Archive | February, 2015

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Go Wild in Wales for St David’s Day

  To celebrate St David’s Day (Sunday 1st March) here’s our round-up of the best places to go wild in Wales: Wild Swimming: Swimming Over Snowdon Swimming over the iconic massif of Snowdon, with its pyramid pinnacle and stunning views, is the ultimate swim tour, with a range of dips from waterfall plunge pools to […]


Early Signs of a Wild Spring

  With six weeks to go until Easter, and March just around the corner, we’re starting to get excited for spring here at Wild Things Publishing. We have some exciting new books coming soon, and we can’t wait to embark on some new wild adventures this year. Here are some of nature’s reminders that soon […]

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Wild Winter Phenomena

As the snow sets in and icy winds prevail, we couldn’t help but hunt for a selection of wonderful winter phenomena. Check out our Pinterest board to gaze at wintery landscapes, giant icicles and frosty happenings from around the world. Although we won’t, unfortunately, come across an ice cave or volcanic ice tower in the […]

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Foraging: Wild Garlic

Bringing foraged goods back to the kitchen table is rewarding and a great way to achieve a sense of well-being. Equipped with a bag and a knife, a woodland walk can supply a great addition to your kitchen shelves. If you’re looking to give wild food a go, wild garlic, aka ramson, should be at […]

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The Best of Bramleys

Apparently it’s Bramley Apple Week (2nd-8th February) – a celebration of the humble Bramley apple launched over two decades ago. With freezers and pantries across Great Britain (or at least Somerset and Herefordshire) stocked full of delicious fruit picked in the Autumn, this could be a great opportunity to use some of them up! Here at […]


Guest Post: Simon Ingram, the Editor of Trail Magazine on the Beauty of British Mountains

Why did you write your book Between the Sunset and the Sea: A View of 16 British Mountains, and what do you hope the book will provide for readers? I always had this hankering to dig further into the less tangible, more esoteric aspects of the British mountains and draw it all together, and really get […]

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World Wetlands Day

With the latest research showing that 64% of wetlands worldwide have been lost since 1900, and that 76% of populations of freshwater plants and animals have disappeared in the last 40 years alone (according to the WWF’s Living Planet report), World Wetlands Day is an important date in the calendar. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every […]