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Seasonal highlights: Migratory birds
We welcome lots of migratory birds to the estate every year, and autumn is the perfect time to see them arriving. If you look closely, you might even see some unusual species...
Seasonal highlights: Fungi
There are some funky varieties of fungi fruiting in the woodland and on the grassy areas of the estate. Here are some of our favourites...
Seasonal highlights: Trees & plants
The trees in the garden really put on a show during the autumn months, turning every shade of russet, orange and golden brown. It's also the time when bright berries and delicious fruit is ripe for picking.
Studley Royal Deer Park is home to a herd of over 300 wild deer.
From the newborn calves in spring to the autumn rut, there's always something going on in the park.
Check out some footage of the deer on our You Tube page.
Please take care when walking in the deer park. They are wild animals so please keep your distance and make sure dogs are on leads.
Top 5 wildlife trails
Become a nature spotter on the trail of the wonderful wildlife at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal. There are loads of nooks and crannies and places to discover the wildlife that makes its home here…
Shelley volunteers at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal as part of the wildlife team:
"I love being a wildlife volunteer because I get to learn so much about the variety of wildlife here, it's so rewarding to share what I know with other people too. The best thing is being on the estate after a busy week at work or a drive through the deer park in the evening. It takes me back to being me again. It's special time."