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Hedgehog road deaths in UK ‘as high as 335,000’

We love hedgehogs at Dreamcatcher’s. So much so we named a cabin after them. A headline like this always pulls on the heartstrings.  Hedgehog numbers are in free fall. Their numbers have dropped from 30 million to 1 million since the 1950’s, with road deaths, loss of habitat and competition…

What to Expect While Staying at Dreamcatcher Cabins

What to Expect While Staying at Dreamcatcher Cabins

We realise the cabins are a little unusual. They’re quite different from daily life, so here’s an idea of what to expect while staying at Dreamcatcher Cabins.  Layout  The decking – This is our outdoor area. It has a bath, kitchenette with two gas hobs, a powerful log burning stove…

Mushrooms…

Mushrooms…

Autumn brings many bonuses. The trees turn beautiful golds and reds. The cold, crisp (sometimes) sunny mornings are a beautiful way to clear your head. And, popping out all over the forest floor are mushrooms! Mushrooms are fascinating. They look like plants, but they’re actually more closely related to humans…

Unplug and Reset: Restoring our Minds with Nature

Unplug and Reset: Restoring our Minds with Nature

Wake up. Check your phone. Scroll through Facebook for ten minutes, gently exhaling through your nose at the sight of a funny frog video. Open BBC News, flick through the latest Coronavirus headlines, roll your eyes at Boris Johnson’s newest bout of mixed messages. Tap through the Instagram stories of…

Practical Steps to Improve Your Mental Health

Practical Steps to Improve Your Mental Health

Today is world mental health day. I wanted to take this opportunity to bring attention to an issue which is one of the most urgent problems of the 21st century. The leading cause of death in men under 50 is suicide. As a man under 40 (22), this means the…