July 2011 onwards South West Water and it’s contractors will be constructing an auxillary spillway at Wistlandpound. For the duration of the work the car park on the dam and the one above it will be closed, please use alternative car park next to the Discovery centre, adjacent to the Calvert Trust activity centre. The car park on the dam and the one directly above it on the entrance road will be closed while South West Water and its contractors carry out improvements to the dam at Wistlandpound Reservoir. This work is due to be completed by March 2012. While this work is taking place
12th August 2011 Net Mums are a unique organisation that offer Mums and Dads parenting help and advice and each year they give awards to different attractions……… This year Wistlandpound were the winner of the Gold award for the favourite free place to go in North Devon. We would like to thank everyone that voted for us. Wistlandpound, as you may know, is a partnership project between the Calvert Trust Exmoor, Forestry Commission and South West Lakes Trust. Forests have proved popular places to visit this year as Cardinham woods recieved the Gold award for Cornwall and Haldon Forest the Silver Ward for South Devon.
January 2012 Get your annual parking permit from Calvert reception now! Discover Wistlandpound parking permits running from 1st February 2012 to 31st January 2013 are available to buy from Calvert Trust reception between 9.30 and 4.30 daily. We have held the price of the permits at £15.00, a bargain if you visit the site regularly.
28th February until further notice Due to the departure of the current project officer the Discover Wistlandpound will be temporarily unmanned. If you have any questions about the site please contact one of the project partners. Read on to find out how…….. From the 28th February, due to the departure of the current project officer the and the telephone number will be temporarily unmanned. If you have any questions or queries about the site, or are interested in bringing your school or group to use the trails around the lake and the forest then please contact one of project partners: Calvert Trust Exmoor Reception Forestry
Car Parks on dam re-opening. The work on the new spillway will be complete by the middle of March. From then on the car parks on the dam will re-open. There will be a larger car park and a new grassy picnic area! Come and check it out