biologist, adventurer and television presenter
Adventurer and television presenter Octavia Hopwood is a biologist with a passion for natural history, science, extreme sports and the great outdoors.
Her passion for the natural world, particularly for the relationship that human beings have with their environment - both positive and negative - has led to a lifelong ambition to promote people's connection with the outdoors, encourage conservation and inspire future generations to love and cherish the natural world.
Whats in the News?
Octavia Has been working with the Media Trust to produce an Episode of Brilliant Britain which features some inspiring projects taking place in her home county of Shropshire; including carnivorous plants, football matches hosted by prison inmates, music from up and coming band Fight the Bear and a fascinating feature by one of Community Channel's familiar faces - the Bald Explorer.
We're heading back to the countryside of Shropshire as Octavia prepares her new series 'On the Farm', which documents the day to day living of a smallholding on the Welsh Borders.
To catch up and follow the rest of the series, subscribe to Octavia's YouTube channel!