We had an excellent nature walk with Nick. His unbridled enthusiasm for his environment engaged our most difficult students and he answered with skill the challenging questions of our most able. I would recommend his nature walk to anyone.
Adam Riley, Teacher, Forest Farm Seniors
Nick made the magic of the natural world come to life on a very wet and windy Tuesday in April. Our primary school students loved spotting insects and birds and were fascinated to see insects up close using the magnified bug boxes. It was an excellent way to connect our students to the natural world and I can't recommend it highly enough.
Melanie Young, Teacher, Forest Farm Primary
Nick’s love for birds is infectious! His extensive knowledge and keen eyes bring the calm and seemingly ‘still’ Hogacre Common Eco Park alive with fabulous wildlife facts and observations that have our Nature Walk guests of all ages captivated!
Helen Morley, The Cafe at Hogacre Common
Families & Individuals
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I've been for many walks with Nick and it still amazes me how tuned in and knowledgeable he is with the birds. His interest and enthusiasm for all things; insects, flowers, birds or beasts is contagious. My children always enjoy going out and about with Nick - they say he should have his own show!
I went on a bird walk during a challenging personal time, shortly after my mother had died. I’m not that interested in birds but it seemed like a welcome distraction – and I received something much more valuable than I had bargained for.
Nick’s natural warmth, easygoing attitude and deep authentic care for birds and the natural world allowed me to relax into seeing a familiar landscape through his eyes.
This gave a welcome sense of broad horizons and connection in some otherwise dark days, and I left the walk feeling restored on a deep level. Now I am always keen for the next one.
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I was lucky to accompany Nick on a walk around Otmoor which was a truly energising and fascinating experience. I’m no stranger to bird watching but still came away with so much new knowledge.
His charismatic delivery and personable nature put you instantly at ease so you never feel silly asking questions. I think Nick could make even the most unenthusiastic city dwellers want to pick up a pair of binoculars and get twitching.
I never realised a bird walk could be so exhilarating and adrenaline filled! As someone who didn’t know a lot about birds before, I’ve learnt to recognise birdsongs and identify birds in the garden, which gives me so much joy.
I would recommend Nick’s guided nature walks to everyone, in an era of rushing, busy-ness and stress, they provide a much-needed way to get back in touch with the natural world. He's the next David Attenborough!