Photo, Rosie Mansell
Our vision is for a Devon that is rich in all wildlife, where people enjoy and care about the natural world and take steps to safeguard it for the future.
Bee on forget-me-nots. Photo, Ben Lee
With two coastlines, two moorlands, ancient woodlands, tumbling rivers and miles of footpaths, Devon’s wonderful wildlife is there for you to discover...
Dartmoor. Photo, Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION
From craggy coasts to wind-blown moorland, ancient woodland to flower-filled meadows, our reserves bring you close to nature in amazing settings.
Bellever Moor and Meadows
The daily care of DWT's 57 havens for wildlife takes a huge amount of time and resource: on average, it costs £2000 per day to manage these reserves. Can you help?
Beaver. Photo, Ben Lee
DWT is the lead partner in England’s first licensed beaver re-introduction and monitoring project, on the River Otter in east Devon.
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Emsworthy Mire. Photo, Simon Williams
A beautiful patchwork of woodland and meadows in the heart of the wonderful South Hams countryside.
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This wet and wild nature reserve provides rich rewards for visitors prepared to take their time and who don't mind a bit of mud!
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Bellever Moor and Meadows makes a great introduction to Dartmoor. Walk in wildflower upland meadows and between ancient drystone walls to experience great views of this part of central Dartmoor.…
A lake, heathland and meadows go to make a wonderfully diverse nature reserve.
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Clayhidon is a small wildlife haven nestled in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of East Devon.
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Our largest and perhaps our wildest nature reserve. River, wooded valley and upland moor - this reserve has it all.
The place to get to know Dartmoor and its wildlife.
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This nature reserve is one of Devon's top places for dragonfly and damselfly watching. Bring binoculars for an up close view of these wonderful insects.
Thirteen fields of wildflower-rich Culm grassland make up this smallholding which has remained unchanged for decades.
A reserve with a diverse flora and abundance of butterfly species.
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