Nature & wildlife

From ancient trees to endangered species, our places are full of life. We're working hard to safeguard these habitats for years to come

Puffins on the Farne Islands, Northumberland

Extreme weeding

Planning a bit of gardening this weekend? Bet you're not doing it like this. The gardeners at St Michael's Mount in Cornwall use abseiling gear to weed and strim the cliff face garden hanging up to 50 metres above the sea.

Matthew Oates taking visitors on a wildlife walk in the grounds of Osterley Park, Middlesex.

Top tips for butterfly spotting 

Our nature expert, Matthew Oates, has over 50 years of butterfly spotting experience. Here are his top tips to help you on your way to spotting these beautiful insects.

Wildlife spotting

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