All posts tagged: owl

Connect with nature for a boost to wellbeing

Spending time in nature and green spaces can relieve stress and anxiety with people reporting to feel much happier and healthier following an activity outdoors. In response to the recent coronavirus outbreak, and for those staying at home, The Wildlife Trusts has issued some simple tips and ideas to keep active while looking after yourself […]

Animals getting festive at Chessington Zoo

With the countdown to Christmas now officially underway, Chessington World of Adventures has been getting into the festive spirit with treats for some of its 1,000 residents. The Western Lowland gorillas enjoyed a 6ft Christmas tree,  carefully decorated by primate keepers with aubergine snowmen, sweet potato candy canes, leek crackers, butternut squash and swede stars, […]

Creepy encounters at Whipsnade this Halloween

Boo at the Zoo returns to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this half-term holiday with a special family friendly Halloween event celebrating all things spooky. Running from Saturday 20 to Wednesday 31 October, fearless visitors can step into the Super Natural Neighbours experience to discover more about the weird and wonderful creatures that live on our doorsteps.  Kids […]

A Flight Before Christmas at Longleat

As part of their giant outdoor Festival of Light celebrations, Longleat in Wiltshire are hosting an interactive storytelling experience featuring flying owls. Bringing the festive spirit thrillingly to life for younger visitors, ‘A Flight Before Christmas’ mixes the magic of storytelling with the aerial grace and agility of native species including tawny, barn and eagle […]

The Great British Autumn at Longleat

Visit Longleat  between Saturday 21st and Sunday 29th October and enjoy a brand new event celebrating The Great British Autumn. A host of autumnal activities will take place at the Wiltshire Estate throughout the week including flying owl shows, apple pressing, mud kitchens and pumpkin trails. Set within the stunning scenery of Longleat’s Capability Brown-landscaped parkland, […]

New arrivals for Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament

Birdworld in Farnham, Surrey launched the Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament in spring, a brand new exhibit created in collaboration with the World Owl Trust to educate and raise awareness of these magnificent birds. The beautifully crafted display has been carefully designed to incorporate many elements of the fantasy author’s Discworld novels, and visitors familiar with the […]

Experience owls by magical moonlight

The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, Hampshire, are offering a magical experience for anyone wishing to catch a display of owls at night. Available on selected dates in September and October, Owls by Moonlight offers visitors the chance to witness these mystical birds as they twist and turn through the night sky, silently skimming as […]

Summer fun at Birdland Park & Gardens

Enjoy an exciting and educational day out at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water this summer. At one of the UK’s biggest bird gardens, families can discover an array of amazing wildlife from king penguins to tortoises. Situated in the picturesque Cotswolds, Birdland boasts a beautiful natural setting of woodland, river and gardens that are inhabited by over […]