30 Days Wild

Logo Know your hashtags: #30DaysWild The UK’s WIldlife Trust hosts a month-long nature challenge each June. Join in and do something wild every day for a month and post the photos and relevant info on the social web. Key Linkswildlifetrusts.orgwildlifetrusts.org/[email protected]@wildlifetrusts Here are three things you can do straightaway to get ready for your month in the …

United Kingdom

Photo: Nan Palmero, Telephone Booth (Some rights reserved) The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. HeadlinesUncovering Britain’s ancient rainforests – BBC Defra, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsWorld-leading Environment Act becomes [email protected] Features Planeta

Bristol, England

Photo: Indietravel, Bridge (Some rights reserved) The Avon and Frome rivers cut through limestone creating the hilly landscape of Bristol, England. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Fd4PnvXBXzRnFtey5 Recommended Listening Radio Bristol – [email protected]@[email protected]_sheri HeadlinesWhat has Bristol achieved as Europe’s ‘Green Capital’? BikesBristol (Bris) is one of the most prominent cycling cities of England, and is home to the national …

London Links

London flag What would locals like others know about London, England? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘Nature survives in the tiniest corners’: the City of London’s wild heart McGrath Road review – back-to-back to the futureWalkways in the sky: the return of London’s forgotten ‘pedways’Londoners troll New York Times with deluge of …

Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge (some rights reserved) Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument and ultimate roadside attraction in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in …

England Links

England flag What would locals like others know about England? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesNational Parks in England ‘have lost millions in government fundingLearning the art of dry stone walling in the Cotswolds – Green Traveller10 Must See Early Medieval Sites in England – @ArchTravLandscape in Particular: The Uffington White Horse …

England’s Lake District

Photo: David Nicholls, Lake District National Park: Tarn Hows (Some rights reserved) A national park since 1951, England’s Lake District was inscribed on World Heritage List at 41whc. The region is home to England’s largest natural lake – Windermere – and highest mountain – Scafell Pike. The 885 sq-mile (2,292 sq km) national park had been trying …

England Black Country

Photo: Black Country Museums (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Black Country is an area of the West Midlands, England, west of Birmingham and commonly refers to a region covering most of the four Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. During the Industrial Revolution, it became one of the most industrialised parts of the …

Peak District National Park

Photo: Over the bridge The Peak District National Park became the first national park in the United Kingdom in 1951. With its proximity to the cities of Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby and Sheffield, and access by road and rail, it attracts millions of visitors every year. The Peak District is an upland area in England at …

Dartmoor

Photo: Edmund Gall, Haytor Rocks in Dartmoor National Park (Some rights reserved) Dartmoor is an area of moorland in southern Devon, England. Protected by National Park status as Dartmoor National Park, it covers 954 square kilometers (368 square miles). Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Cesvt9y4VeJFWW4z5 Key Linksvisitdartmoor.co.ukdestination [email protected] Embedded Tweets Twitter MomentDartmoor Photos Planeta.com