Mike Bagshaw

Mike Bagshaw

About this author

Mike Bagshaw is a Lancastrian by birth and a zoologist by training. After four years as a student in Sheffield he qualified as a biology teacher and has taught full-time ever since. Initially this took place indoors in school classrooms, but for the last 30 years he has worked in outdoor education centres, introducing children and adults to the delights of water-sports, mountaineering, forest education and how to understand and appreciate the natural world. In his spare time he has travelled the wild places of the world as a naturalist and explorer, often in a canoe or kayak, and written about his experiences for outdoor magazines. He contributes monthly nature columns to local newspapers and has had a book of poetry published.

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A Slow day in York

'The history of York is the history of England'; unearth the past with a slow tour of this medieval city. 

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The Tour de Yorkshire

Author Mike Bagshaw takes us on a tour of the towns and villages on the Tour de Yorkshire route for 2017.

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The Yorkshire Vet

Yorkshire Vet Alf Wight changed the perceptions of his industry forever.

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