Westland Countryside Stewards

Reconnecting with local nature

Photo of Trustees and Volunteers by the Kilkhampton Common Lectern

Nature is sometimes taken for granted and undervalued, but as a charity, we recognise the benefit that we all get through contact with the natural environment. Its positive impact on both our mental and physical health is potentially one of its greatest attributes. For this reason, we hope to reconnect people with this natural environment and ensure fairer access.

Westland Countryside Stewards (WCS) was set up with the aim of securing and managing land of environmental value in the Kilkhampton area of North Cornwall. Wherever possible, the aim is to make such land available for the benefit of the local community.

With the kind support from the following organisations…

Derek Gow Consultancy Logo Environment Agency Logo Cornwall Community Foundation Biffa Award Logo Big Lottery Fund Logo


Spring Water Vole Survey – volunteer and learn more about the life and habitat of ‘Ratty’

We are happy to announce that we will be running our Spring water vole field sign survey in the Bude catchment and invite you to volunteer. Surveying will run on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd May from 9 am to 4 pm. The canal and river banks will be walked and the vegetation will be searched …