Land & landscape

We look after 250,000 hectares of countryside and more than 775 miles of coastline, keeping them accessible for future generations

Cribyn, Brecon Beacons, Powys
Greylag geese on Orford Ness

Our plan to restore nature at our places 

Find out more about our ambitious plans to restore nature at our places, creating 25,000 hectares of new wildlife habitats by 2025.

Dan Jones and his sheepdogs on the Great Orme

Wildlife and farming on the Great Orme 

We're working with farmer Dan Jones and his flock of sheep to look after rare wildlife at Parc Farm on the Great Orme.

Common Blue Butterfly

2016: A review of the year's weather and wildlife 

Bee and butterfly numbers have slumped after 2016 brought a tenth year of unsettled weather. Grass grew at an extraordinary rate - good news for farmers making hay and silage, but bad for the insects that rely on patches of bare ground to breed.

Dee Gathorne-Hardy, our area ranger at Ickworth, Suffolk

Inspired by trees at Ickworth 

Dee Gathorne-Hardy's love of trees began in the tropical climes of Malaysia. Today he works with other rangers and volunteers managing the woodland in the grounds of this 18th century mansion. They use woodchip to power the estate's biomass boiler.

A view of flooded fields from Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

Living with change - managing water and flooding 

We examine the ways climate change has impacted on the north coast of Somerset, and how we're responding.

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