I enjoy spending time in nature and went wild camping solo around the Scottish Islands in 2015. I went for days at a time without encountering another human being (not to mention showering facilities). It was the experience of a lifetime.
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Blog post By Amy Lewis, 3 July 2018, Wildlife & nature
If you’ve been lucky enough to encounter a big, brightly coloured elephant hawk-moth, you’ll know you’ve seen something special. But what do elephant hawk-moth caterpillars look like, where does their name come from, and why are the adults pink?
Feeding wild birds: what, how, when and why
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 22 February 2018, Wildlife & nature
Winter can be a difficult time for wildlife. Temperatures plummet and food becomes difficult to find. Find out when and what to feed garden birds.
Rare woodland flowers
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 26 January 2018, Ancient trees, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
Woodland is home to some of the UK's rarest flowering plants. Some are weird. Some are mysterious. And all have fascinating stories to tell. You'll be lucky to track down some of these beauties, but they're worth it if you do.
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 18 December 2017, Wildlife & nature
Heard a screech in the night or hooting in the woods? One of the UK's five resident owl species could be at large. Learn to tell their calls apart and identify them without laying eyes on them.
Common UK insect identification
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 24 November 2017, Wildlife & nature
There are a staggering 27,000 types of insect in the UK. Some can be tricky to tell apart, even for the experts. Here we look at some of our most commonly encountered insect groups and the clues we need to look for to help narrow them down.
Spanish bluebells: what’s the problem?
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 8 June 2017, Wildlife & nature
Native bluebells are under threat from their Spanish relatives. Get to grips with the real problem and find out how you can help native woodland plants.
How to make a bird feeder: easy homemade feeders
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 28 October 2016, Wildlife & nature
Attract birds to your garden with these cheap and simple feeder ideas.
13 top tips for wild camping
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 4 August 2016, Wildlife & nature
It can be a scary prospect, wild camping. But with these top tips, you can avoid some of the pitfalls that can await the uninitiated.
Wild Camping UK: Can you camp anywhere?
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 27 June 2016, Wildlife & nature
Wild camping offers the perfect escape. Leave the crowds and the noise behind, reconnect with nature and discover your very own private spot. The choice of view is unlimited!
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