Looking after wildlife at Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock is a haven for many different species of wildlife, thanks to the way we organically manage the parkland and the work we carry out to preserve, protect and restore habitats. Here are a few of the wild things you can see here in spring.

An oil beetle at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

June wildlife - Oil beetles

Many creatures make their home at Lanhydrock, including some rather rare and spectacular bugs. Learn about one beetle, facing extinction, which lives in the parkland here.

A palmate newt alongside a tadpole in the swimming pool at Lanhydrock

Protecting palmate newts at Lanhydrock

You might spot these tiny newts in the Victorian swimming pool in the spring, when they gather there to breed. Palmate newts are getting rarer in the UK but we're doing what we can to help this species thrive.