Walks & Wildlife

Morning glory:
The dawn chorus

May is the best month for birdsong. Pete Dommett listens to nature’s sunrise symphony Free mindfulness workshops every morning this month. Where? Down the l...

Lundy: A Little Piece
of Heaven

If you like the sound of a place with but a singular corkscrew road; nothing to do but walk, bird-watch and watersport; and mobile phone coverage that’s patchy...

Lacock: A peculiar magic

Many of those who traverse Lacock’s streets come to walk in the footsteps of characters dreamt up by Jane Austen or JK Rowling. Its real history, however, is e...

Bristol blues

This month: bluebell woods to make you go “Wow!” Words by Pete Dommett Flowers? That’s a bit boring, isn’t it?” This was a friend’s response after I told hi...

Glastonbury: a place apart

An area of great history and healing, myth and mysticism, where the tang of incense hangs in the air, this little Somerset town’s legends have left an indelibl...

Bristol’s March hares

It’s the time for mad March hares, says Pete Dommett, if you can find one, that is Do you remember Masquerade? Like a lot of children who grew up in the lat...

Hooting Stars

Bristol’s owls are loved-up and loud. Listen out for them this month, says Pete Dommett In The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter, Nutkin and his bus...

Walk: Wales’s best kept secret

The recent scrapping of tolls on the Severn crossings makes now an ideal time to discover what, for many, is Wales’s best-kept secret, says Andrew Swift St...

Wild Bristol: Retail Therapy

Pete Dommett is dreaming of a black and white Christmas Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? After the last-minute, frantic panic-buying, crowded s...