Welcome to the official website of Strete in Devon, England, which is managed by Strete Parish Council. Strete is about a fifteen minute drive from Dartmouth. It is to be found on the high coastal ground at the eastern end of Slapton Sands. It's a good place to stay if you like exploring the local beaches and is also convenient for Kingsbridge, Totnes and Salcombe. Strete is situated on the South West Coastal Footpath and, with a variety of accommodation in the village, it is an ideal location to take a break in your journey. Take time to relax and enjoy the beautiful AONB surroundings.
Cirl Buntings are a rare songbird that almost became extinct
in the UK. The last of these birds remained in the Devon area, and over the past 25 years
the RSPB and local farmers have worked hard to bring it back. There are now
over 1000 pairs!
This local wildlife success story been nominated as Wildlife Success of 2016 by Countryfile Magazine.
The RSPB would like votes from the public to celebrate this success. The closing date for votes is 28th February and you can vote here: http://www.countryfile.com/article/wildlife-succes... It would be great for a local project to win this award.