Wildlife

See adorable baby badgers in Somerset
Born in the winter, badger cubs come out to play in spring and Folly Farm has the perfect setup for letting the public share in this delight. more >
6th March 2018
The Golden Triangle: Gloucestershire’s wild daffodil haven
In the second part of our spring flowers series, we take you to the best place to see daffodils on the GWR network. more >
19th February 2018
Snowdrops and steam in Somerset
Our first of two posts on where to find stunning spring flowers. Explore the countryside on a steam train before discovering signs of the change in season – but be quick, these flowers don’t hang around for long, so catch them before it’s too late. more >
29th January 2018
Newport Wetlands winter walk
What better way to spend a spare afternoon than visiting this remarkable nature reserve where you can come face to face with some wonderful rare birds, as well as learning the ropes to becoming a twitcher? more >
9th January 2018
Avocet cruises on the Exe Estuary
Cruise the Exe Estuary this winter to get a peek at the Audrey Hepburn of birds, with their distinctive black and white plumage and upturned beaks. more >
3rd November 2017