantastic close up views of a variety of critters including sticklebacks, leeches,…

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10th August 2017

An Exciting New Addition to Fernworthy Reservoir

There will be an exciting addition to Fernworthy Reservoir from Friday 4 August! An exciting new mobile coffee business is coming to our North Dartmoor Reservoir from the beginning of August, just in time for those long family days out during the summer holidays. Serving certified organic and Fairtrade tea, coffee and hot chocolate in…

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31st July 2017

A Taste of Africa is coming to Trenchford

Something exciting is coming to one of Dartmoor’s most loved beauty spots. Malcolm Riley, better known as the African Chef, has taken on the catering licence at Trenchford Reservoir, located on the eastern fringe of Dartmoor National Park, near Bovey Tracey. The African Chef Pop Up Kitchen, offering a safari style experience with Landrover and…

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11th July 2017

Family Fun in the Sun at Wimbleball Lake Open Day

On Sunday 2 July Westcountry charity South West Lakes Trust held their annual Open Day at a very sunny Wimbleball Lake, on Exmoor. Over 1900 people of all ages attended the event and were able to take part in a variety of activities, both on and off the water, including; bushcraft, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, windsurfing,…

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5th July 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