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Overview

Hotel for hedgehogs and hoglets!

Hedgehogs are known as 'the gardener's friend' as they don't do any harm to your garden but they eat pests such as slugs, beetles etc. They will often try to shelter in a compost heap or a bonfire which can be dangerous to them, and they face other hazards such as gardening forks, lawn strimmers and predators. Providing them with a shelter can give them a greater chance of survival and allow them to hide from foxes, badgers and domestic pets such as dogs. The hedgehog igloo can be further secured with tent pegs if necessary.

This charming, waterproof hedgehog home is constructed from a study painted steel frame covered in a brush wood finish and decorated with rattan bands. Its attractive design allows it to blend into your garden nicely. It can be covered with extra leaves and foliage to create a perfect spot for hedgehog hibernation. It's spacious enough to provide shelter for a mother hedgehog and her hoglets (yes, that is the adorable term) and can be used as a feeding station too.

All you have to do is place the igloo hedgehog home in a sheltered spot in your garden, such as beside shrubs and facing away from the wind, place some dry leaves and/or short cut grass inside as nesting material and add some extra brushwood to the shelter in the winter. The narrow entrance will deter inquisitive dogs etc. and the waterproof roof provides protection from the elements. Sadly, hedgehog numbers are in decline and they could do with a little help to keep them safe. Providing a sanctuary for hedgehogs also helps children to learn the value of protecting wildlife.

About this product

Key Features

  • Charming hedgehog shelter shaped like an igloo
  • Provides hedgehogs with a sanctuary from the weather and predators
  • Great gift for anyone who loves nature and wildlife

Product Specification

  • Height: 22cm
  • Width: 53cm
  • Depth: 59cm
  • Weight: approx 1.5kg

Important Information

  • Choose a site sheltered from the wind, with nearby vegetation cover
  • Cover the igloo with dry leaves during winter hibernation
  • Hibernation period is approx November - April
  • Breeding season/nesting: courtship and mating is in May (new hoglets may remain in the nest until June/July)
  • Summer shelter: July - September hedgehogs will use in poor weather or as protection from predators

Product code: wlw006

What do you get

  • 1 x Igloo Hedgehog Home

Delivery

  • UK Standard - Dispatched same working day (1-4 working days) (Order before 6:30pm Mon - Fri) is available for this item
  • UK Standard (2-5 working days) is available for this item
  • UK Next Working Day (Order before 6:30pm Mon - Fri) is available for this item
  • Europe is available for this item
  • Worldwide is available for this item

Product reviews

97 5 Star Reviews
20 4 Star Reviews
0 3 Star Reviews
0 2 Star Reviews
1 1 Star Reviews
118 All Reviews

Robust hedgehog home, well pleased.

Customer | 14/09/20 | Collected by Trustpilot

My niece was thrilled with her gift

Shirley | 07/09/20 | Collected by Trustpilot

I bought this not realising that hedgehog rescues won’t allow these to be used due to them being so dangerous and hedgehogs dying from getting their spikes caught in the lining. I’ve since had to buy wooden houses as rescues won’t allow you to use these I just wish I’d known before I bought it

Jules | 31/08/20 | Collected by Trustpilot

Good quality item and something a little bit different.

Customer | 26/08/20 | Collected by Trustpilot

This was a gift for some friends, they absolutely loved it. I hope the hogs do too!!

Lynne | 24/08/20 | Collected by Trustpilot

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