Location, Location, Location, Slimbridge

Slimbridge, was the first of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust centres to open in 1946. The founder and driving force , Sir Peter Scott was one of the early pioneers of modern wildlife conservation as well as a former Olympic sailing medalist, renowned broadcaster and painter. The WWT now has nine centres in the U.K. [...]

The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust is the UK's largest Woodland conservation charity , established in 1982 by Kenneth Watkins OBE to campaign and protect the UK's woods , plant trees and restore ancient Woodland for the benefit of both humans and wildlife. It now has over 500,000 members and more than 1,000 sites covering over 26,000 hectares [...]

Location, Location, Location – David Plummer’s Kingfisher Hide

Location, Location, Location – David Plummer’s Kingfisher Hide by Peter Hanscomb David Plummer, a professional wildlife photographer and conservationist based in south east England offers a range of different photographic days both in the UK and overseas and has exclusive access to a variety of hides. With opportunities  to photograph  Tawny Owls , Woodpeckers , Buzzards […]

Location, Location, Location – Langford Lakes

Langford Lakes Nature Reserve  by Peter Hanscomb Langford Lakes nature reserve comprises four lakes , a stretch of the river Wylye and a water meadow was purchased by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in 2001. The lakes and surrounding land was the site of a former gravel works during the 1960s / 1970s and the process of [...]