New books and guides available at Welsh Wildlife Centre

At our Welsh Wildlife Centre gift shop, we have a new range of books and guides to get the most out of the summer!

We have a fantastic range of books and folding ID guides available from our Gift Shops at the Welsh Wildlife Centre and Lockley Lodge as well as our online shop! These are just a few of our favourites titles and ranges available:

Wildlife Trusts Concise Guides
We have a brilliant range of 8 pocket sized guides covering a wide variety of flora and fauna, including birds, butterflies and moths, insects, mushrooms, seashore wildlife, trees, wild flowers and brand new for 2021, the concise guide to foraging! Handily priced at just £6.99 each, these are an ideal way to get the most out of exploring our nature reserves!

FSC Guides
Our tailored selection of FSC Guides are perfect for exploring a range of habitats across the country. Whether you are interested in birds, insects, mammals, plants or even seashells and clouds, these guides cover a range of topics and fold to an easy to carry size and are shower proof too! Choose from 32 different titles at our online shop, or these are available to browse at the Welsh Wildlife Centre.

Skomer Island by Mike Alexander
Newly released for 2021, this book has already been described by many as the “Skomer Bible”. The depth of knowledge and information contained in this volume is unparalleled. The book includes fascinating information and images from the history of the island, including a great amount of information on the natural history from the island’s wildlife to its geology. This book is a must have for anybody who has ever been to Skomer Island and fallen in love with it.

The Puffin Book by Drew Buckley
Complementing Mike Alexander’s “Skomer Island” perfectly is “The Puffin Book” by renowned photographer, Drew Buckley. This is the perfect companion book for anybody who adores puffins. Packed full of facts about their way of life, their breeding season and even touching upon their influence on art and culture. The book also features hundreds of stunning images taken by Drew while visiting our islands.

Birds: ID Insights
Back in stock by popular demand, this marvellous book is an essential purchase for avid birders who sometimes struggle with identifying some of the more challenging species, such as waders, warblers and pipits. The book covers all of the trickiest species and offers handy hints and tips to help birders identify these birds correctly while out in the field.

Island Friends – Special Offer!
For the youngest of budding nature fans, we have a fantastic special offer available on titles from the Island Friends range. These brilliant books, based on the wildlife of Skomer and Skokholm Island are available to purchase for the special discounted price of just £4.99 each!

The Welsh Wildlife Centre, including Glasshouse Café and Gift Shop, is open Wednesday-Sunday from 10am-4pm. Orders for all of these products can be placed via our online shop, with free UK delivery available on orders over £45, or you can order by phone by calling 01239 621600.

New concise guides available!
New FSC E-Guides!
New Skomer Island by Mike Alexander available to purchase in store