The Big Wild Weekend 16-17 June 2018
The Big Wild Weekend is two days of wildlife and nature events taking place across the UK on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June. There are more than 200 events for all ages and levels of interest - badger watches, picnics, butterfly hunts, wildlife identification courses, beach cleans, night-time nature rambles and even a music festival.
Wildlife Trusts across the country are running events helping you to discover and enjoy your local wildlife. The Big Wild Weekend takes place halfway through 30DaysWild – the UK’s annual nature challenge organised by The Wildlife Trusts and which runs from the 1st -30th June.
Explore events in your area
Events in northern England
Go on a Seashore Safari
Explore seashore wildlife at one of Yorkshire finest beaches. Visit South Landing with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and hunt through the rockpools to discover weird and wonderful species of the sea!
Events in southern England
Events in the midlands
Like live music, food, and helping wildlife?
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust's Woodside Festival is crammed full of local artists, amazing food stalls and activities such as yoga, oh and gin! Every ticket sold helps support wildlife.
Events in eastern England
Events in Wales
Events in Scotland
Family Badger Watch
Spot badgers in their natural habitats by following a trail of clues to Falls of Clyde's secret badger sett! You might even see other nocturnal animals on this 45 minute walk.
Events in Northern Ireland
Build your own wildlife shelter
Ulster Wildlife Trust are celebrating their 40th Anniversary on the Big Wild Weekend! Join them to build your own wildlife shelter, by learning the basic woodwork skills needed to make wildlife homes from bird boxes to hedgehog houses!