Stargazing Tips for Beginners

  Here at South West Lakes Trust we believe that families should always be getting out and about and trying all sorts of new adventures. If you and your family are up for trying new things, then why not try stargazing? Stargazing is a simple way of seeing the natural beauty of the world with…

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25th September 2018

Meet Richie! The Head Chef at Lakeside, Roadford Lake.

  Hi everyone, my name is Richie and I am the Head Chef at Lakeside Cafe at Roadford Lake! I was born in Devonport, Plymouth and went to both Primary and Secondary school in Saltash after my parents moved there. From the age of about 12 was when I started to become interested in cooking…

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12th September 2018

150 people enjoy The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes at Roadford Lake

  Friday 10th August saw the Annual Outdoor Theatre experience at Roadford Lake. An audience of 150 complete with fold out chairs, picnic tables, blankets and enough picnic food to feed a small army, pitched up on the banks of Roadford Lake to see The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes performed by Chapterhouse Theatre Company. The…

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15th August 2018

Meet Georgia Perkins, Activities Receptionist at Wimbleball Lake

  Hi Everyone, My name is Georgia and I am the administrator at Wimbleball Lake and a land based activity instructor. I joined the trust in 2013 as an outdoor programmes apprentice and now have worked my way up to the centre administrator role. I have always taken part in a variety of sports and…

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6th August 2018

10 Things to do this Summer with your Family

  Summer is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. The sun is shining, (well, sometimes) the weather is warmer and the long summer holidays and lighter evenings means there’s plenty of time to go on some outdoor adventures with the family. Our lakes give so many opportunities for a great experience, on…

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3rd July 2018