Westcountry Rivers...

…bringing water to life.

Inspiring a love of rivers to support people and wildlife.

Our response to the Coronavirus

We hope you are all keeping safe and well in this difficult time.

Please visit wrt.org.uk/working-practices-during-covid-19-at-wrt/ for updates in the coming weeks.


Discover your river...

Find your local Westcountry River 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.

Get involved...

Find out how you can get involved with your local river – whether it’s becoming a river scientist, doing a river walk or volunteering for a river clean-up…there are loads of ways for you to help us do our work.

Learn about rivers...

To secure the future health of our natural heritage and all of the benefits it will provide, we all need to learn about the vital role rivers play in all of our lives and the best way to keep them healthy for people and wildlife.

Latest news from the riverbank

To support nature is to support people

LIKE many people looking for some light during the COVID-19 lockdown, we have loved seeing footage of dolphins swimming in rivers and goats making trips into town.We have also been sharing photos and films of glimpses of Springtime nature either from our gardens or on...

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At home work experience

Natasha Underwood lets us know how she adapting to her at home placement with us. As part of my University degree, I was looking forward to the start my placement with the Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT). My aim had been to gain experience working within the...

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Learn about the work of Westcountry Rivers Trust

We are a charity dedicated to restoring and protecting rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy.

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