Category: Skomer Island News

Skomer Island by Mike Alexander ~ Book Launch Online Event!

Skomer is one of Britain’s most spectacular National Nature Reserves and is managed by The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. It is a …

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A path of bluebells on Skomer Island

Skomer Online Booking System – Launch Date!

We are delighted to announce that the new pre-booking system for Skomer Island day visits will be LIVE from Tuesday 13th April 2021! The need to manage the flow of visitors …

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The Dale Princess leaves for the day

Free Landing Membership Benefit

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales has suffered a considerable loss of income during the 2020/2021 season. The effects of the Coronavirus pandemic …

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Skomer accommodation block

Skomer Overnight Guest Update

Overnight visits during April on both Skokholm and Skomer have been cancelled and guests notified by post. We are hoping that as the vaccination programme …

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Skomer Island by Mike Alexander – A definitive account of the Island’s natural history

Mike Alexander, chair of the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales and former warden of Skomer Island for 10 years, has written this fascinating …

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The Big Return to Skomer…

On 1st April myself and Ceris Aston (WTSWW’s Assistant Skomer Warden) returned to Skomer for the start of the season. For Ceris, it was a …

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Bevelled Pebble Discovered on Skokholm Island!

Lucky finds from rabbit hole re-write prehistory of Skokholm Island!

Chance finds of prehistoric stone tools and fragments of pottery, picked up from a rabbit hole by the wardens of Skokholm Island, have surprised experts …

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New Online Booking System for Skomer Day Visits….Coming Soon!

We are excited to confirm that we have a new on-line booking system for Skomer Island day visits in 2021. The online system will allow …

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Islands Team Update!

We’re all busy planning for the new season on the islands, despite the continued uncertainties and challenges that the pandemic presents us. One thing we …

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Dylan Jenkins Puffin

Puffin Prize Winner Announced!

This summer The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) in partnership with International Classrooms On-Line (ICOL) launched ‘The Puffin Prize’, a WILD children’s …

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Tyme and Tide. Shirley Matthews

Thyme and Tide – Skokholm Island Work Party Cookery Book!

Thyme and Tide is a 114 page hardback cookery book by Shirley Matthews, one of several volunteer cooks, based on the meals served to the …

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Short eared Owl. S Zbijewska

Awesome Autumn on Skomer Island!

Autumn on Skomer is many things, from the utterly peaceful, chestnutty stillness to relentless winds and raging seas. Many would think that the island in …

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