Wildlife

Prior Park is an excellent place to spot creatures of all shapes and sizes © Jim Parry

Prior Park is an excellent place to spot creatures of all shapes and sizes

An abundance of wildlife

Our ponds, meadows and woodland provide habitats for a wide variety of animals. Depending on the time of year you might see dragonflies skimming over the ponds, newly hatched cygnets or, if you're lucky, some shy roe deer.

There are plenty of opportunities for keen wildlife photographers and we'd love to see some of your shots.

Pond life

The fishponds at the bottom of the valley at Prior Park are an important part of the landscape. They are also a home to many different species.

Wildlife tweets

We frequently tweet about what wildlife has been spotted in the garden, so why not follow us to find out what you might discover here? Share your snaps of wildlife you've seen on your visit, too.

Wildlife spotter tips

Wildlife spotting is great fun for all the family. Why not hire a magnifying glass from reception and see what you can find in the garden...

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