Monthly Archives: July 2012

  • Yorkshire Day 2012 Offers

    Yorkshire Day 2012   To celebrate Yorkshire Day we will discount all our Yorkshire tours booked on 1st August 2012. Any Yorkshire tour booked between midnight tomorrow and midnight on Thursday will get our special Yorkshire day price.... read more

  • North Wales Bird Tour

    It was a very early start the other day for a bespoke day trip to North Wales. The relentless wet summer continues and it was raining heavily as we left Nottinghamshire, so I was expecting more of the same in the principality. However, by the time we reached Stoke the rain had stopped, the clouds had thinned and there were even hints of blue sky.  As we drove along the A50 past the Britannia Stadium in Stoke we spotted a peregrine crashing through a flock of pigeons wreaking havoc. Not a bad bit of bird watching from the fast... read more

  • Gulls and Terns at Whisby

    I had a meeting in Lincoln yesterday but on the way home I got stuck in the notoriously bad traffic jams on the A46. It was a sunny afternoon and I always keep a pair of binoculars with me, so I made an impulsive decision to turn off and pop into Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’s Whisby Nature Reserve for an hour or two until the traffic died down.   The car park was nearly empty when I arrived and the visitor centre was shut, so I headed to the Sightings Board to see what was about. Sightings for nightingale, Mediterranean... read more

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