John Craven to headline the British Wildlife Book Festival

Long-serving presenter of Countryfile and columnist for BBC Countryfile Magazine John Craven will be talking about his recent memoir Headlines and Hedgerows at the book festival in Scotland.

John Craven Eastville Park

The British Wildlife Book Festival, in association with BBC Wildlife Magazine, will run between 6-9 April 2020 at the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on-Spey.


John Craven will be the headline speaker for the festival, discussing his latest book Headlines and Hedgerows with writer Stephen Moss.

John Craven book jacket

Stephen Moss will also be hosting the festival and speaking about his new book, The Accidental Countryside.

The 9 other speakers at the festival include wildlife gardener Kate Bradbury, wildlife photographers Andy Howard and Tim Stenton, and entomologist Dr Erica McAlister.

The Festival will also include screenings of documentary series Highlands: Scotland’s Wild Heart, and guided walks and field trips for guests staying at the hotel.

Grant Arms Hotel
Grant Arms Hotel

More information, including a full programme, can be found on the Festival’s website.