Where to spot wildlife in Somerset

In the summer months there's an abundance of wildlife to be spotted in Somerset. Our ranger teams work ranger teams work hard to create the best environment for some much-loved species. Why not take a walk in the great outdoors and see what you can spot?

Red deer stags sparring during rutting season

Discover wildlife on the Holnicote Estate

See some of Exmoor's most well-known and iconic wildlife on the National Trust's Holnicote Estate.

Fyne Court is home to many species of fungi

Encouraging wildlife to flourish at Fyne Court

Fyne Court was given to us in 1967 and since 2009 we've taken the management back in hand. But we're not restoring the garden – it’s staying wild.

Young goats play rutting at Cheddar, Somerset

Wildlife at Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is famous for its herd of feral goats, but this National Trust site has lots more fascinating wildlife to discover.

Greater Horseshoe bat

Wildlife on the Mendip Hills

The rare limestone grassland landscape on the Mendip Hills is home to a wide array of flora and fauna.

Brean Down goats on sea cliff edge

Wildlife on Brean Down

Explore Brean Down in Somerset and discover the flora and fauna on this fascinating peninsula.