Guide, Perfect places, Places to visit | 07 October 2021
A few of our favourite things — connecting with nature.
A few of our favourite ways to connect with nature in and out of the home.
A list of some of our favourite things for connecting with nature. Whether you prefer to listen, read, watch, visit or discover someone doing great work, we’ve got you covered.
Something to read
Not one book but a shop full of them — Folde is a book shop in Dorset which shares the owner’s love of the Dorset landscape through word, art and adventures in nature.
Visit the Folde website here
Something to listen to
Scotland Outdoors, a topical guide to life in the Scottish outdoors. The series looks at everything from bothy culture to hidden landscapes, rock pools and rivers.
Available on BBC Sounds, Apple Podcasts, Spotify and others.
Something to watch
Kiss The Ground, a film which unpacks the ways in which the earth’s soil may be the key to combating climate change and preserving the planet.
Available on Netflix, more here.
Someone to watch
Arthur Parkinson, writer of Pottery Gardener and The Flower Yard. Illustrator and environmental campaigner. Definitely in the ascendant.
Visit his Instagram account here.
Ellen Mulcrone, the creator of Pearpod beautiful hand-woven pods designed to facilitate alone time, rejuvenation and retreat in nature. The good news is Ellen creates them for both indoor and outdoor use.
Visit Ellen’s Instagram here.
Something to look at
Somewhere to visit
Place of dreams — the Fogo Island Inn is definitely on our bucket list. It sits on an island, off an island and has 29 one-of-a-kind guest bedrooms and suites with dramatic views out to the wild North Atlantic Ocean. Better still it is built on the principles of sustainability and respect for nature and culture.
We hope you enjoyed our suggestions and have been inspired to explore the great outdoors!
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