South West Lakes Trust

South West Lakes Trust is the region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity. Its 50 inland water sites, spread across Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset, attract in the region of 2m visits annually.

South West Lakes Trust’s charitable objects are:

  • the protection and conservation for the public benefit of the natural environment in the Area of Benefit within the South West of England;
  • the provision in such parts of the Area of Benefit as is appropriate of facilities for recreation and other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare;
  • the education of the public as to flora, fauna, ecology and the natural environment and the conservation of the same;
  • the conservation and preservation for the public benefit of sites, objects and buildings of special archaeological and historic interest within the Area of Benefit.

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