Lambing in the Midlands

The sight of new-born lambs in the fields is one of the sure signs that spring is finally here. As part of caring for landscapes we also look after flocks of sheep and lambs, some quite rare, at places across the Midlands.

Jacob sheep with church in background at Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park's Jacob sheep 

The rare-breed Jacob sheep flock is a long-established sight in the parkland at Charlecote.

Spring is lambing time for the rare-breed Portland sheep at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Lambing at Calke Abbey 

See Calke’s rare-breed Portland lambs bouncing around the walled garden this spring, or come along to one of our lambing events for a chance to see a lamb being born.