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, Photographer/artist/polymath Victoria Hillman, author & orchid addicts Sean Cole & Mike Waller, and other superb all-round naturalists like Terry Goble and Kat Dahl. 

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. 


Early Spider Orchids & Spring Butterflies

Date: 29th April 2024
Price: £75 Places available

A new spring day out in Sussex for a nice blend of butterflies, orchids, and anything else we are lucky enough to find on our walks!

Sussex Butterflies: Duke of Burgundy & Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Date: 14th May 2024 Confirmed departure
Price: £75 Just 1 place

We invite you to join us for a spring day out in Sussex, looking for Duke of Burgundy, Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Grizzled & Dingy Skippers, plus other butterflies!

Spring photography Workshop in Somerset

Dates: 17th May 2024
Price: £125 Places available

A creative and fun photography workshop in Somerset with professional photographer Victoria Hillman

Orchids of The Cotswolds

Dates: 1st & 2nd June 2024 Confirmed departure
Price per day: £125 Full
Price for both days: £200

Enjoy a day out (or two!) in the beautiful Cotswolds with Britain’s Orchids author & naturalist Sean Cole

Swallowtail Butterflies & The Norfolk Broads

Dates: 7th – 10th June 2024 Confirmed departure
Price: £895 Full
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! 

Swallowtails & more in the Norfolk Broads

Dates: 11th June 2024 Confirmed departure
Price: £150 Full

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

 

Spring photography Workshop: Orchids & Butterflies

Dates: 17th June 2024
Price: £125 Places available

A creative and fun photography workshop in Somerset with professional photographer Victoria Hillman

Sussex Butterflies: Black Hairstreak & Dark Green Fritillary

Date: 18th June 2024
Price: £75 Places available

We invite you to join us for a summer day out in Sussex, looking for Black Hairstreaks & other butterflies!

Spring photography Workshop: Orchids & Butterflies

Dates: 22nd June 2024
Price: £125 Places available

A creative and fun photography workshop in Somerset with professional photographer Victoria Hillman

Sussex Butterflies: Purple Emperor & other woodland wonders!

Date: 3rd July 2024
Price: £75 Places available

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

Sussex Butterflies: Purple Emperor & other Summer Butterflies!

Date: 4th July 2024 Confirmed departure
Price: £75 Places available

A summer day trip in Sussex for butterflies, with a focus on Purple Emperor, plus other woodland and heathland butterflies & plenty of other wildlife

Macro Photography Workshop

Dates: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2024
Location: Scotland Places available
Price per day: £125 or £200 for both days
A one or two day macro photography workshop with photographer & Buglife Ambassador Paul Fraser

Macro Photography Workshop

Dates: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July 2024
Location: Scotland Places available
Price per day: £125 or £200 for both days
A one or two day macro photography workshop with photographer & Buglife Ambassador Paul Fraser

Sussex Butterflies: Brown Hairstreak & Summer Blues

Date: 16th August 2024 Confirmed departure
Price: £75 Places available

We invite you to join us for a summer day out in Sussex, looking for Brown Hairstreak, Silver-spotted Skipper, Adonis Blue, plus other butterflies!

Shooting Shrooms in Somerset! A fungi photography workshop

Date: 14th October 2024
Price: £125 Places available

A fun & creative wildlife & macro photography workshop with professional photographer Victoria Hillman

Shooting More Shrooms in Somerset! A fungi photography workshop

Date: 21st October 2024
Price: £125 Places available

A fun & creative wildlife & macro photography workshop with professional photographer Victoria Hillman