Offwell Woodland and Wildlife Trust

Offwell Woodland and Wildlife Trust

Patron: Neil Parish MP

Registered Charity No. 1000198

Local Trustees: Vernon Whitlock and Janet Banfield

The Offwell Woodland and Wildlife Trust is a conservation and education charity. It manages the 50 acre Woodland Education Centre in East Devon, consisting of a wide variety of restored native habitats rich in wildlife. The Trust was formed in 1989 and relies on funding from private individuals, corporate sponsors and grant funding bodies.

The Trust provides practical environment education for all abilities and ages as well as carrying out an active conservation programme and recreational activities. The website:  is a world renowned resource. 


The charity’s membership newsletter, The Woodlander, is published three times a year and includes updates on the Trust’s activities as well as a variety of interesting articles with a wildlife, scientific or conservation theme. The newsletter also lists organised events at the Centre.

If you would like to become a member of the Offwell Woodland & Wildlife Trust membership is just £10 per family per year. Email or

Please note: there is no parking available at the Centre. Visitors may wish to park in the Village Hall Car Park, where a donation of £1 is requested. To find out more information visitors should contact May White on 01404 831547. There is no parking allowed on the bridle path and footpaths alongside West Colwell Farm.









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