Welcome to our showcase of day trips and short breaks that we design for some of the places where fantastic wildlife can be seen in Britain. Greenwings was founded in the United Kingdom and we love to promote the natural treasures that can be found on these shores.

All day trips and tours are led by one of our enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides, such as writer and naturalist Patrick Barkham, photographer & film maker Jack Perks, author and naturalist Jon Dunn, and super all-round naturalist Dr Chris Gibson.

We can also provide you with bespoke day trips or longer tours, more or less anywhere in the UK. This might be to see or photograph one or more specific species, which we’d be happy to arrange. 

Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and we’ll do our very best to help. 


Swallowtail Weekend in Norfolk

Dates: 4th – 7th June 2021 Confirmed departure
Price: £795 Just 2 places left
Single Room Supplement: £75
Deposit: £150 per person

A weekend of Swallowtails and other wildlife in beautiful Norfolk 

 

Swallowtail Butterflies & The Norfolk Broads

Dates: 8th – 11th June 2021 Confirmed departure
Price: £795 £650 due to late cancellation we have 1-2 places (1 hotel room)
Single Room Supplement: £75
Deposit: £150 per person

Explore the tranquil Norfolk Broads with Patrick Barkham for the iconic Swallowtail & other delights on this short summer break! 

 

A year in the southern Sandlings: Nightjar time

Date: Wednesday 9th June 2021 Confirmed departure
Price: £50 Places available

Join all-round naturalist Chris Gibson for a slow seasonal saunter around the Suffolk Sandlings!

 

Swallowtail Weekend in Norfolk

Dates: 11th – 14th June 2021 Confirmed departure
Price: £795 Fully booked
Single Room Supplement: £75
Deposit: £150 per person

An exclusive weekend of Swallowtails and other wildlife in beautiful Norfolk with Patrick Barkham!

Swallowtails & more in the Norfolk Broads

Dates: 15th June 2021 Confirmed departure
Price: £100 Limited spaces

A new day trip to explore the tranquil Norfolk Broads with Patrick Barkham,  for its iconic Swallowtail & lots of other wonderful wildlife!

 

Sussex Butterflies: Black & White-letter Hairstreaks

Date: Monday 28th June 2021
Price: £50 Places available

A summer day out in Sussex for butterflies, with a focus on Black & White-letter Hairstreaks!

 

A year in the southern Sandlings: High Summer

Date: Tuesday 13th July 2021
Price: £50 Places available

Join all-round naturalist Chris Gibson for a slow seasonal saunter around the Suffolk Sandlings!

 

 

Sussex Butterflies: Purple Emperor & other woodland wonders!

Date: Thursday 15th July 2021
Price: £50 Places available

A summer day out in Sussex for butterflies, with on Purple Emperor & other woodland wonders such as White Admiral & Silver-washed Fritillaries!

 

Summer Wildlife Adventure at Arne

Dates: August 2022 (TBA)
Price: £TBA
Single Room Supplement: £TBA

A short summer break in Dorset with Jack Perks, to explore at leisure the wonderful area of Arne, as featured on BBC Winterwatch & Autumnwatch!

 

A year in the southern Sandlings: Heather at its Best

Date: Tuesday 10th August 2021
Price: £50 Places available

Join all-round naturalist Chris Gibson for a slow seasonal saunter around the Suffolk Sandlings!

 

 

Sussex Butterflies: Brown Hairstreaks & Long-tailed Blues

Date: September 2021 (TBA)
Price: £50 Places available

A fine late summer finale of butterflies in Sussex, spending the day with Brown Hairstreaks & Long-tailed Blues!

 

A year in the southern Sandlings: Autumn Colours

Date: Friday 15th October 2021
Price: £50 Places available

Join all-round naturalist Chris Gibson for a slow seasonal saunter around the Suffolk Sandlings!

 

 

The Wild Side of Essex

Date: 18th – 22nd October 2021
Price: £750 Places available

A tour of the wilder side of Essex in autumn with local expert naturalist Dr Chris Gibson!

 

The Orchid Garden of England with Jon Dunn

Date: 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th May 2022
Price: £100

Join Orchid Summer author Jon Dunn for a specially designed day exploring the orchid Garden of England – the woods and meadows of East Kent!

 

How to use Watercolours to Capture the Beauty of Butterfly Colour

Dates: July 2022 (TBA)
Price: £TBA Places available
Single Room Supplement: £TBA
Deposit: £150 per person

An exciting & unique watercolour painting workshop in the beautiful Cotswolds with renowned entomological artist Cath Hodsman!

 

Insect Explorer & Photography in Suffolk 

Dates: mid-July 2022 (TBA soon)
Price: £TBA Places available
Deposit: £150 per person

An exciting & unique opportunity to spend a few days in Suffolk with entomologist, author & presenter Dr Ross Piper & professional photographer Oliver Wright!