Walks & Wildlife

Green prescription: gardening for health

The world is still turning and plants keep on growing, says Elly West, bringing hope and comfort in these uncertain times Just as the country went into lock...
creeping beauty

Wild Bristol: Creeping beauty

How do you get your fix of wildlife during the dull days of winter? Pete Dommett shares his method Perhaps you fly off to see spectacular species in the wel...
Christmas trees

Wild Bristol: sequoias in the city

Are you getting a tree this year and, if so, what size? A six-footer? Bigger? How about a simple, stirring stroll beneath the canopy of Bristol’s 100-foot sequ...
Humphry Repton

Walk: Cunningly choreographed adventures

The name Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown will be familiar to many Bristolians. However Humphry Repton – Brown’s great successor in the field of landscape design – ...
Life on a hedge

Wild Bristol: Life on the hedge

An ancient hedge has been helping the wildlife of Bristol (and beyond) for hundreds of years. Pete Dommett takes a look The humble hedgerow is often overloo...

Clevedon: The valley of seclusion

With charming reminders of its Regency heyday still in evidence, it’s little wonder Clevedon was chosen for primetime TV’s latest costume drama. Andrew Swift t...