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Biosphere Business

As part of the EU funded BioCultural Heritage Tourism project, North Devon Biosphere have launched the Free Biosphere Business Partner (BBP) scheme.

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Our plan to create positive change for North Devon

The UNESCO World Biosphere designation is our unique selling point as a region.

The Biosphere Business Partner Scheme provides the opportunity for businesses to share that they are proud to be part of the world class area, by being part of a sustainable business network that looks after the very assets that attract 80% of the visitors, as well as each other.


How you can help

To become a Biosphere Business Partner, sign up to at least 5 commitments from the 3 categories below.  Your application will be assessed and, if successful, you will be placed into our network of like minded businesses. Here you can share knowledge, experience and develop ideas for the benefit of the area.

Choose 5+ Commitments Across 3 Categories


Promoting the preservation of wildlife, habitats and landscape


Facilitating knowledge exchange and supporting a better understanding of local and global issues.


Fostering a sustainable economy and society

Help The North Devon Biosphere



Here you will find our full list of businesses who have been accepted into the Biosphere Business Partner network.


Str Business

Skern Lodge

Membership Benefits

Become a Biosphere Business Partner to benefit from the following:


Your business will be listed in our Network Directory and on our Interactive Map.

Networking & Events

Invitations to network meetings and events to connect with like minded businesses.

Use Our Logo

The Biosphere Business Partner logo can be used on your website and any promotional material.

Free Biosphere Newsletter

Receive our newsletter containing information about life in the Biosphere and upcoming events.

Get Featured

Send in your ‘Good News Stories’ once you have achieved a commitment and it will be featured on our website. Will you be our next 'Star Business'?

Good News Stories

Tarka Trail Camping have been busy building and installing their own nest boxes at their campsite in Yelland. An excellent example of how a ‘Conservation Commitment’ can be achieved!

View all our stories

BCHT Conference and Study Tour

February 26, 2021

Our next BCHT Conference and Study Tour, hosted by our partners at The Living Coast, will be held virtually. This FREE event will take place on Tuesday 16th – Thursday 18th March 2021 and is an opportunity to learn, engage and interact with attendees from all four Biosphere Reserves that are part of the BCHT project. Here is the link to view the agenda for each day and register for the sessions you would like to take part in:

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