Features

Orchid Summer

Huge fields of canary-yellow Oilseed Rape stretch to the horizon. In other fields, wintersown Wheat shimmers in the early summer breeze. From an agricultural point

Read More »

Birdsong and Bluebells

Lloyds Coppice rises up from the Jackfield stretch of the River Severn. A tangle of Birch, Elm, Oak and Alder clinging to the steep side

Read More »

Butterfly Season

I am on the border between Shropshire and Worcestershire in the beautiful Forest of Wyre. The spring sunlight brings warmth. With that warmth, life returns

Read More »

The view from the hide

I get out of my car in the early morning darkness and walk towards the bird hide. There is still a brisk wind whistling through

Read More »

A Sacred Tree

Look east and you can see the town nestled in the valley, the twin spires of St. Leonards and St. Marys backed by the dark

Read More »

Pumpkin Risotto

The rest are set aside for use by the kitchen team and often we make pumpkin risotto which is sweet, savoury and very creamy. If

Read More »