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Dens Built from Nature at Roadford

  With no rope, plastic or string, 12 hideouts were created in Roadford Lake’s beautiful woodland on Thursday 4 August.26 excited children joined South West Lakes Trust Countryside Wardens at this unique location to create dens of all shapes and sizes. Each den had its own unique design and the log slices made great seats.…

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Four Species of Bat Spotted on Argal Bat Walk

    On Wednesday 3 August 30 people joined South West Lakes Trust and the Cornwall Bat Group on a nocturnal walk around Argal Lake. Armed with torches and bat detectors, the group set out on their walk, learning about the many species of bat which inhabit the surroundings of the lake and about the…

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Bug Hunting Success at Roadford Lake

    On Wednesday 27 July 23 kids flocked to Roadford Lake to help South West Lakes Trust Countryside Manager, Neil Reeves, pond dip and identify over 20 species of insects, including an impressive Water Scorpion, on a walk to the sundial. Parents and kids learnt many new facts on the bug hunt. Did you…

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Brand New Play Area Opened at Upper Tamar Lake

    On 26 July South West Lakes Trust celebrated the opening of a brand new play area at Upper Tamar Lake near Bude by hosting a tea party in Tamar’s popular Frog Hopper Café. The tea party was attended by local children from Bude and the surrounding area, along with their parents and South…

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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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