A stunning new free exhibition featuring the winners and commended entries from the 2018 British Wildlife Photography Awards is currently on display in the Footprint Gallery, adjacent Jackfield Tile Museum, in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, until 10 September.


The inspirational images are a celebration of British wildlife, in all its beauty and diversity from a range of hugely talented amateur and professional photographers practising across the UK. They highlight the great wealth and diversity of Britain’s natural history providing a showcase for the very best nature photography with evocative and powerful imagery encouraging discovery, exploration, conservation and enjoyment of our natural heritage.


Established in 2009, the British Wildlife Photography Awards also aim to raise awareness about British biodiversity, species and habitats. As well as having their work showcased in the exhibition, the winners and commended entrants are featured in a beautiful new book.


The Footprint Gallery at Jackfield Tile Museum and is open every day between 10am and 4pm. For further information, call the Ironbridge Tourist Information Centre on 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M54 motorway exiting at Telford junction 4 or 6.  For more details about the British Wildlife Photography Awards visit www.bwpawards.org.

IMAGE: British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition winner Young category 12-18 credit Ivan Carter, The Eye of the Spawn, Walmer Castle, Kent