Read about highlights from recent tours to the Solomon Islands, Peru, India, St. Lucia, Spain, Portugal and France ...

The start of another year brings with it new aspirations and exciting ideas for holidays to plan and look forward to. With a lot going on for the naturalist, spring and autumn are traditionally the best seasons to travel on the continent, but there are fantastic wildlife experiences to be had throughout the rest of the year too. Below is a list of just some of our favourite wildlife and natural history highlights in each month in the UK, Europe and slightly further afield.

An entry to the Naturetrek 2018 Writing Competition. Heather Collett tells of the wonderful, exotic birds she saw on our 'Taiwan – Endemics & Winter Birds' tour.

An entry to the Naturetrek 2018 Writing Competition. Gareth Williams relates his fabulous experience from our 'Extremadura in Winter' tour.

Richard Sayle travelled on our 'Go Slow in Alderney'  tour and submitted this entry to our writing competition