Wildlife at Coughton Court

Insect feeding at Coughton Court, Warwickshire

Due to the variety of habitat, from woodland to meadow, river to lake and the mature trees dispersed around the well maintained grounds, the diversity of wildlife is fantastic.

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There are lots of bees enjoying the nectar in the walled garden throughout June and July.

There are lots of buzzing bees in the walled garden
Bee on a flower
There are lots of buzzing bees in the walled garden

Bluebell Wood

  • A variety of birds
  • Monkjack and fallow deer have also been spotted
  • Insects under logs
There are lots of surprises under the logs in the Bluebell Woods
Found under a log at Coughton Court, Warwickshire
There are lots of surprises under the logs in the Bluebell Woods

Lake

  • Ducks and come spring the ducklings
  • Moor hens
  • Lots of geese and goslings!
  • Heron
  • If you’re lucky kingfishers!
Looking for lunch
Heron at Coughton Court, Warwickshire
Looking for lunch

Walled garden

  • Butterflies and buzzing bees due to the nectar rich flowers
This butterfly is enjoying the nectar
Butterfly feeding at Coughton Court, Warwickshire
This butterfly is enjoying the nectar

Not technically wildlife but we do have a very pretty resident cat called Ariel!

A very contented cat
Ariel the cat at Coughton Court, Warwickshire
A very contented cat