Wildlife conservation and research holidays in Britain's most beautiful places

Hands-on UK wildlife conservation holidays. Discover nature up-close. Outdoors activity for inquisitive minds.

"Like living in Springwatch for a week! Amazing finding out about and helping conserve wildlife" - Myrica, London

Stay in lovely accommodation - we have everything from hippy chic to beautifully restored barns on our wildlife holidays.

Find out about wildlife and learn new skills at your own pace. Active, interesting nature holidays for everyone.

Help the environment, contribute to science and make a difference while enjoying nature conservation.

‘Top UK wildlife conservation holiday’. BBC Wildlife Magazine

Kathy and Chloe with moth trap
BBC Wildlife Magazine has named Wild Days Conservation one of its top UK wildlife holidays. We're actually the only English conservation holidays listed! The magazine says that our fieldwork makes a real difference to wildlife.

Good food and comfort

BBC Wildlife Magazine writer Peter Lynch says that our holidays show people how conservationists really work. He praises us for investigating issues about sustainability and biodiversity in the UK.  And he recognises that Wild Days holidays are not about roughing it. "Being spoilt with good food and comfort are key ingredients of Wild Days Conservation programmes," he adds.

Latest News

  • Cornwall Beachwatch: Treasure Troves of Data Cornwall Beachwatch: Treasure Troves of Data
    In August we ran a Wild Days Conservation research holiday on the wild and wonderful beaches of west Cornwall. Our beach-combing produced some interesting finds, and valuable data for the Beachwatch programme. Detailed survey Over three days, the team visited six of Cornwall’s beaches on the lizard peninsula, and the north coast near St. Ives. […]
  • Suffolk’s Seaside Shepherd: On Orford Ness in May Suffolk’s Seaside Shepherd: On Orford Ness in May
    The new lambs are not the only young animals on site now, lots of birds are on nests and our first ducklings and lapwing chicks have been seen. And as always lots of little rabbits about too. Even on a wet day like today, it's so nice to look out of the window as I write this and see the birds flying about and the rabbits hopping around on the Ness.
  • March on Orford Ness Suffolk March on Orford Ness Suffolk
    Boy it’s been cold and wet here on the Ness the last few weeks. Today has seen sun, snow, sleet and a cold wind. Not the weather you want to be out trying to paint red arrows on the road to make out the main visitor route.

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