Westland Countryside Stewards

Westland Countryside Stewards: an environmental conservation charity based in Cornwall

Photo of Trustees and charity Volunteers by the Kilkhampton Common Lectern

Reconnecting with local nature

Nature is sometimes taken for granted and undervalued. 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 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

News

Funding of a mower for Kilkhampton Common

It’s time to get the lawn mower out! Summer is fast approaching. I’m sure everyone with a lawn is noticing the grass is growing vigorously and they’re out with the mower more frequently. The same applies to Kilkhampton common. As well as the hedgerows, the grass pathways are sprouting.

Charity to attend Kilkhampton Village Fete and offer Guided Walk of Kilkhampton Common

Spring has certainly sprung and as summer approaches the common is alive with wildlife and the trees are once again in leaf. It’s an enjoyable place to visit at any time of year but when everything is flourishing and the weather is fine, the common is a natural haven to escape to. If you need …