Derbyshire’s weather isn’t famed for its clemency at this time of year; rain, wind, sleet and even snow are expected to arrive, and it is certainly tempting to stay inside with doors bolted and curtains pulled tightly closed. However, you’d be missing out on a wealth of nature’s treasures if you did. Wildlife needs our help at this time of year more than any other, and will repay you with dazzling, wintery spectacles and a host of species you’d rarely see at any other time of the year. There’s no better way to spend the Christmas countdown, than out and about amongst Derbyshire’s wildlife.
Now that I’ve embedded one festive ditty into your brain, let’s try another. Well, it IS Christmas, after all. Dive on in, and discover the 12 Days of Wildness in Derbyshire.