Long summer evenings are the best time to get outdoors and take a walk when everything's bathed in the beautiful golden hour glow of the sunset. At this quieter time of day you can take a peaceful stroll in your favourite place.
Summer wildlife to spot on your next walk
Red admiral butterfly on apple branch at Cotehele, Cornwall
Southern hawker dragonfly at Sheringham Park, Norfolk
Honey bee feeding on a nectar rich plant in the gardens at Coleton Fishacre, South Devon
A red squirrel on Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Dorset
Brown hare at Gramborough Hill, Norfolk
Fallow deer at Belton House, Lincolnshire
Red Kite in flight over Watlington Hill, Oxfordshire
There are hundreds of bees and butterflies across the country busying away to help our ecosystem to thrive. Bees and butterflies are some of our most important pollinators, and they’re vital in keeping up the health of our ecosystem and covering our landscapes in colour.