Silver-studded Blue butterfly

©Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

Where to go this summer

Explore Devon's natural treasures this summer

Meadows, swifts, butterflies and dragonflies - summer is a wonderful time of year. Admire the light through the trees, burst of colour from wildflowers, darting insects and soaring birds. DWT's nature reserves are a great place to immerse yourself in the wonder of Devon's countryside.

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Photo, Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

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Red-tailed bumblebee ©Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

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Established sixty years ago by a small group of volunteers, Devon Wildlife Trust is the only charity that exists to protect all wildlife in Devon and to safeguard Devon’s unique natural environment. 

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Vine House Farm ©Nicholas Watts, Vine House Farm Bird Foods

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Woman aged 35-45 years 'hugging' pine tree, Abernethy Forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, - Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

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