Spring wildlife in the Midlands

As the new season unfolds all kinds of flora and fauna are emerging, giving the gardens and landscapes a burst of new spring colour. The places we look after are ideal spots to enjoy nature and wildlife at this time of year.

goslings at croome in 2017

Spring wildlife at Croome 

After its winter hibernation, in early spring the parkland begins to slowly awaken.

Children enjoying a wildlife walk

Spring wildlife at Packwood 

Spring is a great time of year to spot a variety of wildlife at Packwood. Take a stroll around the grounds and keep your eyes peeled for creatures big and small.

A brown long-eared bat

Shugborough's springtime wildlife 

See what exciting species come out to play in the springtime

Baddesley is home to many ducks

Wildlife at Baddesley Clinton 

Bees, birds and butterflies, you'll see all of them at Baddesley Clinton

A male woodpecker in the woods

Spring wildlife at Stoneywell 

Discover the wildlife that calls Stoneywell 'home' at spring.

Belton Bee amongst the lavender in the Dutch garden

Spring wildlife at Belton 

There's lots of wildlife to discover across Belton's 1300 acres this spring.

Bilberry bumble bee on grass

Spring wildlife on the Long Mynd at Carding Mill Valley 

Once spring arrives on the Long Mynd the place really starts to come to life, with birds finding their perfect nesting spot and insects finding the best place to lay their eggs. Up on the top of the hill you can hear the distinctive call of the Red Grouse and you might even catch a glimpse of the rare Bilberry Bumble Bees buzzing around New Pool Hollow.

A stonechat perches in bracken

Longshaw's spring wildlife 

Find out how spring affects Longshaw's wildlife

Evening sun reflects on the ponds in the Park at Hardwick, Derbyshire

Springtime in Hardwick park 

See some of nature's best moments unfold in the expanse of Hardwick's park.