Exmoor Riverlands – Beavers, Water voles & more!Holnicote Estate, Somerset
- Dates21 September 2020 to 25 September 2020
- Holiday typeShort break
- AvailabilityPlaces available
- Activity type Active, Coast and countryside, Special interest
- Holiday code20ASP209
- AccommodationExmoor Bunkhouse
About Exmoor Riverlands – Beavers, Water voles & more!Help the team at Holnicote with the fantastic Riverlands Project.
The Riverlands Project at Holnicote has been working to bring back lost species, restore river systems and mitigate for climate change. Join the Riverlands team to take part in this unique and innovative project.
Working alongside the team to deliver a variety of wildlife surveys including Water vole, mammal trapping and go on a Beaver walk. Help us create and improve habitats for nature through coppicing and the creation of Beaver dams. You will also be taking part in ‘Your Riverland Week’ through helping to run community events such as a Bioblitz.
This is a unique opportunity to be part of a ground breaking project and be part of the return of a key stone species on Exmoor.
About the accommodation
A stone-built barn that was converted in the 1970s and is situated on the Watersmeet Estate on the North Devon coast. The bunkhouse provides a warm and comfy place to relax after a hard day’s work. There are two dormitories, a leader’s room and bathroom upstairs plus an additional bathroom downstairs. There is a pleasant garden with picnic benches and a barbecue. If you want to venture a little further, there is a delightful country pub a short walk away. The views of the coast and surrounding countryside are dramatic and spectacular.
Facilities: garden, drying room.
Bedding: pillow and base sheet provided.
Notes for guests
A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.