We’re passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
Love the countryside? Want to help us make it even better? Find out how.
Visit our online shop and buy one of our lovely cotton tote bags – and support our charity
Join us for our Rewilding Somerset event – in person or online.
We’re calling for 40% more hedgerows by 2050
Photo competition: My Somerset – at work, rest & play is now closed.
Can you spare 2 minutes to clean up your countryside?
Our new boards give everyone the chance to do a #2minute litterpick
Now our #2minute Litterpick stations are kitted out with new sanitisers
Rich pickings for Patricia Eames - the latest winner of our lottery club!
Every ticket you buy supports our work for the Somerset countryside and rural communities. Get yours here https://tinyurl.com/v4unsjew
#lottery #charity #countryside #somerset
Meet Henk. He is one of our #2minutelitterpick volunteers, cleaning up the Somerset countryside little by little. Read his story and why not sign up to be a #volunteer yourself and make a difference to the area you love?
#litter #Somerset #countryside
Peace at last for the wildlife and residents of Burrowbridge. https://www.cpresomerset.org.uk/news/noisy-motocross-site-on-somerset-levels-gets-the-thumbs-down/
See below for an invitation to take part in research on aspects of life for LGBTQ+ people in rural areas - particularly #Somerset
a good read - makes you feel optimistic!
#affordablehomes #sustainabledesign #housing
Great to be part of this event and to meet so many people involved in the countryside here in the south west
The astronomical #autumn 🍂 begins today!
During autumn, our #hedgerows are alive with rich #berries. #Fungi thrive in the cooler, wetter conditions, and nuts like #chestnut begin to ripen 🌰
Check our our countryside foraging guide >>> https://www.cpre.org.uk/discover/focused-foraging/
With insect, bat and bird populations all struggling, RT if you'd like to see more wildlife walls! Pic via @seed_ball
Did you know, cigarette butts are one of the most littered items on the planet?
If you're out and about enjoying the September sunshine, make sure you #BinYourButt!
We just made someone's day! Join our lottery club and it could be you next month-and you'll be supporting the countryside charity.
Fun in the meadow by Pauline Watling
#meadow #somerset #wildflowers #daisies #poppies #cornflowers #countryside #happy
Fingers crossed that these reports are true. #democracy #planning
Appeal dismissed - a win for our countryside. Inspector agrees with our view that this proposal for 100 houses on Windmill Hill, Wincanton would have caused landscape harm & conflict with Local Plan policies.
Join us and support our work.
Love this video!
'Hedgerows are a Mecca for wildlife. Our hedgerows around the country are probably the single most important ecological building block left in this country.'
We agree George Eustice @DefraGovUK. So let's get planting and restoring! #40by50 #HedgerowHeroes
BREAKING: Our report finds that boosting hedgerows by 40% would create thousands of jobs, support climate action and nature recovery 👏
The government must stop dragging its feet and set a target to increase the hedgerow network by 40% by 2050. #40by50 http://www.cpre.org.uk/news/cpres-groundbreaking-hedgerow-research
The Friends of Berrow Beach are resuming their monthly beach cleans!🎉
The first one is on Saturday 11th September, find more details below.
Photo competition now closed. We have had more entries than ever before & the quality has been amazing. -THANK YOU! We'll announce the winner as soon as we can - it won't be easy to choose! 🤔
"Sunset Magic" by Paul Steven
#glastonburytor #glastonbury #sunset #countryside
Hurry, hurry! Today is your last chance to enter our photo competition - https://tinyurl.com/4f75ybxa
Swan take off by Antony Robinson
#swan #birds #somerset #countryside #photography #competition #swans
Hurry-not much time left to enter our photo competition!
A dance to the music of time by Lizzy Rice; taken at @thenewtsomerset
#somerset #photography #fountain #gardens #somersetgardens #bruton
If you're out enjoying the beach this #BankHolidayWeekend, help keep it litter free!
Dispose of all rubbish properly, and if bins are full then take it home with you.