We’re passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
Love the countryside? Want to help us make it even better? Find out how.
Our new lottery club raises funds for our work and gives you 12 chances of winning for each ticket you buy
Enter our photo competition: My Somerset – at work, rest & play.
Our new boards give everyone the chance to do a #2minute litterpick
Can you spare 2 minutes to clean up your countryside?
The plastic bag charge is doubling to 10p in all shops in England.
This is a step in the right direction, but to truly win the war on waste and litter we need the government to finally commit to an all-in #DepositReturn scheme for drinks containers.
Capture Somerset at work, rest and play #Wells @CPRESomerset #NubIt https://wells.nub.news/n/new-countryside-photo-competition-launched
The theme is My Somerset - at work, rest and play #Glastonbury @CPRESomerset #NubIt https://glastonbury.nub.news/n/new-photo-competition-for-somerset
The theme is My Somerset - at work, rest and play @CPRESomerset #SheptonMallet #NubIt https://sheptonmallet.nub.news/n/countryside-charity-launches-new-somerset-photo-competition
Launching our 2021 #photography #Competition today.
The theme is My Somerset - at work, rest & play.
Two £100 cash prizes - one for under 18s & one for adults.
Can't wait to see your entries! https://tinyurl.com/4f75ybxa
Isn't nature brilliant!?!
Pls sign & RT this petition asking @HighwaysSWEST for safe cycling provision as part of A358 upgrade https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/provide-a-cyclepath-with-the-a358-upgrading?bucket=&source=twitter-share-button&utm_medium=socialshare&utm_source=twitter&share=1bc76959-4024-40a9-b800-eb3d3a0934d3 via @38_degrees
Why not wake up early and open your window to hear the best of the birdsong?
The #dawnchorus is building up now, led by the blackbird which usually starts singing first!
Blackbirds have larger eyes than many of our other feathered friends, so can be up and about in low light.
This looks so inviting.......
Beautiful bluebell wood captured by our photography volunteer, Paul Gumbrell
#bluebells #woodlands #woods #trees #wildflowers #countryside #somerset
Of all our beautiful butterflies, the one that gives us a special feeling of joy is the Orange-tip.
Check out the difference between the outside and underside of their wings!
More tips on wildlife to see this month from @cottagegardener >>> https://www.cpre.org.uk/discover/a-month-in-the-countryside-connecting-with-nature-in-april/
I’ve signed @CPRE’s message in a bottle to tell the government to commit to an all-in #DepositReturn Scheme now and cut litter for good.
Add your name to tell the government: don't dilute or delay a DRS. https://takeaction.cpre.org.uk/page/80950/petition/1?locale=en-GB&en_chan=tw&ea.tracking.id=twitter-share&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=2021%20TD%20Petition%20-%20Page&en_ref=3472013
Bluebells, bluebells, bluebells galore 😍
You can enjoy bluebells in woods all across the country as spring spreads north.
Want to see a real bluebell extravaganza? Check out our guide to the best spots to see them across the country. 😊
'I'm now the only one roughly my age left in the village'
Young people in rural areas without good public transport are being 'written off' say @CBTransport.
We agree - that's why we need a reliable bus service for every community. RT if you agree. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-56773444
If you are out an about this weekend, look out for beautiful #blossom and please share your photos - we'd love to see them. Here's our handy guide to six blossoms to spot this spring
#nature #countryside #flowers #Somerset #trees #bees
Thank you! We have now smashed our target! Any extra funds will be used to continue our fab #2minutelitterpick project here in #Somerset Thank you all!
Fundraising for safe litterpicking during the pandemic - https://mailchi.mp/14ed13656799/fundraising-for-safe-litterpicking-during-the-pandemic
Happy days for our latest #lottery winner who wishes to be anonymous
£12 buys you a ticket for the #lottery club and gives you 12 chances of winning over the next year. You will also be supporting our work for the #Somerset #countryside Find out more at https://www.cpresomerset.org.uk/get-involved/join-our-lottery-club/
Rewilding isn't a luxury. It's essential to protect the world's living systems.
No special reason to post this pic - other than it is a beauty and it is #WildlifeWednesday
It really is "The Hare With Amber Eyes"!
It was taken by our #photography #volunteer Paul Gumbrell Enjoy
#hares #wildlifephotography #somerset #Countryside
'I hope that this is the moment when we give people a real option not to have to use a car, by making space for them to walk and cycle safely.'
We talk to @Chris_Boardman about why the benefits of cycling are impossible to ignore. https://www.cpre.org.uk/opinions/chris-boardman-on-his-campaign-for-safer-cycling-and-walking/