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

Nature in Urban Spaces

The value of green and blue spaces in our towns and cities cannot be overestimated and must be a priority for planners working to change our towns and cities over the coming years, says Nick Paling of the Westcountry Rivers Trust. The natural world plays a key role in...

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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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