Dramatic river gorge, ancient woodlands, tea garden and shop in stunning surroundings

The river at Watersmeet, Devon

Bringing hydro electricity to Watersmeet  

We're exploring the opportunity to install a small-scale hydroelectric scheme on the Hoaroak catchment of the East Lyn river that runs close to Watersmeet House

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Watersmeet

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Have bundles of Easter fun at Watersmeet with our family friendly Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.

Introduction to landscape photography: guided walks at Watersmeet

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Have you always wanted to capture the beauty of Exmoor in that perfect photo? Why not come along to one of our 'introduction to photography' walks at Watersmeet with local photographer and NT volunteer Mark Johnson?

Seadog summer feast at Kipscombe Farm

Fri 07 Jun 2019
Relax in Kispcombe farm's Tithe barn and enjoy award winning seasonal food and live music

Eating and shopping

Homemade jam

Pick up some delicious Devon produce 

Enjoy an exceptional lunch at Watersmeet and shop for local produce.


Places to stay

Camping in North Devon



Black and white historic image of Watersmeet House servery

Find out about the area's industrial past 

Learn more about the history of Watersmeet, from pioneering techniques in generation electricity to radioactive water.


Our work

Watersmeet roof project thank you bridge

Saving Watersmeet's roof 

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Watersmeet roof project. It was because of this we were able to complete a conservation project to repair the roof, helping us save this special place for ever, for everyone.

Rangers out working on the coast with views towards Foreland Point

Discover how we protect a range of habitats 

From moorland to coast, learn more about our important and ongoing environmental work at Watersmeet.

Woody Bay Coach Path Trees

West Exmoor woodland work 

The West Exmoor rangers care for over 1200 acres of woodland. Find out how they look after this hugely significant area, and some of their woodland management plans for the future.


Get involved

Heddon Valley volunteer rangers wildlife monitoring

Volunteer in West Exmoor 

Love West Exmoor? We're looking for volunteers to help us look after this special place for ever, for everyone.