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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At more than 800 years of age, Cricklepit Mill is Exeter's last working watermill. Surrounded by a unique urban wildlife garden, Cricklepit Mill also serves as Devon Wildlife Trust's…
A classic introduction to one of Devon's best remaining Culm grasslands.
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Stunning riverside walks through a wooded valley on the edge of Dartmoor. Beautiful at any time of year, Dunsford is famous for its wild daffodils in early spring.
A nature reserve with a very different past. Once this was a bustling railway junction.
A small woodland reserve with a beautiful display of spring woodland flowers.
One of the best remaining areas of Culm grassland in Devon.
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Thirteen fields of wildflower-rich Culm grassland make up this smallholding which has remained unchanged for decades.
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Travels in wild space and timelessness. Lose yourself in a wide open landscape amid one of the rarest habitats in the world.
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A meadow, a grassland and Middlepark Copse, all supporting an outstanding number of butterflies.