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Watch the Perseid meteor shower!

Don't miss the most spectacular show on earth this summer, the amazing Perseid Meteor Shower. Here's everything you need to know including where and when to watch it.

A guide to birdwatching in the UK

With nearly 600 species of bird officially listed in the UK, birdwatching can be enjoyed just about anywhere, you don't need to travel far. We take a look at some of the most common bird spices that you may find in your local area.

A guide to British bees

The decline of bees is a world wide problem. We take a look at the different types of bees in Britain, how you can identify them and what you can do to help protect them.

An easy guide to tree identification

In Britain there are at least fifty species of native trees and shrubs. You may have been out and about and thought to yourself, what tree is that? Here's an easy guide to tree identification so you can brush up on your tree knowledge and identify the beautiful trees you pass.

Best UK locations to fossil hunt and spot wildlife

There are many fantastic locations to find fossils and spot wildlife in the UK. Discovering fossils from millions of years ago makes a fantastic day out. Here are a few of our favourite places to find fossils and wildlife.

The Countryside Code

The Countryside Code is your guide to enjoying our parks and waterways, coast and countryside. With the help of Shaun the Sheep, find out more about how you can enjoy the outdoors responsibly and protect it for us all to enjoy for years to come.

The Wonders of British Wildlife

Wildlife is abundant and varied in Great Britain. Our resident expert and OS GetOutside Champion, Kate MacRae, aka WildlifeKate, takes us on a journey to explore the wonderous wildlife that can be found near you.

Foraging in winter

Foraging, or the art of gathering wild food to eat, is thrifty, fascinating and a brilliant excuse for a good walk.

Puffin-watching in Pembrokeshire

Gemma Nelson shares her experience, Puffin-watching on Skomer Island in Pembrokeshire. She tells of early starts and beautiful walks along the Pembrokeshire coasts.

Five Hedgerow Liqueurs to Make this September

Tasty crafts that are more appropriate for adults with these 5 liquors you can make at home.