Many people enjoy spending long summer evenings sitting in their gardens, watching as daylight turns to dusk and bats begin to fill the night sky.

These small and fascinating creatures often live in close proximity to us, using our gardens as an important source of food, water and shelter. As their natural habitats become more scarce, our gardens are playing a more important role in securing a future for bats.

Bats are a sign of a green and healthy environment, so creating a garden that's good for bats will also be good for people. Explore the below pages for tips on how you can make your garden/green space a haven for bats.