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Woodlands | Falls of Clyde

Falls of Clyde (Image: Peregrine Falcons c/o Stephen Kane)

Peregrine Falcons - superb birds.
Photo c/o Stephen Kane and Scottish Wildlife Trust.

One of the most impressive attractions at New Lanark is the Falls of Clyde, a stunning waterfall 85 feet high.

The Falls are the nesting site for a pair of Peregrine Falcons, birds capable of reaching speeds of 240 mph as they dive and catch woodland birds.

Crychan Woods (Image c/o Brian Hanwell)

Crychan Woods

Crychan Woods is a beautiful, dark forest between the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Mountains in Wales.

Thetford (Image: Woodland bird)

Thetford

  • Thetford Forest is the biggest lowland forest in England with more than 19,000 hectares of woodland.

"Woods are some of the very best places to explore if you're looking for wildlife in spring.

 

"Think about it - you could be out in the wild seeing Deer, Woodlarks, Badgers, Nightjars. Come on, it really isn't that difficult."

        
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