Latest Bird Sightings Our area
Leicester Llama- leicesterllama.blogspot.com
The Drunkbirder - thedrunkbirder.wordpress.com
A Great Birding Site- www.cornwall-birding.co.uk
Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust - www.lrwt.org.uk
Surf Birds - www.surfbirds.co.uk
Fat Birder - www.fatbirder.com
Guided Birding- www.guidedbirdwatching.com
Bird Guides - www.birdguides.com
Osprey Project - www.ospreys.org.uk
Focus Optics - www.focusoptics.co.uk
UK 400 Club - www.uk400clubonline.co.uk
Birdcall - www.birdcallonline.com
Dean Birders- www.deanbirders.co.uk
www.birding.uk.com - A directory of birding links for the UK and Ireland.
PLACES WE HAVE TRIED AND CAN RECOMMEND
Penzance- " The Dunedin " A well run b&b , Super clean, excellent food, with good management and staff.
Cheapest place to eat in Penzance is Wetherspoons in the centre. And don't forget to check the tourist mag for special offer coupons. We got 2 meals and a bottle of wine for £14.99 in 2008
Isles Of Scilly- " Wingletang " b&b on St Mary's in the centre of town. Convenient for all amenities.
For self catering on Scilly we can recommend " The Retreat " sleeps 4, 1 double, 1 twin. Located just behind
Porthcressa beach with no view as such but is very cosy. www.scillyhols.com
For groups of 6 people 4&5 "Myrtle Cottages" are good. Both are 3 bedroom places in the centre of town www.scillyhols.com
Another good one that sleeps 6 is "White Cottage" Next door to the Bell Rock Hotel in the town .A nice Place to stay close to the centre. www.scillyhols.com
If you want the view and don't mind the steps " Haycocks " is superb. Sleeps 5, 1 double , 1 Twin and 1 single
Contact direct Mike & Ann on 01372458753
Cheapest place for your evening meal is the Scillonion Club followed by the Mermaid.
Dumfries & Galloway "Cross Keys Hotel" Main St New Galloway. Excellent location for all areas. Good management and staff, friendly and helpful throughout our stay, superb food with clean and well presented rooms.
We had B&B with packed lunches and purchased the evening meals separately .
For more info contact Susan @ the website www.thecrosskeys-newgalloway.co.uk
The Glen Hotel Newtonmore Superb in our hour of need and in every way. A Great Hotel
The Isle Of Mull Hotel Craignure Excellent' excellent, excellent . A little more expensive but worth every penny .
Ring Carrie McDonald for a deal!!
Frachadil House Calgary Isle Of Mull . Super location ideal for Loch Na Keel, Ulva and the Eagles. Andy and Helen Mortley are both Birders and naturalists with excellent knowledge of the wildlife on Mull. The accommodation is both B&B and self catering and is highly recommended. Contact Andy os Helen on 01688400259 or www.calgaryholiday.co.uk
Majorca- Pollensa Park Hotel @ Puerto Pollensa. Everything you could want from a hotel .
Nessebar Bulgaria- The Hotel Marina Palace. A very modern, very clean Hotel with swimming pool on the roof. We were well looked after by the staff and it is conveniently located for access to the world heritage site of old Nessebar. We had B&B at the hotel with excellent evening meals at the Panorama restaurant in Old Nessebar.
Florida- Best Western Lakeside Kissimmee. A good hotel centrally located . You pay for your breakfast here. Don't forget Old Town Kissimmee around the "big bungy ball "in the early evening for the Common Nighthawks feeding in the search light.
Naples Inn & Suites. A super hotel with breakfast included. Ask for a ground floor room around the pool. They are superb.
Best Western Gateway To The Keys A really nice hotel with breakfast. Ideal location for the Everglades and the Keys.
New England- Best Western Seabrook A good hotel with breakfast . Located in a fine position to access all the best birding sites around the area. Contact Newburyport Bird Club for any help you require.