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The Holiday Property Bond has a lot to offer nature-lovers. From the rolling hills and lush woodland of the UK countryside to the rocky landscapes and sparkling beaches of Europe, there’s no end of natural delights to discover. Many of our sites are also in, or close to, National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and other famous landscapes, so you can enjoy the beauty of these iconic places without travelling too far from your accommodation.

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Wonders of Nature on Lanzarote's coastline

Lanzarote is famous for its collection of natural treasures and rocky marvels, carved out over millions of years and now popular as day trips for holidaymakers the year round.

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Four beautiful flower walks in Norfolk

From elegant snowdrops to swathes of bluebells and mountains of lavender, take the time to admire some of the most spectacular floral displays in Norfolk.

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Meet your neighbours in the Peak District

The Peak District is a great choice for wildlife lovers. With its unspoilt landscapes, diverse environments and careful conservation efforts, it’s a fantastic place for many species to thrive.

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Puffin Island: A birdwatcher’s delight

As you might expect, a trip to Puffin Island is a real treat for any keen birdwatcher! From puffins to Great cormorants, this protected habitat is well-worth the boat ride.

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Looe Island Nature Reserve: Discover a natural haven

Looe Island really is worth the trip. Whether you’re interested in the history, the wildlife, or just escaping the mainland for a few hours, you won’t be disappointed.

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Taste real Italian olive oil produced exclusively on site at Coreggia

For a traditional slice of Italian life, Coreggia is the place. With all the charming olive groves surrounding the properties, we decided to do something with all the olives they were producing

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Tabernas Desert in Almería

This arid, yet beautifully rocky landscape is home to a wealth of well-adapted flora and fauna

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Discover two of the Lake District's rare breeds

There are two creatures in the Lake District that are almost as iconic as the hills they call home.

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Go Wild in France | How to get kids exploring the great outdoors

the aim is to get youngsters out and about exploring the beautiful Dordogne grounds.

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The Lake District becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The beauty of the area, the farming and the cultural heritage, along with its ‘Outstanding Universal Value’ have enabled UNESCO to include it in their list of heritage sites.

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Cooking with wild garlic at St Brides Castle

Around the St. Brides Castle this time of year you’ll find swathes of wild garlic, and it’s the perfect ingredient for adding a little bit of zing to your favourite recipes.

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The Bowder Stone in Cumbria

The curious Bowder Stone is located just to the south of Derwentwater in the Jaws of Borrowdale.

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Discover this secret garden near Paris...

Amongst the greenery and nature, you'll find grounds that are full of interesting sculptures and artefacts.

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Whale-watching in Madeira

Being located just off the western coast of Africa, the waters of Madeira are always a warm temperature – very inviting for passing sea life!

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Breckland Ponies...?

The Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust has been working alongside the Norfolk Wildlife Trust for about ten years.

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Brownsea Island: wildlife, walks and a wetland reserve

There is a range of different walks, guided walks and trails to enjoy while here.

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Red-dy for their “Autumnwatch” close-up

Wherever it develops a new site, the Holiday Property Bond is committed to ecological sustainability and wildlife conservation. Both can only enhance the holiday experience!

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Andalucia’s aviary

For birdwatchers the entire region offers an embarrassment of riches, the biggest and arguably the best is just a stone’s throw from HPB’s El Pueblito de Alfaix: the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park.

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Wildlife in the Dordogne

The pretty ancient hamlet of Constant sits atop the rolling hills of the Dordogne, amongst the traditional mixed farms and verdure of the forest.

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Beauty and spectacle – Naturally

Many visitors to south-west France come to admire the Dordogne’s many magnificent châteaux, ancient bastides and picture-postcard villages – and rightly so, they are not hard to find.

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Ospreys over Bassenthwaite

Regular visitors to HPB’s Lake District home of Braithwaite Court will doubtless be familiar with the family of ospreys which have made Bassenthwaite Lake their summer residence.

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Do you know the Puffin Man?

Wildlife photographer Andy Davies runs various courses throughout the year for Bondholders, but a highlight must surely be the snorkelling excursion to watch puffins and other seabirds underwater.

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The birds of Barnham Broom

There are many delights to be enjoyed on HPB holidays – not least of which is the wildlife. Here Bondholder Jonathan Savory writes about the wild birds he has discovered around Barnham Broom.