Category Archives: Nature

Helping Wildlife Through Winter

Robin visiting a winter garden

You can make a significant contribution to supporting wildlife during the cold winter months from doing something as simple as putting food out in the garden. Helping wildlife visiting your garden in winter is also a great way to watch the birds and animals at close quarters.

Learn More About British Wildlife With Our Quiz

British red fox

Small though Britain may be, it is home to all kinds of natural wonders and fascinating wildlife. The best place to see the wonderful wildlife is in the countryside, where the landscapes differ from rolling hills, colourful farmland, ancient woods and scraggy mountains. For people who love the great British countryside and the animals, plants Continue Reading →

Best Places for Seeing the Autumn Deer Rut

Red deer before a rut in Britain

The deer rut is one of the most exciting wildlife events of the year, occurring from late September to November. Several woodlands, parklands and country estates are great places to witness the rut, where stags compete for the female does in the herd, bellowing calls and locking antlers with competitors.

Beginner’s Guide to Breeding Gundogs

a dog

Breeding gun dogs may appeal to you after you have been an owner of one for many years. Whether or not you are familiar with everything involved, it should first be said it is a huge undertaking, and you’ll need to commit a large amount of time and care to the well-being of these animals. Continue Reading →

Wildlife To Watch For In The Autumn

Wildlife to watch for in autumn

In the autumn, British wildlife goes into business preparing for the cold winter months. As the temperature drops, there is a lot of work to be done, such as fattening up for the winter, flying south and preparing homes for hibernations. Everywhere you look in the countryside there are signs of change as the wildlife Continue Reading →

Best Hikes To Do In Britain This Summer

Go for a summer hike at amazing locations in Britain

Our green and rainy country is home to some magnificent landscapes that make for great hiking locations. There is everything from coastal strolls to scrambles up mountains; British boots were definitely made for walking. This summer, get your own walking boots on and quality ladies and men’s country clothing from Fur Feather & Fin, and Continue Reading →

10 nature reserves to visit this summer

Kingfisher at a nature reserve this summer

There is such a plethora of beauty overflowing in the countryside that one nature reserve is not enough to see the best of British wildlife this summer. As such, we have put together ten of England’s best nature reserves where you can watch birds bursting into song, butterflies fluttering by, flowers providing a mesmerising scent Continue Reading →

Grow a wildflower meadow in your garden

grow a wildflower meadow in your garden

Growing a wildflower meadow creates a vibrant feeding and nesting ground for small animals, birds and insects. Our gardens and the British countryside were once full of wild flowers and flowering plants supporting various wildlife, but in the last hundred years, the country has lost a lot of these areas. However, you can create something Continue Reading →

Learn more about Britain’s birds of prey

Use birdwatching binoculars when looking for birds of prey

Birds of prey have impressive aerial skills and a hunting instinct which make them the lords of the skies, but do you know the difference between the raptors found across Britain? These birds have much better vision than ours; powerful talons to catch and kill prey, and a hooked beak perfect for tearing the flesh Continue Reading →

Plan a fun family spring and summer with our bucket list ideas

children in country clothing

With spring on our doorstep, and summer following close behind, you’re probably already planning what to do with your family while making the most of the sunny weather. In addition to the family holiday planned for the coming weeks, why not try a few extra special activities you can enjoy together and do something different?