For nature and wildlife lovers

Open your eyes to the amazing animals and plants that can be found at our places. Browse all our wildlife and nature content in one place.

Stag at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire
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A home for nature and wildlife

Find out the best places in Llŷn to spot your favourite coastal creatures; from seal spotting delights, the famous red-legged choughs, dolphin encounters and Porthdinllaen’s seagrass bed.

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Seal-spotting walks

Atlantic grey seals begin breeding in September, with the pupping season continuing right through until November. We look after several places which are great for spotting these white-furred pups in autumn.

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Autumn family fun at Knole

Knole, Kent

Get outdoors and embrace the change in season this autumn half-term, with our wildlife walks and nature-themed arts and crafts for all the family.

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Discover wildlife on the Holnicote Estate

Holnicote Estate, Somerset

See some of Exmoor's most well-known and iconic wildlife on the National Trust's Holnicote Estate.

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Wildlife in Leigh Woods

Leigh Woods, Bristol

Leigh Woods is a great place to discover wildlife.

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Wildlife on the Ashridge Estate

Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire

From deer rutting to badger spotting every season reveals something interesting when it comes to spotting wildlife at Ashridge. Make sure you pack your binoculars and camera and see what you can find.

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Wildlife on the Mendip Hills

Mendip Hills

The rare limestone grassland landscape on the Mendip Hills is home to a wide array of flora and fauna.

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Deer keeping with Dom: Spring at Knole

Knole, Kent

Spring is a beautiful time in Knole Park and Dom Andrews, park and deer keeper, talks us through the sights to look out for and what he’s working on as the weather warms.

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Autumn rut at Knole

Knole, Kent

Catch up with Dom, Knole's Park and Deer Keeper, as the parkland changes colour and the rutting season begins. Expect to hear the clash of antlers and bellowing mating calls as the bucks are fully grown and testosterone runs high for prime position in Knole Park.

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Wildlife on the Farne Islands

Farne Islands, Northumberland

Find the seals, puffins and over 100,000 seabirds, that call our special place home each year, on your visit.

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Petworth Park Family Bat Walk

Petworth, West Sussex

Grab your torch and join our family friendly night time bat walk this half-term on Thursday 1 June led by our Wildlife Advisor to discover more about local bat species, their behaviour and why they are important to the local wildlife.

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Winter walks at Knole

Knole, Kent

With a variety of guided walks planned this winter, Knole Park is the perfect place to get outdoors and shake off the excesses of Christmas.

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Birds, butterflies and bees

Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire

The floral borders and wildflowers in the summer months attract hundreds of bees and butterflies to the garden.

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Spot our special wildlife on Denbies Hillside

Denbies Hillside, Surrey

From a rich habitat for birds, refuge for reptiles and a fantastic place to spot butterflies both rare and commonplace, Denbies Hillside is full of wildlife just waiting to be discovered.

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Wildlife at White Park Bay

White Park Bay, County Antrim

A haven for wildlife with ancient habitats, there's lots of creatures, big and small, to spot at White Park Bay. Get involved and help us record rare species.

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Explore the Tyntesfield estate

Tyntesfield, North Somerset

The wider estate boasts panoramic countryside views, vast woodland, heritage trees and rolling parkland.

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The wildlife of Stonehenge Landscape through the seasons

Stonehenge Landscape, Wiltshire

The ancient countryside provides habitats and protection for a wide variety of wildlife. Migrating birds return year after year and each season is defined by new arrivals and changing scenes. From the swooping skylarks to the wild flowers there is so much nature to behold and a new picture painted by every season.

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Our work at Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest, Essex

Dealing with storm damage, clearing scrub and caring for our forest sheep is all in a days work for our volunteer conservation team.