Walks & Wildlife

The great outdoors: Berrow

Wedged between the bright lights of Burnham on Sea and Brean, Berrow is quite often overlooked. Yet there are plenty of reasons for getting to know it, says And...

Rare plants and wildflowers of Bristol

From this month, rare plants and wildflowers begin to blossom in Bristol’s Avon Gorge. Pete Dommett tells us more... Every now and again local magazines like...

The Walk: Stone Circles at Stanton Drew

The third, largely overlooked, ancient stone formation of the South West has a real sense of solitude, potency and magic about it, says Andrew Swift Three of...

Deer-watching: Lord of the Manor

This month, Pete Dommett goes deer-watching on his doorstep Under a flawless, ice-blue sky, a large herd of deer bathes in a welcome wash of winter sun. My y...

Walk: Salisbury town trail

Andrew Swift introduces us to some of the delights of this ancient landscape This month we take the train for a walk around one of England’s most historic citi...

Wild Bristol: Waxwing sightings

Watch out for rare visitors from the east this month, says Pete Dommett Waxwings: gorgeous, aren’t they? With their peachy, air-brushed plumage, dark eye-li...
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Wild Bristol: Bristol Otters

This month, Pete Dommett goes in search of one of the most elusive mammals... I  waited a long time – and went a long way – to see my first otter. Earlier...

What About Wasps?

We know we need to look after our bees, but what about wasps? University of Bristol researcher Daisy Taylor tells us more about this essential little insect... ...
Wiltshire Plains

City Walks: Wiltshire Plains

Andrew Swift takes a walk through the lonely plains of Wiltshire Although this walk is not that long, and lies through a well-heeled part of Wiltshire, it is s...
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Wild Bristol: Uptown Gulls

Bristol is one of Britain’s top spots for city ‘seagulls’ – Pete Dommett thinks we should learn to love them... It’s silly season in the tabloid press. With po...