Kew Orchid Festival 2020: Everything you need to know
Kew Gardens’ 25th annual orchid festival will this year celebrate the incredible wildlife and culture of Indonesia. Here’s everything you need to know about one of the most spectacular flower festivals you’ll encounter. more >
6th February 2020
Have a whale of a time in Cornwall and spot amazing wildlife
Whale and dolphin watching is booming in the seas around Britain, with a surprising 29 different species of marine mammals having been recorded in our waters. more >
22nd July 2019
Finding peace: five best botanical gardens
Everyone needs somewhere to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here’s the network's finest collections of rare fauna, just a train journey away. more >
30th May 2019
Twitching by train: spot birds of prey and more
If you’re taking a trip by train over the coming colder months, why not try a bit of birdwatching from the comfort of your carriage? Here are some surprising species that you might spot along the GWR network. more >
21st December 2018
Giant LEGO animals arrive at Slimbridge
From 7 July, Slimbridge Wetland Centre will be home to some very special guests. Huge LEGO creatures, including a giant otter, will be arriving for the season and entertaining visitors. more >
20th June 2018