Westcountry Rivers Trust is an environmental charity established in 1995 to preserve, protect, develop and improve the region’s watercourses, while educating people about the value of this natural resource.

Come along with us as we continue to care for your rivers, streams, brooks, estuaries and wetlands in the Westcountry.

Discover your river...

Learn about your local Westcountry river and discover how you can care for and enjoy it.

Get involved...

Find out how you can get involved with looking after your local river.

Learn about rivers...

Read about our projects which restore and protect the Westcountry’s watercourses.

Latest news from the riverbank

£3.2 million Tamara Landscape Partnership gets the go-ahead

£3.2 million Tamara Landscape Partnership gets the go-ahead

£3.2 million Tamara Landscape Partnership Gets the Go-Ahead Thanks to National Lottery Funding A National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £2.3 million has been awarded to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for a project that aims to provide a brighter...

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Take action for your local waterways

Take action for your local waterways

Want to do your bit to help your local river or stream but not sure how? There are plenty of small but effective ways you can play your part to help protect our waterways.   Carry out a litter pick On your own or in a group, litter picking is a great way to take...

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