Your wild winter

Starts here. Nature inspiration for families and children for frosty mornings and magical glistening evenings.

The winter holidays are the perfect time to create your own family nature adventures. Despite being the coldest and darkest time of the year, there’s a wonderland of wildlife experiences waiting to be had during the winter months - so wrap up your young ones in preparation for their wildest winter yet!

Grab your gloves, pull on your wellies and immerse yourselves in The Wildlife Trusts’ brrr-illiant route to a young naturalist’s paradise. My Wild Winter is an online wildlife and activity guide jam-packed with ideas and information, complemented by places to go and things to do. All will help families to explore nature and wild places, at home or on days out over the festive period.

Download your free 16-page Winter guide 


Have a merry nature adventure on us!

 Cosy winter reading

Our nature clubs


Find a Wildlife Trust family-friendly nature reserve to explore near you! Look out for flocks of winter visitors, frozen lakes, animal prints and icicles! 

When it's cold and dark outside, bring wild adventures inside! Enjoy some cosy winter reading.

We have 250+ nature clubs for children & families. Find one near you this winter. 




Share your winter 'Act for Nature' photographs and win a Center Parcs break!

Do something for nature this winter.

Make a bird box, create seed bombs, feed garden wildlife, provide water or create wildlife friendly habitat. Share your pictures with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #wildwinterdayscomp. At the end of January we'' give away a family break at Center Parcs for the most wild and creative photo! Need some ideas? Then take a browse through our winter activities. 

Winter activities

Winter spotting sheets

Nick Baker videos

Support your local Wildlife Trust

Make a Christmas wreath for the birds, create ice decorations or try to capture wildlife footprints! We have lots of suggestions for you this winter!  
Everything you need to help you become a winter wildlife whizz! From berries and nuts, to winter visitors and footprints we have lots of spotting sheets to help you find nature wherever your out venturing!   Fancy making bird cake? Preserving a crab or making water that never freezes? Nick Baker has lots of wild activities to run through with you!
Nature matters to most of us because we love it. Your Wildlife Trust is working to ensure children have a chance to grow up near to nature and develop a fascination and love for the natural world.