Category: Nature

Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury’s Swan Lake

Swans were top of the lavish banquet menu at Abbotsbury Monastery during Tudor times. They were the favourite food of monks and monarchs. But how times have changed… today thousands of nature lovers come to celebrate this fabulous British bird rather than feasting on it. Hundreds of Mute Swans nest at Abbotsbury during the spring and […]

Cornwall's dramatic coastal scenery

Cornwall and ‘Poldark Country’

Cornwall’s popularity as one of Britain’s favourite holiday destinations received a boost after starring in the TV drama Poldark this year. Tourists have been flocking to the area after watching the hit TV show in which romantic hero Aidan Turner captured the heart of the nation. Could it have been down to […]

Kittiwake on Farnes

Bird bonanza on the Farne Islands

It’s bird bonanza time on the Farne Islands as migrating birds flock onto the islands for the summer season. This makes the Farnes one of my top summer holiday trips. For our feathered friends, this is more than a bird vacation. They are here for romance and – let’s be […]

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