Oak Hedgehog House
Solid Oak Hedgehog House
Suitable for hibernation, breeding and summer shelter.
Made from solid FSC certified timber with screwed construction technique which gives strength and longevity ensuring the habitat can with stand crushing or strimming. The domed roof is double skinned for insulation and weather protection, whilst the raised timber floor keeps damp out. A specially sized entrance porch allows the hedgehog in but deters predators.
The house has a hinged door at the back for annual cleaning or inspection of sick or rescued hedgehogs. The house may be cleaned (if unoccupied) after winter use. (Late-March to Early April)
Solid Oak Hedgehog House Siting
Locate the hogitat within cover out of the prevailing wind. Pile leaves or foliage around the house to further camouflage it. Place cut short lengths of dry grass or leaves inside as nesting material
Solid Oak Hedgehog House Maintenance
Made of slow seasoned durable timber which does not require any further treatment such varnishes or stains.