Wildlife holidays

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A birdwatching trip back in time: ‘What pre-mammal New Zealand would’ve been like’
Just outside Dunedin, kākā chatter, ancient lizards hatch their eggs, and baby kiwis fatten up to fighting weight in a predator-free sanctuary

Kate Hennessy

30, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Steam trains, shipwrecks and Peter Pan’s garden: 10 great UK family days out for half-term and autumn
Exploring ice tunnels, apple pressing and dolphin spotting are just a few of our ideas to keep kids happy

Rhiannon Batten

20, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Paths of discovery in South Yorkshire: natural and historical wonders meet on Hatfield Moors
It’s possible to walk for hours in this rehabilitated landscape with its space for endangered birds, rare beetles, tantalising pathways and a Buddhist retreat

David Bramwell

27, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Surfing survivors, friendly sharks and Alaskan plastic: the 2022 Ocean Film festival
The latest UK tour of aquatic documentaries highlights the beauty and fragility of the blue planet – and human interaction with it

Rachel Dixon

20, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Waterfalls, stargazing and buzzards: the Moffat walking festival in Scotland’s southern uplands
The elegant town of Moffat in Dumfries and Galloway proves a great base for exploring nearby rewilded landscapes, beautiful gardens and wildlife – with astronomy a bonus

Jane Dunford

14, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The second world war airbase turned private nature reserve – with its own low-impact holiday cabins
Once home to Clark Gable’s air squadron, the Wilding Airfield in Northamptonshire now has two cabins immersed in nature, as well as the relics of war

Gavin McOwan

17, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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From bats to beavers: five mammals that live by UK waterways
Holidaying by a river? Keep your eyes peeled for some intriguing creatures

Michael Segalov

14, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Seals and shipwrecks: lapping up the beauty of the northern Aegean
Sunbathe with endangered wildlife and dive for ancient treasure off the island of Alonissos, one of the world’s ‘most sustainable’ destinations

Heidi Fuller-Love

27, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Drifting with dragonflies: a canoeing trip on the River Severn near Shrewsbury
While the Wye struggles with pollution, an overnight paddle and camping trip in Shropshire points the way to a gentle wildlife revival alongside England’s longest river

Kevin Rushby

21, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Let’s go wild: 10 nature-based festivals in the UK
From a rewilding gathering in Devon to eagle conservation in Scotland, these events celebrate a greener way of life

Jane Dunford

10, Jun, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Follow the buzz: the best UK wildflower spectacles this summer
As the Chelsea Flower Show gets under way, we pick pollinator-friendly meadows and gardens for making a beeline to, from North Uist to the Tower of London

Rhiannon Batten

24, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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20 of the coolest holiday cabins in Europe
From Scandinavian rustic-luxe to floating eco-cabins in the south of France, we pick cosy and stylish hideaways in forests and lakeland

Gemma Bowes

21, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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