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.

Charlecote Jacob sheep in buttercup field in spring

Jacob sheep at Charlecote Park 

While our fallow deer usually steal the show, our rare-breed Jacob sheep have their own important story to tell.

Two black and white lambs

Lambing at Brockhampton 

This time of year sees the fields around Brockhampton filled with lovely lambs. Meet these gentle creatures and help to care for them with the farmers.

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

Lambing at Calke Abbey 

Spring is lambing time at Calke Abbey. Find out about our flock of rare-breed Portland sheep here.