Family bushcraft activities

Wild North Discovery

Bushcrafts, wild food foraging, birdwatching, wildlife, nature and ancient craft skills in North East England and the North West Highlands of Scotland

Wildlife and Nature

dipper on north pennines burnOur activities are designed to get you close to the wildlife and nature that is often all round but frequently hidden. We run a wide range of activities in the North Pennines, Northumberland and Kielder and also in the North West Highlands of Scotland. We'll introduce you to a range of wildwatching activities including bats, badgers, deer and osprey watching, trips to see bottle-nosed dolphins, wildlife tracking in woodlands, bird watching on the Northumberland coast or on the North Pennines. We can also take you on focused explorations of different habitats including woodland, wetlands, flower rich hay meadows and moorlands looking at the range of plants and animals found. In addition we run our beginner's guide activities to help get you started in a range of nature and wildlife based topics.

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Wildwatch safaris

An evening with badgers and bats

Beginner's guides to......

Family nature activities

birdwatching tours - stonecharoe deer in durham and northumberland
badger watching in the north east, durham and northumberlandanimal tracking in Durham and Northumberlandnature activities for families
We run birdwatching tours across the northeast from the high heather moors of the Pennines to the majestic Northumberland coast....... find out moreDiscover wildlife large and small in an exploration of the common, the rare and the bizarre ........ find out moreA chance to see and hear some of our more elusive nocturnal wildlife  ........ find out moreEverything you need to know to get started in wildwatching from mammal tracking to birdwatching and plant identification ........... find out moreGreat introductions to  the wonders of the natural world by getting up close and personal with its inhabitants and having fun too ...... find out more

The red squirrels of Kielder

Wild Upper Teesdale

Kielder Forest Wildlife Safari

Wild Northumberland

Wild North West Highlands

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Search for red squirrels and discover their way of life in a changing world ........ find out moreBlack grouse, ring ousel, merlins, golden plovers, rare wild flowers in unspoilt hay meadows and a stunning landscape ........ find out moreExplore the wildlife of Kielder forest. We'll share our 30 years of expertise with you ........ find out more Explore a wild place of your choice or tell us what you'd like to see. We'll share our 30 years of expertise with you ........ find out moreA week exploring the wildlife of the majestic North West Highlands. Golden eagle, red deer, bottle-nosed dolphins ........ find out more