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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A lake, heathland and meadows go to make a wonderfully diverse nature reserve.
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A top wildlife spot, with exceptional walks through woodland and alongside a classic Devon river. Feeling lucky? Otters are often seen at Halsdon!
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A rich mix of heath, grassland and woodland, especially good for fungi hunting and butterfly spotting.
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This small reserve acts as a gateway to the wild landscape of Dartmoor. Bluebells and dormice are the stars of our oldest nature reserve.
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A small woodland reserve with a beautiful display of spring woodland flowers.
A short woodland walk in a classic Devon village. The old railway embankment now leads visitors through the reserve.
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A trip to Scanniclift Copse is to experience the Teign Valley's rich patchwork landscape of hedges and small woods set among fields.
An ancient woodland to explore, with added panorama of the North Devon landscape.
Woodland walks give way to stunning estuary views on the edge of Plymouth.