Find your local river…

You can use the map to find your local river and and find out all the latest news, upcoming events, activities, wildlife diaries, local produce and other ways you can enjoy it – join the growing community of river lovers who are looking after your local river.

Discover the rivers of the Westcountry…

The rivers of the Westcountry have so much to offer people of all ages and from all walks of life. We have created a number of guides to help you discover your local river and start enjoying it…

Westcountry River Explorer

River Explorer UK is attempting to photograph every named river in the Westcountry – to go on his photographic journey with him, click here…

Explore the rivers of the Westcountry...

From Roman times to the present day, Westcountry rivers have been an ever-present thread running through our communities, our culture and our heritage. Ever increasingly, we have come to realise how wonderful it is to spend time on, in or near a river and they are so often the backdrop to our fondest memories of days spent outdoors, being active and spending time with nature.

Latest news from Westcountry Rivers

WRT welcomes Dave Thomas

We are delighted to say that Dave Thomas has joined the WRT family, Here is what Dave has to say..... With a background in ecology on canals & waterways, agrochemicals and working for contractors conducting practical vegetation management I...

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First 100 volunteers sign up to monitor Westcountry rivers

Over 100 volunteers have now signed up to help the Westcountry Rivers Trust to monitor the health of rivers across the region. The Westcountry CSI (Citizen Science Investigation) project aims to encourage more people to take a closer look at their local river, stream...

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Confluence: Annual Review 2016

2016 was a challenging year for the Trust, mirroring the wider trials faced by Britain and the world in general. The move towards more nationalistic narratives, often seemingly at the expense of holistic integrated thinking, has brought division, uncertainty and...

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