Sumary of 3 of the UK’s finest rewilding projects to combine a short break with:
- 1. Alladale Wilderness Reserve, ScotlandRecently featured on BBC’s Springwatch, one of Scotland’s largest and longest running rewilding projects first gained mass attention when owner conservationist Paul Lister voiced controversial plans to reintroduce wolves.
- Heir to his family’s MFI furniture chain, the millionaire used part of his fortune to purchase a 23,000-acre estate where Scottish wildcats have been bred and red squirrels reintroduced.
- This summer, Alladale has introduced hydro-powered Aquaponics gardens to produce organic, low-carbon food with zero food miles for guests staying in lodges on the estate.
- When kites reintroduced by the RSPB and Scottish Natural Heritage began roosting on their 1,400-acre farm, Niall and Lynn Bowser decided to turn the estate into a safe haven.