Visit BBC Countryfile Live’s wildlife zone

Don’t miss your chance to discover more about nature at this exciting new summer event. 

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Our countryside abounds with birds, bees and beasts of all shapes and sizes.

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Even in our biggest cities, you are never far away from nature.

The Wildlife Zone at BBC Countryfile Live will be buzzing with hints, tips and hands-on help for anyone who wants to watch or care for the world around us.

  • Be amazed by the epic Flight of the Swans; one woman’s mission to fly with Bewick’s swans migrating from arctic Russia to the UK and broadcasting the adventure from her powered parachute.
  • See working beehives, watch honey being produced and learn how wax candles are made.
  • Discover the tradition of skep-making, build a bug hotel or make a nest-box to take home.
  • Visit a pop-up nature reserve and explore the wonderful world of wildlife. 

The Wildlife Zone at BBC Countryfile Live involves the Wildlife Trusts, BBOWT (the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust), the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust and the British Beekeeping Association.

BBC Countryfile Live takes place at Blenheim Palace on 4 to 7 August 2017. Find out more about the event here

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Read more wildlife news stories in BBC Wildlife Magazine