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
This long, narrow reserve 'tumbles down' the western edge of the River Webburn. Within it you can climb a classic Dartmoor tor or explore woodland.
New England Wood covers 21 hectares (53 acres) of broadleaf woodland at Lee Mill, half a mile from the A38 and seven miles to the east of Plymouth. This new nature reserve also has the River Yealm…
A trip to Scanniclift Copse is to experience the Teign Valley's rich patchwork landscape of hedges and small woods set among fields.
Access to this Devon…
A wet grassland with a stunning display of heath spotted orchids
An ancient woodland to explore, with added panorama of the North Devon landscape.
Access to this Devon Wildlife Trust managed nature reserve/site
An exceptionally diverse area with a variety of habitats.
We recognise access to nature is…