Westcountry Rivers...

…bringing rivers to life.

Inspiring a love of rivers to support people and wildlife.

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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

‘Leaky walls’ work wonders on Walkhampton Common

‘Leaky walls’ work wonders on Walkhampton Common

Most people wouldn’t want a ‘leaking wall’ but that’s exactly what the River Operations Team at Westcountry Rivers Trust built on Walkhampton Common, Devon, to help with flood management. This work is part of the Dartmoor Headwater Natural Flood Management...

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Bude Wins £200,000 To Tackle Climate Crisis

Bude Wins £200,000 To Tackle Climate Crisis

Bude Climate Partnership, a group of 12 local community organisations, including Westcountry Rivers Trust, has been awarded £200,000 by the National Lottery Climate Action Fund for an 18-month project to investigate, test and develop ways to protect the Bude area and...

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Going, Going ….? Time for Action

Going, Going ….? Time for Action

We are pleased to be a partner in a new four-year project which aims to increase the numbers of Salmon and Sea Trout returning to the River Teign and its tributaries.The National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded £243,100 to the  ‘Going, Going…? Time for...

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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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