Places you can see lambs

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Lambs are one of the first and most eagerly awaited signs of spring. Go for a family walk in any of these places and see how many lambs you can count. We'd love to see any cute lamb photos you get on Facebook or Twitter.

  • Rare and traditional breeds of sheep can be seen at Home Farm, Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire.
  • Watch thousands of young lambs take their first steps in the park at Ickworth, Suffolk.
  • Calke Abbey, in Derbyshire, is home to a small flock of rare Portland sheep. There will be a ranger ramble on 5 March, where you can find out about Calke's flock of rare breed Portland sheep.
  • Jacob sheep will begin lambing from early April in the field adjacent to West Park at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire. Kids can also explore with Major Mustard and his wooden sheep family, in the woodland garden.
  • There will be lambs in the fields at Lower Brockhampton, Brockhampton Estate, Herefordshire
  • New-born lambs abound in the Tarell Valley, Brecon Beacons, Powys.
  • Lambs are born from around 12 March onwards at Llanerchaeron, in Ceredigion.
  • At Arlington, in Devon, there are 30 minute lambing talks every day from 28 March - 12 April and lambs and ewes can be seen throughout the Easter holidays.
  • Spring lambs will be gallivanting across the lowland farms of Holincote Estate, Somerset.
  • Scots Blackface sheep lamb from mid-March onwards on the Quantock Hills, Somerset.
  • Gibside, in Tyne and Wear, will be holding lambing days on 7, 8, 14 and 15 March. At these events kids can meet spring lambs and take a peek at newly hatched chicks.

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